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Structure: A cyst can have numerous causes (infection being just one) and is like a balloon--it has a fibrous tissue capsule that surrounds its contents, which can be fluid or other substances. An abcess is the result of an infection, and is a collection of pus (typically) that fills normal tissue spaces but has no lining of its own. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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Could I have an oral cyst in my gum? I've got a bump on or in my gum about a quarter of the way into my mouth on the left side. It's red, and feels a bit squishy, but there is no real pain. Could this be on oral cyst, or something else? Do i need to be wo
Making : Making a diagnosis of your problem, over the internet, sight unseen, is not prudent. As a general rule of thumb, if there is a lesion, bump, ulceration, or change in your mouth that is not a normal, ordinary part of your anatomy that doesn't resolve by itself in a few days, it needs to be evaluated as to the cause, and then physically treated by your dentist or other health care provider. Allowing anything out of the ordinary to linger is not advisable. Please have the lesion evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a maxillary sinus cyst removed from gum under top lip under g/a 2 weeks ago but still experiencing pain in mouth,have dissolvable stitches still?
I am having swollen lip and found a cyst in the gum below front teeth. I checked with the dentist and he said swollen lips is not because of the theet?
Small white-ish bumps/beads (possibly tiny cysts) on gums + white spotting. Doc & dentist weren't sure. Not HPV, not cancer, what is it?
Toothpaste: Some of the whitening toothpastes contain microspheres of abrasive materials that can become embedded in your gums have your dentist evaluate ...Read more
What type of specialist would treat a cyst on the gum line my mother is 82 years old. She has a very noticeable cyst on her face. A doctor at an atlanta health fair told her to see a dentist immediately. What type should we contact for her?
Augusta, A : Augusta, a bit confusing. If its on the gum line see her general dentist. If it is on her face, try her physician. I wish we had more info to better help you and her, michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow dentistry at suburban square 610-649-0313 www.Dentistryatsuburbansquare.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers