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i have a small white bump on the top of my teeth

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Fistula, See DDS: Fistula is a sign that there is an infection and your body is draining it out. Unlike some other types of infection, a dental chronic abscess will not ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
See your Dentist: May be an infection, a neoplasm, or another lesion. See your Dentist for definitive diagnosis and treatment.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Hollander
36 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities: It could be from an infection in the tooth from trauma, small fibroma (benign), spot of irritation from fingers. best way to rule out infections is t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Bumps: You may have mandibular tori, small benign growths of bone. Next time you see your Dentist for a regular check-up ask him/her to take a look and esta ... Read More
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Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Possible: calculus/tartar... see a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Healing wisdom area: How long ago was the tooth removed? It could be an infection, an exposed piece of bone, a bone fragment working its way to the surface, a small piece ... Read More
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
See Dentist: Could be many things, needs examination. Local inflammation, tooth eruption, infection, abnormal growth, others. Needs looked at to diagnose.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Any pain/bleeding/swelling is a red flag that something's wrong. Please call your treating Dentist or (hopefully) Orthodontic Specialist immediately.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Yes and Yes: Both sites should be evaluated. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Dont kiss anyone: This might be the beginnings of herpes. Have it looked at. Might need an antiviral medication.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Probably not: But white bumps deserve examination as may be precursor to problems. So make arrangements for your Dentist to see you and your bump ASAP.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Painful mouth bump: It could be an infection so please visit a doctor.

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