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Hard lump on the lower gums the size of pea. What does this sound like?

Hard lump on the lower gums the size of pea. What does this sound like?

More important to: Find out what it actually is than what it could be. These things require a one-on-one clinical evaluation. While it could be nothing at all, it could be serious. See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis! ...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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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?

Hard lump: There are a number of things that can cause a hard lump. Infection is one cause but the only way to determine what is causing this is by seeing a dentist. ...Read more

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I have a hard, white, painless and growing (over a few months) lump on my lower gum. What could it be?

I have a hard, white, painless and growing (over a few months) lump on my lower gum. What could it be?

I do not know: A lump as you describe would need to be examined in person and possibly even biopsied to definitively diagnose what it is. Best for you to see the dr. And have it checked out. Best wishes. ...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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I have a hard pea sized lump on the outside lower right side of my gum. It feels like a bone. I don't have any cavities onthat side. What could it be?

I have a hard pea sized lump on the outside lower right side of my gum. It feels like a bone. I don't have any cavities onthat side. What could it be?

Exostosis: If it has been there for a while, it may be a bony outgrowth called exostosis. If it appeared suddenly see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on lower gum behind front teeth feels bony base is fixed to gum but can pull the tip towards teeth does this sound like a torus?

I have a lump on lower gum behind front teeth feels bony base is fixed to gum but can pull the tip towards teeth does this sound like a torus?

I don't think so: I have never seen or heard of a tori that is moveable. It doesn't mean it is impossible, but does mean that it is improbable. ...Read more

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Hard lump on my gum under my tooth. What could this be?

Hard lump on my gum under my tooth. What could this be?

See a dentist ASAP: Without seeing the lump to learn its exact location, color, as well as (important!) x-ray films, only general observation can be listed. This means yours may be completely different. With that being said, many lumps--hard or soft--are often signs of infection. The tooth may be infected with cavity bacteria, or rotting of dead nerve if the tooth has been dead. It may suggest the root has fractured. ...Read more

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I just find out last night a hard lump grow on my upper gums the size of a 2 peas and it's painless...What it could be?

I just find out last night a hard lump grow on my upper gums the size of a 2 peas and it's painless...What it could be?

Uncertain...: Most hard lumps on the gums represent an extra growth of bone-- sometimes referred to as an "exostosis" or "torus". However, not all hard lumps are tori, and a conclusive diagnosis must take into account more than just texture or consistency. A formal professional assessment by your dentist will be required to settle the issue. ...Read more

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I have a hug hard lump on the outer side of my gums on the bottom left side. I don't kno wat it is. It I do have a cavity right where it is at. .

I have a hug hard lump on the outer side of my gums on the bottom left side. I don't kno wat it is. It I do have a cavity right where it is at. .

See a dentist: The "hard lump " is also called fistula is a sign that there is a dental or gum infection and your body is draining it out. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment options.. ...Read more

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I have a lump linging my molar on my gum, it doesn't hurt, and its hard. What can that be?

I have a lump linging my molar on my gum, it doesn't hurt, and its hard. What can that be?

See someone ASAP: If it is hard and not painful, this is something that needs to be looked at by a dentist or ENT asap! You did not say if you were a smoker or oral tobacco user, but if so, it is even more important to get this checked out immediately. If it turns out to be nothing, then great! But the longer you wait to get it diagnosed, the more destructive it can become. Do not wait on this. Please. ...Read more

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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 two hard lumps on my gums infront of my bottom teeth. Is this something I normal?

I have two hard lumps on my gums infront of my bottom teeth. Is this something I normal?

Can't tell: This is something that needs to be seen to be answered. See an oral surgeon or dentist to find out. Could be normal, could be pathology. ...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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I have a lump in my inner gum beneath my right lower premolars. Lump is very small 1/4th an inch. It does not pain, neither is it visible. Cancer?

I have a lump in my inner gum beneath my right lower premolars. Lump is very small 1/4th an inch. It does not pain, neither is it visible. Cancer?

Not cancer: In order to keep the mouth moist there are salivary glands such as the submax and parotid glands. The remainder of the mouth, cheek ahd gums have small minor salivry glands that occassional develop benign growths. In rare cases they enlarge fast and can be malignant such as adenoid cystic carcinoma. ...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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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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I'm 18, don't smoke or drink, but have a small lump in my gums in my lower left cheek. I am getting it looked at tomorrow..... Could it be a tumor?

I'm 18, don't smoke or drink, but have a small lump in my gums in my lower left cheek. I am getting it looked at tomorrow..... Could it be a tumor?

Bump in gums.: Based on your age and lack of smoking history, it would be unusual for this to be a malignant tumor - not impossible, mind you, but unusual. Regardless, it's great that you're getting a local examination of this. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump the size of peas inside my upper gums. Its mostly all on my right side and had it for years what could it be? It feels like bones

I have a hard lump the size of peas inside my upper gums. Its mostly all on my right side and had it for years what could it be? It feels like bones

Exostosis: Is benign growths of bone extending from the surface of a bone. If concern, see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Firm lump upper gum near molars. Can't see it but can feel. No pain or swelling anywhere else. Been there for 2 wks. Would abscess have head by now?

Firm lump upper gum near molars. Can't see it but can feel. No pain or swelling anywhere else. Been there for 2 wks. Would abscess have head by now?

See a dentist: No, an abscess may not have surfaced if it was due to a minimally invasive organism (s). You should get this looked at asap since you do not want whatever is causing this to extend beyond the area in which it is now located. That could be extremely severe and in some cases even life-threatening. ...Read more

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I have noticed a hard painless lump on my inside gum after a tooth had a cavity and broke off... I'm going to the dentist today but I'm so terrified?

I have noticed a hard painless lump on my inside gum after a tooth had a cavity and broke off... I'm going to the dentist today but I'm so terrified?

Abscess? Tori?: My guess would be an abscess although it could be a number of other things. It could also be a torus which is merely some extra bone and a variant of normal anatomy. Whatever it is, even an infection it can be treated painlessly so there is no reason to be worried, let alone terrified. When was your last dental check-up and do you go regularly? ...Read more

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There is white lump on my gum since 8 or 9 months alongwith black spots on my lower lips what is it? Can you please tell me

There is white lump on my gum since 8 or 9 months alongwith black spots on my lower lips what is it? Can you please tell me

No: Cannot tell you without an examination. Lots of things cause white spots and/or dark discoloration, some innocuous, some life threatening. Important that you see a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon immediately. ...Read more