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Hard bony lump on inside gum line?

Hard bony lump on inside gum line?

Torus Mandibularis ?: This may be the exostosis you are referring to. No treatment is usually necessary, but they may interfere with the fit of a mandibular denture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_mandibularis ...Read more

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I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

Painful lump: That sounds like an infections which would require immediate treatment. Call and see your dentist as soon as possible. It might require removal of the wisdom tooth. ...Read more

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Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?

Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?

Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read more

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Painful swollen lump in front of ear jaw from tooth abscess?

Painful swollen lump in front of ear jaw from tooth abscess?

Infection: An abscessed tooth is a badly infected tooth. Infection may be spreading to, and causing swelling of, lymph nodes. The best way to rx this problem is to eliminate the abscess through root canal rx (preferable) or extraction. Please see your dentist now before infection spreads farther. ...Read more

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Abscessed tooth filled 2year ago feeling pain on gum when touch bump on gum but small ?

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Abscessed tooth filled 2year ago feeling pain on gum when touch bump on gum but small 
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Visit DDS ASAP: The only way to cure a recurrent dental abscess is with dental treatment. See your dentist for evaluation x-rays and dental treatment options. Good luck. ...Read more

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Abcess? Lump on lower jaw corner?

Abcess? Lump on lower jaw corner?

Hard to tell: It depends on your symptoms. Do you have a fever, pain, redness then maybe an abscess. If those symptoms don't exist then potentially a lymph node or other mass. You should see your doctor to better evaluate. ...Read more

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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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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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Dentist said gum inflammation around capped Lowe molar. Same area pea size firm tender moveable lump on/above jaw line what is this ? How to treat?

Dentist said gum inflammation around capped Lowe molar.   Same area pea size firm tender moveable lump on/above jaw line what is this ?  How to treat?

More info: Get back to the Dentist or see a Root Canal Specialist for further evaluation. You may be describing an abscess which indicates the need for root canal therapy to solve the problem. Any exudate (pus) from the lump ? Pain ? Does it change in size ? See the specialist(Endodontist) if you answered yes to any of these. You may also have a poorly fitting crown which needs replacement. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line.Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?

Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line.Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?

Dental abscess?: If a lump is in the gums (not on the inside nor the outside of the cheeks), and it swells with pus and then breaks open, it can be a tooth abscess. An abscess from the root of a tooth can spread to the gum surface and appear as a pustule. A dentist can evaluate to see if that is the problem. ...Read more

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Hard painful lump deep in the tissue where my lower gum meets cheek?

Hard painful lump deep in the tissue where my lower gum meets cheek?

Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wrong. Get in to see your dentist soon. These thing are best treated sooner than later. ...Read more

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Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek tender felt one week ago. Above jaw line at lower molar.Not seen inside mouth cancer ..?

Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek  tender  felt one week ago.  Above jaw line at lower molar.Not seen inside mouth  cancer ..?

Can't tell: Not a question that can be answered in this forum. Please see your Dentist for an examination and a differential diagnosis. Any pain/bleeding/swelling should be immediately investigated. You have swelling...please check it out. ...Read more

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Swollen glands behind jaw bone tooth pain?

Swollen glands behind jaw bone tooth pain?

See Your Dentist: Unfortunately you need to see your dentist so that they can take a radiograph (xray) and do an examination to determine why your glands are swollen. Typically, if a lower tooth has a large cavity, your glands can swell due to the fact that they are filterin bacteria from that part fo the face. Fortunately, your dentist can make the right diagnosis and take care of the problem. ...Read more

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Hard white painless bump above canine tooth on upper gums. Almost bone like. What is this?

Hard white painless bump above canine tooth on upper gums. Almost bone like. What is this?

Could be bone: if there is no redness surrounding the bump, it is probably a benign overgrowth of bone or fibroma. both are variations from normal but neither require treatment. If you have concerns, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Dental concern, lump underneath the gum, what to do?

Dental concern, lump underneath the gum, what to do?

See a dentist: There are several possible reasons for the lump under your tongue. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Tonsilitis: Sounds like an infection of the tonsils. Call your primary for evaluation and treatment with proper antibiotic. Untreated infection may create problem in the future. ...Read more

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Sore lump on tongue?

Sore lump on tongue?

Dentist: Any abnormality in your mouth that persists longer that 2 weeks should be examined by a dentist. ...Read more

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