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I have a hard lump or mass on my lower gum between my lower front teeth what could it possible be?

I have a hard lump or mass on my lower gum between my lower front teeth what could it possible be?

A few thoughts...: Could be an abscess, could be a bony protrusion, could be fibrous tissue. Have a dentist take a look for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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Noticed that I hace a large mass or lump that goes from my gum line up about 4 cm on the side of my nose. Its about 1 cm wide. Any idea.

  Noticed that I hace a large mass or lump that goes from my gum line up about 4 cm on the side of my nose. Its about 1 cm wide. Any idea.

Abcess: Is most likly or could be cyst or other type of lesion. See an oral surgeon or dentist ASAP for an evaluation even if it doesn't hurt. This is not the type of thing you wait around with. Good luck ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and took my retainer off and my gums were mass and swollen in one particular spot my gums bright red and really sore. ?

I woke up this morning and took my retainer off and my gums were mass and swollen in one particular spot my gums bright red and really sore. ?

Adjustments: needed to be done to those retainers ,assuming everything else is normal ,the single spot on the game is probably created by pressure from the retained edge the need a simple adjustment by your dentist to make it fit better. ...Read more

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I have a large mass or lump that goes from my gum line up about 4 cm on the side of my nose. Its about 1 cm wide. Kinda hard not movable. Any idea.

  I have a large mass or lump that goes from my gum line up about 4 cm on the side of my nose. Its about 1 cm wide. Kinda hard not movable. Any idea.

Tumor/cyst/abscess: Sounds like a tumor or cyst, If acute and with pain, could be a tooth related abscess. Best plan to see an oral surgeon or ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a painful tight feeling in my upper left jaw and gums. It also developed a mass and it is bloody after brushing my teeth. I hope it not cancer?

I have a painful tight feeling in my upper left jaw and gums. It also developed a mass and it is bloody after brushing  my teeth. I hope it not cancer?

See your Dentist: It is impossible to say what you have, it could be an abscess , a bacterial infection or as you say an unusual mass or enlarged tissue. Must see the dentist to figure it out, and the sooner the better it will not go away by itself. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of gum disease?

What are the main symptoms of gum disease?

Gum Disease: The symptoms of gums disease are red puffy gums that bleed easily and bad breath. Many times there is no pain.see a dentist or Periodontist ASAP for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of rotting gum disease?

Bleeding...: Bleeding after brushing or flossing, puffy swollen gums, mouth odor, bone loss on x-rays, gum pocket measurements of 5 or larger upon probing. Bleeding upon probing. ...Read more

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Can I have a gum abscess without any symptoms?

Can I have a gum abscess without any symptoms?

Absolutely: Gum disease in it's earliest stages is "silent." if you think you have a problem, seek consultation with a pro. See your general dentist or the prosthodontist (gum specialist) that he recommends. For peace of mind call now. ...Read more

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