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Hard Lump On Lower Gum
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, 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
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
I have a hard and very painful lump with constant throbbing on my lower gum underneath a tooth that seems to have a hole in, could it be infected?
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 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?
More information: Hard to say with information provided. See oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
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