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lump on gum under tooth

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist ASAP: Without seeing the lump to learn its exact location, color, as well as (important!) x-ray films, only general observation can be listed. This means yo ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. MaryEileen Geary
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Check out the lump!: It sounds like this problem has been going on for some time and it will not get better on its own! at this point the lump is telling you that the dec ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Weiss
43 years experience Medical Oncology
See your dentist: The broken tooth may have led to chronic irritation, but there are many other possibiliites - so you should see you dentist.
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Dr. Christopher Pace
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infetcion?: Eating nuts could be insignificant and coincidental. If this tooth has been decayed for a while, enough to break off some of the enamel, there is lik ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
An Abscess?: You appear to be describing an abscess that is related to one or more of your front teeth. Best course of action is to see a dentist and have a compre ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Lump: Lots of things cause lumps, including abscessed (infected) tooth, infected gums, mucocele, cyst, just to mention a few. Any pain, bleeding or swellin ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
2nd opinion: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Painful Lump: See your dentist asap as this sounds like a tooth that is abscessing; you do not want to leave an infection untreated. It can be easily treated with a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Needs evaluation..: This could be a draining fistula from an abscess, either coming from a periodontal problem or endodontic problem. The root may be fractured, too. So h ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Small lump: Where in your mouth is it located? How long has it been there? Is it soft or hard? Has it changed in size or color? There are numerous possibilities. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Dental appointment: The tooth needs to be evaluated to determine the cause of the swelling and the appropriate treatment for it.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See DDS.: Hard to say without exam. See DDS who extracted tooth.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Tooth may be abscessed. Please see your Dentist ASAP.

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