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Bumps in the mouth on my gums. What can cause this to happen?

Bumps in the mouth on my gums. What can cause this to happen?

Reaction to food: This could be caused by reaction to food or drink. Another cause is trauma or burn from eating bulky or hot food. Herpetic infections or apthous ulcers can also be the culprit. This should be checked by a dentist or physician asap. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can dry mouth cause bumps on gums?

Can dry mouth cause bumps on gums?

Not likely: Dry mouth will cause redness in the oral mucosa due to the dry mucosal surface rubbing during speech or mouth movement. Dry mouth also causes glossy look on the gum due to inflammation. Dry mouth causes bad breath due to reduction of saliva quantity and quality, thus causing increase in pathological bacteria and incidences of caries. Secondary to these causes, abscess may be formed and drained. ...Read more

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Could chewing cinnamon chewing gum, cause mouth soreness or bumps?

Could chewing cinnamon chewing gum, cause mouth soreness or bumps?

Cinnamon sensitivity: Many people are sensitive to cinnamon. Stop chewing cinnamon gum and using other cinnamon flavored foods and see if your soreness goes away in a few days. If it does not then see a dentist about your sore tongue. ...Read more

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Which viral diseases cause bumps inside the mouth on the upper gums?

Which viral diseases cause bumps inside the mouth on the upper gums?

Most common: Most common is the Herpes Virus. But there are other virul, bacterial, and fungal causes for "bumps." Please see your Dentist for an examination, symptom review, health history, etc., all leading to the correct diagnosis and treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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I am getting small painful bumps in my mouth: on my gums and on the base and roof of my mouth. What could it be?

I am getting small painful bumps in my mouth: on my gums and on the base and roof of my mouth. What could it be?

Need Consultation: It could be tooth or gum infection, or could be a sexually transmitted disease. Either way, get your dentist and/or physicial to look at it. ...Read more

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Need help. I've got a strange bump on my lower right side of my mouth on my gum?

Need help. I've got a strange bump on my lower right side of my mouth on my gum?

See doctor/dentist: to figure this one out. It could be an infection that requires treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I got scratched on the inside of my mouth near my gums, and now there is a bump below where the scratch was. Can you tell me what this is?

I got scratched on the inside of my mouth near my gums, and now there is a bump below where the scratch was. Can you tell me what this is?

See Dentist: No one can really tell you what's going on without examining you. You may have infected gum tissue subsequent to the traumatic scratch, or it could be from another cause. In any event, don't trust to Mother Nature to make this disappear on its own without consequence. Please see your Dentist for diagnosis and treatment to prevent the possibility of this becoming a more serious problem. ...Read more

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I have 1 bump in the upper part of my mouth between my gums and inner cheeks that are on symmetrical sides. the left one is red and white with no pain

I have 1 bump in the upper part of my mouth between my gums and inner cheeks that are on symmetrical sides. the left one is red and white with no pain

Exam: No one can tell you much specifically about this other than you need to have it evaluated by a dentist to really know what is going on. If no dentist is available, perhaps you are near a community health center that can help with this.. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under the skin near the gum line on the floor of my mouth on the right side. You can't see it in the mirror you can only feel it.

I have a small bump under the skin near the gum line on the floor of my mouth on the right side. You can't see it in the mirror you can only feel it.

Needs to be seen: We can't see or diagnose these types of situations over the internet. It may or may not be normal. You will have to see your dentist for an accurate answer to your question. See someone in case it does require treatment! ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more