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recurring bump on roof of mouth

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Many reasons: Have an examination with a dentist. Someone with oral medicine experience would be a good bet.
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
Many options: This could be drainage from an abscessed tooth. It could be an apthous ulcer. They are small, painful and recur. Do you notice the ulcer after eatin ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bump: The causes for tiny bumps to appear in the mouth are legion. Now that it's gone it may not be possible to put a label on it. Residual bump may be sc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
Rarely: Very unlikely, but possible. Definitely have it checked by your dentist to rule out something more serious. The roof of the mouth is a critical locati ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not really: Is the bump hard or soft? If soft, it may be an infection from a non-vital tooth. If hard, it may be a torus. Either way, it needs to be examined to d ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possible abscess: You may have an infected tooth. The only way to know for sure is to visit with a dentist. If you do not have a dentist i would suggest your looking ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leena Varughese
12 years experience Pathology
Cyst: It could be a mucocele but since you have had it for 3 months, i would recommend that you see your primary care or ENT specialist.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Bump on gums: Yes, but it may be a tooth infection, see a dentist for an x-ray asap.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
See dentist: several things may cause this. See the dentist right away for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
It coudl be irritati: You are correct that this might be related to prolonged activity. The pelvic bumps and those on the roof of the mouth could be trauma also. Anot ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Abscess: Appears you have a draining abscess. Needs to be evaluated and treated or you can easily loose the tooth. Please call a local dentist for an appointme ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Stubborn symptoms: This is probably a result of having the flu recently. Sometimes when people are sick their immune symptoms become taxed and are susceptible to other v ... Read More
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