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Can You Get A Pimple On Your Gums
I've had a pimple on my gum for a week. I'm going away for two weeks on Sunday. Will it be okay to leave it until I get home or is it too risky?
I've had this pimple on my gum for a week but I am going on holiday for 2 weeks. Is it too risky to leave the pimple until I get back, or am I okay?
I have this pimple on my gum with pus, but I'm going on holiday for 2 weeks. Will it be okay to leave it until I get home, or is it too risky?
Pimple like thing that comes and goes on my gum/swollen cheek, had pulpectomy 5 years ago. What can I do to get stop it from appearing again?
Abcess?: See your dentist. May need to be darained. ...Read more
Why do I have a pimple on my gum? I have a white small bump that looks like a small pimple on my gum and it hurts
Mouth sore: Sometimes when we get a small cut in our mouth, it can get hurt as it is healing. When our gums heal, the are is often white. A white bump on the gum should heal quickly, if it continues to be painful or grow in size, then consider having a physician or dentist take a look at it. ...Read more
What causes small painless pimple like bumps on the cheeks and gum? Have got white lining on both cheeks? Really scared.
Definitely: Is to be seen by a doctor though I'm not sure if you mean the bumps are on the inside or outside ...Read more
What can be used to help with black pimple on gum I say a pimple or a dark little spot and it hurts a little. Can I use something over the counter?
Hurt yourself??: It sounds like you may have hurt yourself, either like when biting or brushing and it is healing. You could try an over the counter medicine that they sell for teething to see if it soothes but it should heal on its own. If not better in a week or do you should see the dentist, sooner if it gets worse. ...Read more
There's like a white pimple on my upper gums that can pop and grow back. It looks like there's a little white next to it. I have a cavity to. Ideas?
Abcessed tooth: See your dentist. You may have a dead infected tooth. If this happens it can form a pimple above the tooth. A sinus track can form from the tooth infection and drain out into the mouth through the gum or mucosa. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Hard to say here. See your dentist who can make diagnosis/treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Gum "Pimples"?: Gum disease is not related to facial pimples, if you mean "pimples" as typical bumps on face. However, if you found a pimple-like swelling on your gum, it may be a sign that you have infection or abscess in your gum pocket, or in the deeper structure of your teeth/gums. If left untreated, you are at a higher--and severe--risk of facial infection and/or loss of the tooth/teeth. See a dentist now! ...Read more
Fistula/infection: You child has an infection associated with one of his teeth that is draining through a fistula on the gums. If the fistula is associated with a primary tooth, the infection could be cleared up through a simple extraction, however, several things need to be considered, such as the health of the permanent tooth following and maintaining space for the permanent tooth once the primary tooth is missing. ...Read more
Bump on Gums: A bump on gums could be many different things. A large cavity in a tooth can infect the tooth and spread out into the surrounding gum tissue. This infection will worsen if not treated by a dentist soon, causing possible severe pain and tooth loss. It conversly could be a simple soft tissue pathosis that may go away on its own. Either way it is best to have a dds eval. Asap. Don't wait for pain. ...Read more
For over 3 years I have something like a pimple - acne in my gum in 1 spot just one pimple. Most of the time it is very small but sometimes it grows?
Gum boil, fistula: When an infection occur, it tries to drain somewhere. If the infection is coming from a tooth, the draining tract ends up on the facial surface of the gingiva. It appears as a pimple or gum boil. Slight pressure on the gum boil will release some suppuration. Once the tooth undergoes the root canal procedure, the gum boil (or fistula) will automatically disappear. ...Read more
I have a small white pimple near the bottom of my gum on my lower teeth. Only one. And near the top of the gum by the tooth there's a small little hole?
I have a pimple inside of my mouth near the bottom of my gum and it hurts from time to time. I had it for about 3 days. What is it?
I have a little white pimple that hurts on my gum from where the freezing needle was injected 6 days ago, will it go away my whole gum still is sore?
Go back to dentist: Have the dentist who injected you take a look at this. Does not sound normal and should be examined and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
What causes small wounds and cuts on the inside cheeks and lump like structure on the gum filled with salty like fluids? Small Pimple like in the cheek
Wounds: Your skin inside your mouth is cut occasionally by the mechanical action of eating. Stiff/sharp food edges can scratch the wall, and the open scratches are noticeable because they expose nerve endings. The tissue also has mucous producing glands underneath and eating can crush their plumbing. If the gland cannot empty the mucous it creates a sac full that bulges out into the mouth until it ruptures ...Read more
Had a piece of food stuck in between 2 teeth. Used floss and that became stuck for hours. The next day what looked like a pimple formed on gums by t?
Infection?: May be inflammation or more likely an infection. Regardless, see your own dentist asap to both see why food and floss is getting stuck and also whether you have a gum problem/infection that requires treatment. Problem may have started from cavity, broken filling, loose filling, overhanging filling. ...Read more
When I was brushing my teeth my tooth brush slipped and cut my gum. A pimple has formed in its pice. What should I do?
Gum heals fast: It's from the cut, and the mouth is a well hydrated area, so it looks like a sealed off area that's appears like a pimple. Just do warm saline rinses/gargles to keep the area from getting inflamed, or infected, and within 24-48 hours it should be healed. Change toothbrush too! Most are designed blunt and do not cut gums regularly. Long fingernails can though. ...Read more
Have a painful small white pimple looking thing on inside of mouth between gums and inside of lips. Doesn't seem serious but really hurts.
It may be serious!: It is most likely an infection and you should see a dentist asap for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Untreated infections can spread and cause serious complications. I wouldn't wait until it flares up and you have severe pain and swelling. ...Read more
Pimple on my gum has not healed after 2nd root canal treatment. It has been 18 months now using hydrogen peroxide. Any help to treat it?
See your dentist: The infection apparently has not healed.Get a more detailed answer ›
It feels like I have small cuts on my gum on my bottom mouth, and it burns abit, what can this be? Feels like a pimple on my tongue as well
See dentist: This could be a number of things possible allergy, viral, trauma, and other causes. The only way to know for sure is to, have a dentist look at your mouth. Call today. ...Read more