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Lump On Tooth
Hard lump between #13 and 14 teeth on hard palate. 14 is half gray. No pain lump or tooth. Just finished abx 2000 mg amox. Bump still there. Bone feel?
I have a lump on the roof of my mouth and when I apply pressure it hurts as well as one tooth. Both the lump and tooth hurts together when I apply pre?
Lump above a rotten tooth. I can move it around with my tongue and it hurts to chew. What could it be?
I have a hard lump under a decayed tooth, this tooth has caused me severe pain in the past but has since rotted and decayed, what could this lump be?
Lump: Infected damaged bone. If you had an infection anywhere else that was spreading would you ignore it. This can actually be quite dangerous. Run, do not walk, to your Dentist MMedSciiately. ...Read more
Dental appointment: The tooth needs to be evaluated to determine the cause of the swelling and the appropriate treatment for it. ...Read more
I have a bony lump near where my tooth was extracted. Is this part of a normal healing process? Will it go away?
Not uncommon: However, going back to your dentist to have a post-op examination is advised. Take care. ...Read more
I've had a lump on a decaying tooth for 3 months it was soft at first but harden, it drains small amounts of puss., can it be a abscess? I'm 21yr
Yes: Sounds like a worsening infection. Get to the dentist right away to have this examined and treated. You are putting yourself in greater danger by waiting. Good luck. ...Read more
See a dentist: Lump by itself or yellow tongue is not an illness, but a symptom for a range of medical conditions and evaluation and x-rays by your dentist is warranted. ...Read more
I have a lump above my eye tooth, though it doesn't hurt its releases pus every now and again. What could it be?
Draining Abscess: You have a serious infection that can become life threatening. People have died from these types of untreated infections. See a dentist immediately or go to a 24/7 medical facility if you cannot get to a dentist now. ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of my neck. It hurts to swallow. It is in the mid-lower area of the side of my neck and there is a lump. I had a tooth?
Incomplete: Incomplete question. Do you have an infected tooth? Was it remove ed? Were ou placed on antibiotics and if so, are you taking them exam try as directed? Return to treating Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon to have "lump" evaluated and, if necessary, treated. ...Read more
I have had a lump behind my wisdom tooth for several years now. It almost seems between my mouth and nose. It never seems to change size. What is it?
Lump: Given the length of time the lump has been there it is most likely normal tissue however to ease your mind I would have your dentist or oral surgeon look at it to give you an exact diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a jelly like lump above my wisdom tooth on the inside of my mouth behind it. What could it be? I also feel like something is stuck in my throat
Painful lump: That sounds like an infections which would require immediate treatment. Call and see your dentist as soon as possible. It might require removal of the wisdom tooth. ...Read more
Have lump in lower left jaw, and feels like both back lower & upper toothache, not wisdom, why would lump form far from bad tooth, which tooth is bad?
I have a lump left side of my tooth its very painful my left side of my head and ear hurts really bad went to the dentist what can I use to stop thi?
Ask the dentist:
Your dentist should give you the instruction and medication for stopping the pain.
From what you described, it is very likely the tooth has infection involving the nerve. The definitive solution should be root canal therapy or extraction. At mean time, the dentist might place you under antibiotics and pain medication to control the the syptom.
Do ask your dentist! ...Read more
I have my wisdom teeth still growing in it's been about a year and all of a sudden I got a lump on my left wisdom tooth and it's kind of squishy and when I pushed on it pus stared coming out and there's a little blood on the gum. What is this?
Infection: You have an infection. See your dentist to get it fixed. ...Read more
Been sick for about a month. Just completed 10 day round of antibiotics - feel no better. I have a lump above my tooth, in the gums that is painful. Told by doc it was there due to sinus infection but it is still there. Shld I go to GP or dentist?
I have a lump on where my wisdom tooth would be and I'm scared it's an infection and it's a weekend so I can't see dentist now should I worry?! help
Many times, wisdom teeth don't have room to grow properly and cause problems. The symptoms include pain, redness, tenderness and/or swelling. If you don't have these symptoms no infection is present. However,
the decision to remove wisdom teeth isn't always clear. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation. ...Read more
I had a retreatment on a tooth in late feb. I have a somewhat painful lump at the injection sight that hasn't gone way. Should I be concerned?
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
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
After tooth felling in both side in 1 month a lump came in right side and then in left side and bone in right side is painning?
Serious Infection: What you describe sure sounds like a spreading and serious infection. These situations can go downhill very quickly, leading to other serious complications and may even become life threatening. Get to a dentist immediately! As a last resort, go to 24/7 emergency medical facility or er of hospital, although they will only prescribe medication and not treat you, referring you back to a dentist. ...Read more
I Have a few white hardish lumps on my gum were I have had a tooth pulled about 3 weeks ago we're the stitches are. What is this??
See your DDS/surgeon: If the lumps did not go away in 3 weeks, it would be best if you visited a doctor in order to find out the cause. ...Read more
I had tooth removed from palate in 2009 and since then a lump in palate won't go away. It was treated for abscess too. Could it be something serious?
For a year or so, a tooth has decayed and the sides broken off. On eating nuts today I now have a lump on my gum (inside) under the tooth. What is it?
Infetcion?: Eating nuts could be insignificant and coincidental. If this tooth has been decayed for a while, enough to break off some of the enamel, there is likely an infection deeper in the roots of the tooth. The lump on your gums could be the abscess that is trying to drain from the infection. Get this treated by a dentist right away, before it becomes very painful and more threatening. ...Read more