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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 (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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?
Canker sore: It's a canker sore, or an aphthous ulcer. I get them too, and they are annoying. The immune system itself causes them, sometimes in times of stress, sometimes in response to certain viruses, or sometimes "just 'cuz". Aside from a pain reliever if they are bad, there isn't much you can do, and they go away without help in about 1-2 weeks. Certain foods like citrus are irritating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor/dentist: to figure this one out. It could be an infection that requires treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more
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 small bump inside the mouth... Left side.. Just under the gums area.. On the soft tissues.. It is painless...
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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