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teething skin tag gum

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Benign: let it fall off by itself- totally benign unless bleeding.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Gum tissue: Don't worry about this. It will r solve as your baby grows.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Not usually a prob: I would constantly monitor the area If the baby appears to have any pain, fever, etc., I would get to a Dr. just to be sure.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it sure will and salt water rinses helpful!
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Operculum: If the tag of tissue is covering the posterior part of your wisdom tooth, it is probably inflamed due to food/bacterial impaction or trauma from the m ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Uvula: That is your uvula.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Skin tag: If it's along the back border of your soft palate and located exactly in the middle it's a normal structure called the Uvula. If located elsewhere, i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
34 years experience Endodontics
Just observe: It is just fine her baby teeth still erupting . Just observe.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Depends on the cause. A local dentist could take a look.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Aphthous stomatitis: Or canker sores the most common observable lesion by the dentists.The topical anesthetic otc application is recommended. Individual ulcers typically l ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Consider this: a normal phase of healing. Absent any pain, swelling, fever I would not be concerned.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See orthodontist: There are many various reasons which could cause "the gum that was between my 2 front teeth is squished & inflated". I can appreciate yo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: You should have your orthodontist examine the tissue. There may be some excess tissue in that area depending on how your teeth were moved.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Did a doctor: Did a doctor examine the area? If not should be to make sure it heals right.
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