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I Have A Big Bump On My Gums
Bone: If the two bumps in your gums have been present for some time, or slowly growing, and feel hard, the bumps may represent extra growths of bone. They are also referred to as exostosi. They are benign, and usually do not require removal unless their position or size interferes with a removable appliance, or speech. A common location is on the tongue side of the lower jaw. Your dentist can advise. ...Read more
My 16 months old has a bump on his gum. Looks a bit too big and im concern about it? I am not so surre its from thething? I don't know?
Eruption cyst: This is probably a dental cyst related to teething also known as eruption cyst resulting from teeth finding way through the gum. Eruption cyst doesn't require treatment Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) if it's causing pain and if the cyst is persistent more than weeks and painful then it good to get the child seen by a dentist for a small incision to allow the tooth to come through. ...Read more
Feels like another tooth or the root of my tooth is trying to break through my gum. Big bump, feels like tooth, and hurts when I touch it. Whatis this?
Could be: Depends on the area. If it is the back molar area. ..Could be your wisdom tooth errupting...Should get it evaluated by dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can I take the antibiotic Flagyl for an absesed tooth with a bump on the gum. My tooth is infected with a big bum on the gum. Can I take Flagyl for the antibiotic?
Proper diagnosis: This is really a question for an oral surgeon. You do not tell us if it is painful or is it enlarging. Differential diagnosis includes, periapical abscess, fibroma, lipoma, or an inflammatory lesion. Yes, you should be concerned, because you do not know what is the diagnosis. See an ENT or an oral surgeon for lesions of the oral cavity. ...Read more
I have a cyst-like bump on my gums for two years that doesn't go away. What could it be? Or is there any testings to find out? I have a cyst-like bump for 2 years that pops and bleeds when I brush on it then comes back within a couple of days. It is under
I have a bump on my gums right on the side of my back teeth it is the same color of my gums. It has been around for a couple weeks?
Possible abscess: Have your dentist take a look.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is this lump on my gums? I discovered a sort of bump on my gums in the far back by a bad tooth. At first it was hard and it freaked me out, but now it almost feels like it's collecting puss. It doesn't really hurt at all. It's softer now. I'm going t
Without: Without a visual and/or radiographic examination, it is impossible to say. With that being said, it would be a good idea to get to a dentist asap. Soft swellings are usually a sign of infection. ...Read more
Bump: Any pain, bleeding, or (as your case) swelling deserves immediate evaluation. The most probable cause is infection, but there are other possibilities. Important that you call your Dentist for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment or referral. Do not wait, dental infections can worsen an spread quickly. ...Read more
Painful bump on my gums. Had a tooth break off and I haven't been able to get into the dentist. Do I need to go to the er.
ER: The emergency room will not treat your broken tooth... for that, you'll have to make the time to get to a dentist for treatment. The sooner you go the sooner you will feel better. Do not let this problem escalate further. ...Read more
I have a bump on my gums (on the left lateral incisor). should I go to the doctor or dentist? Thanks
I have a small white bump on my gums, on the inside right below my bottom middle teeth (seemingly touching). It feels as if it is pushing my tooth a bit; a mild dull ache... Any ideas? It has been a consistent ache for a few days so far.
I have dark blotches on my lower lip my lip is now very dry, and it's becoming very sore. I do have a tooth in the front of my month that has caused me to have a bump on my gums, could this be the reason for my now horrible looking lip?
Is a tooth abscess cured if it drains? Do I still need to go to my dentist? I had a small bump on my gums, and I was going to make an appointment, but this morning it burst and drained. Didn’t taste too good, but I swished some mouthwash around my mouth,
I got my wisdom tooth taken out a week ago and now im still in pain bad taste in my mouth and I see a red bump on my gums please tell me what this can be I have used Advil for the pain it isn't working I have percaset but can't take it while working and
Seek follow-up: Seek follow-up with the doctor that removed your wisdom tooth immediately. He or she will help you assess and manage the situation. ...Read more
Several things: A painless hard bump could be an exostosis, a benign growth of bone. An impacted tooth can also cause a bump. Soft tissue bumps can be due to a number of different causes including an abscess, reactive growths due to irritation from some source, as well as to certain medications. A clinical examination with the appropriate x-rays with a dentist can provide you with more definitive answers. ...Read more
Dentist: It may be a million things. Visit your dentist. ...Read more
Get it checked: Chances are very good that your dentist will say it is just extra bone growth and that you can just watch it. The risk of it being some else is very small, but, some of the things that it could be are serious enough that you want to catch them as early as possible so do not wait... Get it evaluated by a dentist asap. ...Read more
Late: You're about a month and a half late in making the call to your dentist. ...Read more
What's the bump on the inner side wall of the bottom gums? It's only on the right side of the bottom gums
Have a squishy bump on my gum its wasn't painful the next day it started to hurt a little bit what can it be?
Need an examination: Your description lacks location, duration and possible causation. The "squishy bump" could be many things: infection, trauma, cyst, tumor, variation of normal anatomy. See your dentist for a diagnosis. ...Read more
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