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How would I know I ripped stitches in my gums after reverse root canal and cyst removal? Is it normal to now on day 3 begin to feel weird sensations?

How would I know I ripped stitches in my gums after reverse root canal and cyst removal? Is it normal to now on day 3 begin to feel weird sensations?

Look: You can see the stitches if you look in the area where the surgery was. Sometimes stitches do come out. During healing your pain level should be decreasing. You may feel some itching or irritation of your gum tissue. What is the weird feeling you have? If you have swelling, numbness, increasing pain or any other concerns call the dentist that did your procedure. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

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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Had apicoectomy w/ cyst removal 5wk ago. Tooth/gum still don't feel right. Os says no sign of infection but didn't re-xay. Should I get a 2nd opinion?

Had apicoectomy w/ cyst removal 5wk ago. Tooth/gum still don't feel right. Os says no sign of infection but didn't re-xay. Should I get a 2nd opinion?

Be patient: If no infection found, no x-rays are needed. Even though an apicoectomy is considered minor surgery, many people say that recovering from it takes 4-8 weeks. Take care. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a gum cyst and gum abscess?

What's the difference between a gum cyst and gum abscess?

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 more

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Mucocele sinus cyst and my gum on same side is blue-ish? Is this normal? Thanks

Mucocele sinus cyst and my gum on same side is blue-ish? Is this normal? Thanks

A mucocele: Is typically credited with a "bluish" color due to the trapped salivary discharge under the thin mucosal tissue. Consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon about this to be sure and to have treatment recommendations for your consideration. ...Read more

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I have a hole in gum after cyst removed all stitches have come out need advice?

I have a hole in gum after cyst removed all stitches have come out need advice?

Hole: I would recommend that you return to the surgeon and have the area looked at as something is preventing the tissue from healing. ...Read more

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I have a small cyst on the floor of my gums. It never completely goes away but keeps shrinking then filling up again.

I have a small cyst on the floor of my gums. It never completely goes away but keeps shrinking then filling up again.

Not sure what you: Mean by "floor of my gums". If you mean floor of your mouth, as in under your tongue, then this could be a ranula. A ranula is caused by saliva from a blocked salivary gland backing up under the skin. They often can drain and then refill. Regardless of what this is, you need to have it evaluated in person by a dentist so they can give you proper advice. ...Read more

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I have this "cyst like" thing that pops up on my lower right gums every night but disappears in the morning. Same spot. What is this? Uncomfortable..

I have this "cyst like" thing that pops up on my lower right gums every night but disappears in the morning. Same spot. What is this? Uncomfortable..

Could be: Could be mucocele, caused by partially blocked salivary gland duct, or a draining abscess! An infection. Othor possibilities but these are the most probable. Please we your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for examination, differential diagnosis, and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my top gums of my mouth, it is swollen, should I pop it?

I have a cyst on my top gums of my mouth, it is swollen, should I pop it?

Don't pop it.: Better to find out what it is exactly before you go popping things like this. Visit with a dentist or oral surgeon to identify it, then determine proper management. ...Read more

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I have another maxillary sinus cyst but why is my gum bleeding?

I have another maxillary sinus cyst but why is my gum bleeding?

Unrelated: Gum bleeding is a sign of gingivitis which is unrelated to your maxillary sinus cyst. You should see your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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Hi I had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?

Hi I had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?

Swollen face: It could be swelling after your surgery or you could be developing another cyst. Try applying warm compresses to the area and if it dose not improve in a few days f/u with the ent. When was your last dental check up? You may also have a secondary infection in your gums. ...Read more

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Pain as one symtom is more prevalent in a tooth abscess, gum abscess or gum cyst?

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Pain as one symtom is more prevalent in a tooth abscess, gum abscess or gum cyst?

Tooth abscess: All abscess hurts if it could not drain. Gum abscess usually can be drain from the side of the tooth. Gum cyst would almost never hurts unless it grows so large in size. Tooth abscess, if not drained, would hurt the most. ...Read more

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I had oral surgery to remove a maxillary cyst 8 weeks ago, how long until the numbness in my gum and face subside?

I had oral surgery to remove a maxillary cyst 8 weeks ago, how long until the numbness in my gum and face subside?

It depends: On where the cyst was, how the surgery went and your. Own natural healing ability. The person that can give you the best estimate is your surgeon. ...Read more

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It's been 7days since impacted (upper) wisdom tooth@cyst removed genr anerthetic still having pain in side palate and throbbin in front gum help x?

It's been 7days since impacted (upper) wisdom tooth@cyst removed genr anerthetic still having pain in side palate and throbbin in front gum help x?

Not unusual: This is not that unusual but if the area is throbbing or you have fever or the chills a visit to the surgeon may be indicated to check for infection. Warm salt water rinses and more healing time might help as well. If there are stitches they can be an irritant until removed. Time heals all wounds, but not in the presence of infection! Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you have mucoceles on back inside lower gum (near back molar and tongue)? Tiny painless cyst keeps popping (no pus) and reoccuring (7 days now)

Can you have mucoceles on back inside lower gum (near back molar and tongue)? Tiny painless cyst keeps popping (no pus) and reoccuring (7 days now)

Unusual: Not being able to examine the lesion I can only tell you that it should be examined to be able to properly diagnose the lesion. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon. ...Read more

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A lesion was removed on my gum, it did not show on the c scan, I have to wait for the biopsy to find out if it a cyst or a blood vessel or what, Why?

A lesion was removed on my gum, it did not show on the c scan, I have to wait for the biopsy to find out if it a cyst or a blood vessel or what, Why?

Yes!!: Examining tissue is the most accurate way to determine the type of lesion you have. The specimen obtained needs to be processed and then examined under microscope. This takes time. Be patient, take a deep breath, and lets hope for good news. ...Read more

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I've got a maxillary sinus cyst but my gum is swollen and pus and blood is coming from it why?

I've got a maxillary sinus cyst but my gum is swollen and pus and blood is coming from it why?

See Oral surgeon: You may have some other oral issues, not necessarily related to the cyst. But impossible to determine without a history, xrays and exam ...Read more

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