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I have a bump that is very painful when touched or is not touched on my inner gums behind the front bottom teeth it's red and kinda hard squishy.

I have a bump that is very painful when touched or is not touched on my inner gums behind the front bottom teeth it's red and kinda hard squishy.

Infection: This most likely is a abcess or infection. It is important that you get this treated properly. See a dentist asap. This is something that you should not ignore or try to treat yourself. Call a dentist today. ...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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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 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?

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 more

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The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?

The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?

Irritation: The "bumps" are sore because they are irritated. The question is, what are those "bumps"? Lesions like that can be as benign as a torus palatinus, or they could be more serious, especially since you are a smoker. Have them evaluated by your dentist... It may save your life. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it is when you have two circular bumps on your bottom gums like under your tongue?

Can you tell me what it is when you have two circular bumps on your bottom gums like under your tongue?

Tori: Hard to say without seeing the patient. Bumps that are hard and on the tongue side of the lower jaw are called tori. Harmless boney overgrowths that usually require no treatment. ...Read more

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The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?

The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?

Sore Mouth rinse: Such as Orajel antiseptic sore mouth rinse can provide temporary relief. If you need more for the soreness, you can try taking a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve). The bump should resolve on its own within a few days. ...Read more

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What causes a painless bump on the upper outside gum near the left canine and the lower gum near the molar teeth?

What causes a painless bump on the upper outside gum near the left canine and the lower gum near the molar teeth?

Buccal Exostosis: Sounds like an exostosis is benign growths of bone. No treatment is required for bony exostosis unless it becomes so large that it interferes with function. If concerned see your dentist for consultation. ...Read more

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I have two small white bumps on my gums below my front bottom teeth and it doesn't hurt at all. No other symptoms. Good dental hygiene. What is it?

I have two small white bumps on my gums below my front bottom teeth and it doesn't hurt at all. No other symptoms. Good dental hygiene. What is it?

White bumps: How long? Size? Exact location? Hard or soft? Compressible? Moveable? Symmetrical? Any redness around the white areas? The rule of thumb is that all white areas in/on what is normally pink tissue should be examined. Wouldn't it be great to have your Dentist say, "That's normal." ...Read more

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What are these bumps on the bottom of my tongue, and tiny white bumps on my gums, no pain at all, could this be an std of some sort?

Here are some...: If there has been no change in size and no symptoms, these could be the normal remnants of body formation. Without a look at their specific location & features, it is hard to give a firm answer. So, leave them alone as long as being asymptomatic; if still concerned, seek evaluation and counseling. To have the care-related things done correctly, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more

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My daughter has a bump on the bottom party of her gums right under her teeth. What can this be? She telling me it hurts when she eat and talk.

My daughter has a bump on the bottom party of her gums right under her teeth. What can this be? She telling me it hurts when she eat and talk.

Abscess: Probability is that it's an abscessed (infected) tooth. Must see Dentist ASAP. Infection control and space management are critical in a growing child. ...Read more

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I have a small bump pea sized on my gum below my lower front teeth tongue side. It has been there for well over a month now and im scared any ideas?

I have a small bump pea sized on my gum below my lower front teeth tongue side. It has been there for well over a month now and im scared any ideas?

Blocked duct: It might be a blocked salivary duct, if it is under the tongue. If it is on the gums, it might be an abscess. In either case, 1 month is a long time, and you must get in to see your dentist for evaluation and treatment. Do not wait any longer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tmj flare up a week ago and now a tender bump on lower left jaw line. Its under my first molar, not on gums but on my actual jaw line. Tender touching?

Tmj flare up a week ago and now a tender bump on lower left jaw line. Its under my first molar, not on gums but on my actual jaw line. Tender touching?

Visit the dentist: Tooth/gum infection can further spread to other parts of the body like jaw bones and sinus. It also can result in systemic infection. Therefore, dental treatment is a must. Keep a good oral hygiene and call for appointment. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump on my gums, on the inside right below my bottom middle teeth (seemingly touching). It feels as if it is pushing my tooth a bit; a mild dull ache... Any ideas? It has been a consistent ache for a few days so far.

I have a small white bump on my gums, on the inside right below my bottom middle teeth (seemingly touching). It feels as if it is pushing my tooth a bit; a mild dull ache... Any ideas? It has been a consistent ache for a few days so far.

Fistula, See DDS: Fistula is a sign that there is an infection and your body is draining it out. Unlike some other types of infection, a dental chronic abscess will not get better on its own. See your dentist for diagnosis, x-ray and 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