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A 28-year-old male asked:

small raised bleb hard palate 6 months white pimple colour sore when rub over it not grown numerous upper broken teeth 28 years old smoker.?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Lots of reasons to..: You mentioned a few of your findings but did not actually ask a question. The "bleb" may or may not be related to the smoking. Since you smoke, you are more prone to cancerous lesions. Smoking will also do harm to your lungs, heart and the rest of your body. Broken teeth can become infected and spread to other parts of your body. All reasons to stop smoking and see your dentist for treatment.
Dr. David Gisborne
Specializes in Dentistry
Abscessed tooth: The most likely cause is an abscessed tooth, since you remarked that you have multiple broken teeth, it is probable that the infection in the bone has found a small exit through the gum tissue, which is called a sinus tract. It is probably not too painful as the drainage from the infection is leaking out into your mouth, through the "bleb". You should see a dentist for an exam soon.

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