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I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

See expert: It is possible that you have a reaction to the piercing such as a granuloma, and your lip piercing may need to be removed. This should be determined by an expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My tongue was bit on really hard, and now it hurts! I have a small white bump on the end of my tongue and I always find myself playing with it. Help!?

My tongue was bit on really hard, and now it hurts! I have a small white bump on the end of my tongue and I always find myself playing with it. Help!?

Very common to: Play with that bump on your tongue that is there because you bit it hard and caused some trauma and perhaps bleeding, and some inflammatory tissue built up in area causing a bump. That will go away, may take couple weeks. In the meantime try not to play with it-:). ...Read more

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I had a little white bump come up on the outside of my bottom lip. It is hard and doesn't hurt. What could it be?

I had a little white bump come up on the outside of my bottom lip. It is hard and doesn't hurt. What could it be?

Have to see DDS or: To make sure you should see your dentist or your doctor to make sure it is not a malignant lesion, if suspicious may do the biopsy or refer to a surgeon ...Read more

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Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Growth on eye: This small white bump may represent a small cyst or blister. In this case, there is nothing to do about it as long as it's not bothering you. This also may represent a normal structure on your eye. If it persists, have an ophthalmologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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4.5 year old daughter, white bump on/under tongue. 3-4mm diameter. Seems hard. Says it is not painful or sensitive. 1cm behind tip of tongue in center

4.5 year old daughter, white bump on/under tongue. 3-4mm diameter. Seems hard. Says it is not painful or sensitive. 1cm behind tip of tongue in center

Accident history?: It sounds like a scar from a fall. Has that ever happened? Time to visit a pediatric or general dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a small hard white bump on the outer edge of my lower lip.it's been there probably a year or so and seems to be a little bigger.couls this be c?

I have a small hard white bump on the outer edge of my lower lip.it's been there probably a year or so and seems to be a little bigger.couls this be c?

Unlikely: It might be skin related problem like a cyst, or it might be secondary to habitual lip biting
Being there for a year now make it extremely unlikely to be of a sinister origin unless you have other medical problems
A photo of the lesion would be great to have a look at and try to figure out the cause of it ...Read more

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25 male don't smoke/drink. For 2 years I have a 3 millimeter hard white bump inside lower lip. Hasn't grown. Woried its cancer. Would it have grown by now?

Not cancer: Lesions in the mucosa of the mouth that are malignant grow, ulcerate and spread to nodal tissue in the neck. A firm nodule in the mucosal layer of the lip would probably be derived from minor salivary gland tissue and if stable would be a benign condition. Should it enlarge, excision is simple. ...Read more

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White bump in mouth on the arch?

White bump in mouth on the arch?

Bump in mouth: You may have a benign bump on the roof of your mouth known as torus palatinus. Have your dentist or an oral surgeon evaluate your bump. ...Read more

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White bump in my mouth, what is it?

White bump in my mouth, what is it?

Perhaps it is an: Infection called a fistula. It would have to be seen in order to diagnose. Make sure you see a dentist as soon as possible. Untreated infections can result in unexpected emergencies as well as serious complications. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small white bump on the corner of my mouth.?

What to do if I have a small white bump on the corner of my mouth.?

Dont kiss anyone: This might be the beginnings of herpes. Have it looked at. Might need an antiviral medication. ...Read more

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Hi i. Have a white bump inside the side of my mouth, it was clear. Filled last night but when I woke up it was white?

See dentist: There are many causes of white bumps in your mouth. Do you have pain or swelling? How large is it? It will take an exam to determine what is going on and how to treat this bump. ...Read more

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What is this white bump I have inside my mouth? It goes away and comes back over and over again. I've had it for around 2 months.

What is this white bump I have inside my mouth?  It goes away and comes back over and over again.  I've had it for around 2 months.

Needs to be seen: There are many possibilities and no way to know without actually being able to see it. The fact that it has been there for 2 months makes it all the more a reason to have it looked at by a local dentist. Make sure you see a dentist when it is present rather than absent to it will be easier to diagnose. Obviously it’s not going away on its own. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in my mouth and its painless is it bad it's on my cheek ?

I have a small white bump in my mouth and its painless is it bad it's on my cheek
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Suspicious Bump: I would advise you to have the white bump on your cheek examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious bump that does not resolve itself in two-three weeks should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I got a white bump on the inside of my mouth and it hurts. It goes away and then pops back up in a different place in my mouth. What is it?

I got a white bump on the inside of my mouth and it hurts. It goes away and then pops back up in a different place in my mouth. What is it?

Get it checked: See a dentist and get the bump checked. It is impossible to tell you what is without seeing it. Once you know what is going on your dentist will also have some advice on preventing, treating, or reducing them in the future. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper part of my mouth and once in a while a white bump shows up but I can pick it an it looks like puss? What should I do

I have a bump on my upper part of my mouth and once in a while a white bump shows up but I can pick it an it looks like puss? What should I do

Bump on mouth: The next time you have this bump, take a picture and also try to get it evaluated. Anything that looks like pus should be seen by a physician, or in this case perhaps a dentist. ...Read more

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What started as a lil white bump on the corner of my mouth has turned into a big red bump with what looks like two or three white heads on it.

What started as a lil white bump on the corner of my mouth has turned into a big red bump with what looks like two or three white heads on it.

Infection: JeffM838, Sounds like a minor skin infection that has developed into what is known as a carbuncle — an infection larger than a boil with several openings for discharge of pus. This may require antibiotic treatment. I would see your medical provider for evaluation. ...Read more