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I was wondering what are these white hard lumps on my gum? It's under where my lip has an ulcer inside when I pull the lip up its very dark red @ root

I was wondering what are these white hard lumps on my gum? It's under where my lip has an ulcer inside when I pull the lip up its very dark red @ root

Bone: You are probably seeing bony contours showing through the firm gum tissue, and likely on your lower front teeth. The dark red is probably the unattached (looser) mucosal tissue which connects to your lip. The color is due to the number of blood vessels present and the thinness of the tissue. All normal. If you press the lumps, they will probably be hard. Worry not. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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I have lip ulcers but I want to excercise. Is it ok?

I have lip ulcers but I want to excercise. Is it ok?

Yes.: If it is result of an injury it should heal in reasonasble time.But , if you donot hace a history of injury then most common cause is common cold sore.If it lasting for too long you should ask for your doctor's advise. ...Read more

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I bit my inner lips and have ulcers how can I cure it?

I bit my inner lips and have ulcers how can I cure it?

It will heal: If no infection , it will heal by itself . If it becomes infected see your doctor doctorate. ...Read more

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I've got an ulcer on the bottom of my lip on the inside. Help?

Likely aphthous: If it is in the part of the lip/tissue that is inside and not near the teeth (where the gum tissue does not move) then it is most likely an aphthous ulcer.It it caused by a virus and will take 10-14 days before it goes away.It generally looks/feels the worst at about day 7.Warm salt water rinses are soothing. Avoid overuse of anesthetics (benzodent, etc.) if necessary a small amount of baby oragel. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to take care of a lip ulcer?

Diagnosis: Lots of reasons for lip ulcers. Have it diagnosed before you try to treat it. ...Read more

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Looks like I have an ulcer under my lip?

Lip ulcer: If you have a persistent ulcer that does not go away, you should have it checked out dy your dentist or physician. ...Read more

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I have an ulcer in the inside of my lip which is extremely painful and i've had it for 3 days and it is getting bigger and more painful.

I have an ulcer in the inside of my lip which is extremely painful and i've had it for 3 days and it is getting bigger and more painful.

It could be: It is likely an apthous ulcer which should go away in 7-10 days. If it persists see a dentist for further evaluation. An over the counter topical anesthetic such as zlactin-b or orabase can help with the pain. ...Read more

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I had normal lips, but once becoz of ulcers, my lips got burnt n black, it recovered but except the corner of my lips. they are stil ldark.solution?

I had normal lips, but once becoz of ulcers, my lips got burnt n black, it recovered but except the corner of my lips. they are stil ldark.solution?

Melanin...: Melanin in the skin cells makes the skin dark. If the darkness at the corners hasn't gone away see a dentist or dermatologist for evaluation to be sure : ) The solution depends on the makeup of the darkly pigmented skin and may be laser resurfacing or other. ...Read more

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A friend of mine has had such bad wounds on his lips for so long n treatme nts have failed. Docs tell him that he has ulcers right from inside.True?

Hard to say.: But it is true that some diseases of internal organs have cutaneous manifestations. Show it to a dermatologist, he can tell you what it is. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more