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White painful sore on the inside of my upper lip. It's near the gum but on the lip and painful. Is this a canker sore? Ulcer? What caused it? Cures?
Mouth sore: It sounds like an aphthous ulcer. The exact cause is not certain but can be related to stress or sickness. The treatment is to address the symptoms. The duration usually limits to approximately two weeks. For cases of frequent occurances supplements have been suggested. Consult with you dentist to determine exact diagnosis and they can provide meds and even laser treatment to speed up healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Over wisdom tooth ?: That's called an operculum, and your dentist may perform a minor surgical procedure to remove it, or may recommend extraction of the wisdom tooth. Give your denist a call for a consultation. ...Read more
Very recently,on certain areas on my gums, white patches have developed. They are very painful, and i am unsure what they are.
Hi. Yesterday i noticed that it was hard for me to eat due to a painful feeling on my gums. In the middle of the night i noticed that i was hard for m?
See a dentist.: Painful gums can be several things at your age. Partial list: if the painful gum is behind your last tooth on either side, top or bottom jaw, it can be an erupting wisdom tooth. It can be an abcess (infection) of either the gum or the nerve in a tooth. It can be a foreign object caught under the gum, like a popcorn hull. You need to see a dentist for proper examination and diagnosis. Don't wait. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not during: You will not feel any pain during the procedures itself. Some pain and discomfort is expected with every surgical procedure, some patient can tolerate the post op pain and discomfort better then others, you will be given enough pain killers to help during the healing period, usually the pain is more during the first 48 hours then it tapers, usually Gingival grafts tend to heal very quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: See your Dentist for this. It may simply be hardened calculus (tarter) build-up under the gums that has turned dark and is making the gums appear black. OR, it could be something else, having to do with the gums themselves. Often we see systemic medical problems appear in the mouth. See your Dentist for examination, diagnosis and tx options. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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