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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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Hard painful lump on my toe?

Hard painful lump on my toe?

See a doctor: You need to be examined to determine if it is tissue or bone. ...Read more

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Painless little lump on my tounge?

Painless little lump on my tounge?

Benign lesion: This found be one of many lesions , fibroma being most common. Get an excisional biopsy to confirm and remove. ...Read more

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Hard bump inside my mouth on jaw line?

Hard bump inside my mouth on jaw line?

Lump in mouth: This needs to be evaluated. It can be evaluated by your primary physician. Your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...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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Bump that hurts on my tongue?

The word "bump".: Most bumps on the tongue are taste buds. But, something that is painful must be addressed. But, the word 'bump' is not in any way descriptive enough to base a valid medical answer for you. Can you describe this better? ...Read more

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I have a hard sore lump on top of my vagina it hurts.

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I have a hard sore lump on top of my vagina it hurts.

Sore lump?: It could be a Bartholin's cyst/abscess but those are usually at the bottom of the labia. If it is at the top of your vagina ic could be an abscess or folliulitis. Either way hot soapy water to the area and if it does not go away you will need to see a doctor. ...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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Just got my wisdom teeth out, what's the hard lump above my gums?

Just got my wisdom teeth out, what's the hard lump above my gums?

Boney spur?: It is possible that you have a bone chip working it's way out. Have the dentist who extracted the teeth check the area to be sure. ...Read more

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I have hard big lump on neck behind ear?

I have hard big lump on neck behind ear?

See Head & Neck doc.: Possible lymph node vs. parotid gland mass other rare cause. Enlarged nodes from 1) normal response to inflammation 2) lymph node cancer 3) regional cancer moved to lymph node 4) weird infections. Parotid masses usuallu require surgery but 80% are benign. If this has been present for more than a few weeks please see a doc experienced in head and neck disease. Usually a Plastic Surgeon or ENT. ...Read more

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Solid lump in my tongue and hurts near tip?

Solid lump in my tongue and hurts near tip?

See your dentist: You should see your dentist to rule out a more severe cause such as oral cancer. He will be able to recommend treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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I have a hard pea sized painful on touch lump on my mons pubid?

Skin infection: In the suprapubic area (mons pubis) occasionally a hair follicle can become inflamed and subsequently infected. Don't manipulate it, shave over it, but use warm compresses for a few days. If no improvement or worsening see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump underneath my jaw bone on my kneck?

Lump underneath my jaw bone on my kneck?

Lymph node: The lump could be a swollen lymph node, if it is not resolving after a few days you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Lump has appeared on forearm, hard and sore to touch?

Lump has appeared on forearm, hard and sore to touch?

Needs evaluation: If pain is present which it sounds like it is, then this needs to be evaluated. You could have cellulitis, a simple skin reaction, a bruise or trauma, or something more complex. I'd get it checked out by a pcp. ...Read more

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I discovered a small painless lump on my gums. Directly between my tooth and gums. Please help?

I discovered a small painless lump on my gums. Directly between my tooth and gums. Please help?

Small lump: Where in your mouth is it located? How long has it been there? Is it soft or hard? Has it changed in size or color? There are numerous possibilities. It is impossible to diagnose without an examination. Please see your dentist for an examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

Swelling?: Probably swelling if you had trauma or bit your tongue during your sleep. It could also be a mucocele which is a sac full of mucous that may need drainage and/or steroid injection to help prevent recurrence. If it's not painful or severe symptoms ok to give it a couple days to see if resolving. If not, or getting worse, or has been there a while get it checked out this week by your doctor. ...Read more

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Banged my chin hard 12 weeks ago, hard lump on bottom right formed, now bottom right of chin is swollen and hard compared to left.will it go away?

Banged my chin hard 12 weeks ago, hard lump on bottom right formed, now bottom right of chin is swollen and hard compared to left.will it go away?

Sounds: like you sustained a HEMATOMA (a collection of blood) under your mandible (Jaw Bone) Apply HEAT at this point and if not improving daily or worsening see your PCP or Dental Professional! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more