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what this this bump that I have on my gum near the back teeth

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Could be abcess...: Since i don't know how old you are, it is hard to say..If you are in your twenties then it could be your wisdom teeth erupting if you still have them. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jill Valerius
22 years experience Integrative Medicine
See doctor: I would suggest seeing your doctor or dentist to have this examined.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. sam Tadros
28 years experience Prosthodontics
Reaction or Trauma: Not easy to diagnosis with out evaluation could be a reaction or trauma to an item if it occurred in an acute stand point?
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Go to the dentist and have the dentist radiograph all four wisdom teeth to make sure that they are coming in correctly and there is adequate room. It ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If it's hard, it might be what we call a torus, which is benign and merely excess bone. Very often people have it for years and never realize it unti ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Chan
19 years experience Dentistry
May be normal: Sometimes the gums heal into a bump because of the way the stitches were placed. It may be completely normal, but you can mention it to your dentist t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Bump on gum: This may be either a gum abcess or a tooth abcess. This can be diagnosed by your dentist with an examination and an x-ray. Another possibility is an ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
likely :canker sore: If you also feel some pain and discomfort in the lesion/pimple like area, and it stays less than, or around 14 days, then most likely it. Is canker s ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
Bump: It is hard to answer without knowing whether you do or do not have a wisdom tooth coming in, and without knowing the condition of the gum in the area. ... Read More

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