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What does an oral cyst feel like? recently i've noticed that i have a bump on my gum near the back on the lower right side of my mouth. it doesn't hurt a lot, but it is tender. it's kind of hard to the touch so i'm wondering if i might just have something

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jonathan Scharf
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
As : As stated could be many things but you must get it checked out.
Dr. Alan Zweig
Prosthodontics 46 years experience
This : This could be any number of things. Most likely not a cyst, but an abscess which could be coming from your gum or a tooth. It needs to be examined by your dentist.

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