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A 26-year-old female asked:

i have a huge bump of puss in my gums. it happens only seasonal whenever the weather changes from cold to summer. my teeth are ok. what could this be?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Leonard Bernstein
Periodontics 46 years experience
An Abscess: Your teeth are not necessarily ok. If it is truly puss it is an infection. You need to see a dentist.
Dr. Guy Hanson
Dentistry 37 years experience
Periodontal Abscess: Pus is not normal in the mouth. If the teeth are checked out and are okay, then have your dentist look for a periodontal abscess. Your diet may change when the weather changes and food my be trapped under the gums.

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