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Whether hard small lump on gum at lower left molars nearly lukoplakia patch are cancerous?

Whether hard small lump on gum at lower left molars nearly lukoplakia patch are cancerous?

Lump: It is always wise to show anything that you are suspicious about to a professional for your own protection and peace of mind. ...Read more

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What should I do? I've got a lump on gums below tooth?

What should I do? I've got a lump on gums below tooth?

Dental appointment: The tooth needs to be evaluated to determine the cause of the swelling and the appropriate treatment for it. ...Read more

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Hard lump on gum under tongue and tiny spike like things above it scared could this be cancer ?

Hard lump on gum under tongue and tiny spike like things above it scared could this be cancer ?

Possible yet unlikel: Possible, but from your description an based on your age i would say it is more likely not cancerous. More likely a viral growth similar to a wart or a hpv lesion. See a dentist asap to determine exactly what it is and what needs to be done about it. ...Read more

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Big lump on gum can't get swelling down tried salt water clove and other stuff please help very painful?

Big lump on gum can't get swelling down tried salt water clove and other stuff please help very painful?

Infection: You probably have an infection. It will not go away until you either have the infection drained or go on antibiotics or both. If it is a tooth infection it will need either a root canal or extraction. ...Read more

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I have painless lump on gums and a slightly loose tooth, no pain though, any ideas?

I have painless lump on gums and a slightly loose tooth, no pain though, any ideas?

See your dentist: A chronic dental abscess may produce no pain with intermittent swelling, but can develop into an acute abscess at any point. The goal of any treatment is to remove the infection, save the tooth , and prevent further complications. see your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read more

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I had an abcessed upper wisdom my dentist said it would be ok to pull before antibiot, now the lump on gum line turned white.Just pulled yesterday ok?

I had an abcessed upper wisdom my dentist said it would be ok to pull before antibiot, now the lump on gum line turned white.Just pulled yesterday ok?

Difficult to diagnos: Without examining you. Best to call the treating dentist for recommendations. Assume he gave you an antibiotic to take following treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do i call dentist when lump on gums or doctor?

Do i call dentist when lump on gums or doctor?

Dentist Most Often: Some physicians--especially ENTs--can diagnose and treat some oral conditions. But, usually not gum problems. Probably 99% of dentists can diagnose and treat conditions of your gums. So, your chances are much better with a dentist. If you have something uncommon or complicated, you may be referred to a specialist: periodontist or oral surgeon. But, usually a dentist can handle it. Get some help. ...Read more

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Hard white lump on gum. X-ray was clear-no bone/calcium. Painless, hard as bone. Dentist couldn't give me a clear answer. Ideas of what it could be?

Hard white lump on gum. X-ray was clear-no bone/calcium. Painless, hard as bone. Dentist couldn't give me a clear answer. Ideas of what it could be?

Bone - what else: Not say where it is located. See an oral surgeon. It is not unusual to have a spontaneous growth of bone at a site. A surgeon may want to remove it and look at it under the microscope. I would not ignore it. ...Read more

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Hard lump on gum under tongue been there over two months dentist is keeping an eye on it hasnt changed in size or appearane is this a good sign?/

Hard lump on gum under tongue been there over two months dentist is keeping an eye on it hasnt changed in size or appearane is this a good sign?/

Yes- Torus?: If it is a mandibular torus, which is merely some excess bone, it is completely benign and nothing to be concerned with. In fact, there is no reason to even monitor it. Without actually personally examining you and seeing x-rays of the area, there is no way to know for sure that's what you have. Ask your dentist if that is what it is or does he\she suspect anything else. ...Read more

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Above front top teeth is a lump on gum like a tiny little lump , it is sore when I touch it with toungue or with finger, it feels hard but maybe that'?

Above front top teeth is a lump on gum like a tiny little lump , it is sore when I touch it with toungue or with finger, it feels hard but maybe that'?

An Abscess?: You appear to be describing an abscess that is related to one or more of your front teeth. Best course of action is to see a dentist and have a comprehensive exam. If an abscess is not treated, it could lead to tooth loss, pain, blood poisoning, even death on rare occasions! Don't delay... Knowledge is power! ...Read more

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Had a really bad toothache this morning. I brushed my teeth (not hard). When went to floss i had a lump on gums and it bleeding what's wrong ?

Had a really bad toothache this morning. I brushed my teeth (not hard). When went to floss i had a lump on gums and it bleeding what's wrong ?

Possibly an abscess.: There are a number of different conditions that could cause your symptoms, but it is important you get in to see a dentist asap for a proper diagnosis. If it is from a bacterial infection it needs to be addressed quickly. ...Read more

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Sore red front and white back of tongue red pimple at back and hard lump on gum below teeth under tongue.Dentist says not suspisious? Is he correct?

Sore red front and white back of tongue red pimple at back and hard lump on gum below teeth under tongue.Dentist says not suspisious? Is he correct?

2nd opinion: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas ?

White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain  any ideas ?

See dentist : The white coating on the tongue could be a sign of an underlying illness that had been ongoing. The red sore and the bump on the gum are of concern. Consultation with the dentist is very important. Together with your physician the overall reasons for this occurrence can be determined treated and improved by them. Please get seen as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I am concerned about bleeding gums and lump on hard palate. What should I do?

I am concerned about bleeding gums and lump on hard palate. What should I do?

See a dentist: Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis and can eventually lead to the tooth loss and other health problems. If you notice a lump on the hard palate, consult your dentist to find out the source of the growth and determine what treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Lump in gum and bleeding from one nostril?

Lump in gum and bleeding from one nostril?

Sinusitis: This can be a serious sinus infection, you need to have someone check you asap. ...Read more

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Smaller than a bb sized firm lump under gums. Movable. No pain. Been there for months, with no change. Any ideas?

Smaller than a bb sized firm lump under gums. Movable. No pain. Been there for months, with no change. Any ideas?

Absolutely: See a dentist asap to find out what it is. If it's an infection which is quite possible, leaving it untreated may have caused more bone destruction than immediate treatment, and certainly exposes you to the risk of spread and very serious complications! ...Read more

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