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Gum Cyst Removal
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 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
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?
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 3 more doctor answers
I just had a cyst surgicly removed from my gums and they filled the space with bone graphing could it grow back?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I have a swollen gum and it's red and growing looks like it has cyst. It's painful. What could be the possible reason?
Abscess: You need to see your dentist asap and have this definitively treated asap ...Read more
I have a cyst-like bump on my gums for two years that doesn't go away. What could it be? Or is there any testings to find out? I have a cyst-like bump for 2 years that pops and bleeds when I brush on it then comes back within a couple of days. It is under
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?
I had oral surgery to remove a maxillary cyst 8 weeks ago, how long until the numbness in my gum and face subside?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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