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How to soothe pain of blister on gum?

How to soothe pain of blister on gum?

See a dentist: To diagnose the 'blister'. There are lots of things it could be. Some will resolve on their own and need no treatment, while others require specific treatment. Not being able to see what you are referring to, I hesitate to just mention some otc medications that while they may make you feel more comfortable, might prevent necessary treatment or a better solution. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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I have a gum blister, what could it be?

I have a gum blister, what could it be?

Trauma, temperature: Changes, infection, hormonal changes, food allergy, . Are just some of the possible cause of a gum blister... ...Read more

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Why would I have a blister on my gums?

Why would I have a blister on my gums?

Possible infection: Blisters on the gum can result from a draining abscess. Please see a local dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My son who is 9 years is having blisters in his gums. What can it be!!! Please help!!!

My son who is 9 years is having blisters in his gums. What can it be!!! Please help!!!

See Dentist NOW: Could be infected teeth, infected gums, viral outbreak, yeast infection, or so many other problems. Please see your Dentist or a Pediatric Dental Specialist now. Please put down the computer, pick up the phone, and call. This is not a DIY problem, your son has to see a PRO, the sooner the better. ...Read more

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I noticed a blister type thing on my upper gums. What could it be? Should I do anything about it?

Unknown: Without an examination with a radiograph, blister type things cannot be accurately diagnosed over the internet. Yes, you need to have it evaluated. Call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blister on gum?

What is the best way to cure blister on gum?

Viroxyn is hyped to: Viroxyn is an antiseptic + anesthetic. Nothing really new. Most aphthae heal in 2 days without a prescription. A blister on the gum is usually due to injury. Herpes is very unlikely. ...Read more

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How to treat a blister on my gums?

Canker sores: I've tried many things but this is what I've found most helpful: use natural toothpaste without sodium lauralates, take probiotics or yogurt, apply liquid seal like zilactin to protect from biting/irritating, avoid ones with pain killers like Benzocaine as it irritates more than any pain relief. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to treat a blister on my gums?

Gum blister: There are several reasons you may have a blister on your gum tissue. It may be a drainage area being caused by a nerve issue or it may be due to herpes simplex or other viral conditions. I recommend you see your dentist to get a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat orthodontia-caused blisters on my gums?

What is the best way to treat orthodontia-caused blisters on my gums?

Ask your ortho: Determining the cause of "blisters" on your gums requires personal examination of them by your orthodontic specialist. Orthodontics is not typically a cause of blisters. There is the probability you are describing either oral herpes (cold sores) or canker sore (aphthous ulcers). Warm salt water rinses can provide some relief until you see your orthodontist. ...Read more

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My daughter 8yrs has something like a blister in her lower gums. Plz advice?

Location?: If the "blister" is on the part of the gums, lip, or cheek that is not directly over bone, it's probably a mucocele, a salivary gland with a blocked duct. If it's over bone, where the roots of the teeth are located, it's probably an draining abscess (infection). PLEASE call your daughter's Dentist NOW. Infections require immediate treatment. ...Read more

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In the back left side of my gums on the bottom, it is squishy and not painful but I can feel it. Also it looks like a blister was there?

In the back left side of my gums on the bottom, it is squishy and not painful but I can feel it. Also it looks like a blister was there?

Chronic abscess: A chronic gum abscess may be painless, but is sometimes the most destructive. This is because it becomes walled off by a fibrous sack called a granuloma, which is only diagnosable with an x-ray imaging. See a dentist for treatment, do not delay. ...Read more

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I woke up with my bottom gums swollen with whiteness, looked like a blister sort of. I hurts and I am afraid of what it could be. What can it be?

Many things: Aphthous ulcer (canker sore), abscessed tooth (gum boil), burn, swollen salivary gland? Could bo so many things. This question can't be answered long distance, and the 5 most dangerous words in the english language are, "maybe it will go away." bite the bullet...Call your family dentist and ask him/her to take a look and advise you. ...Read more

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I have a white blister that forms on my gum periodically. It is painless and always is in the same place. It occasionally ruptures and goes away for a while. What should I do?

Chronic infection: You apparently have a chronic infection that is festering from either an infected tooth or an infection in your gums. These types of infections may fluctuate and periodically open and close at the surface as the body tries to heal and cope with the infection. Unfortunately, it is similar to an iceberg where the major infection is larger than what appears at the surface. It needs immediate care! ...Read more

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What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

Gingival Abcesses: A "blood blister" on the gum indicates that you have a dental infection that is typically related to a nearby tooth. Dental problems of this type should be examined by your dentist, who may need to perform root canal treatment. He might also refer you to an endodontist or periodontist for their evaluation or treatment. Continue to take all the penicillin medication that was prescribed. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a blood blister appear on the upper gums?

Please tell me, could a blood blister appear on the upper gums?

Yes, it can: Could be an abscess from a tooth or gum problem. See a local dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a blister with pus and blood for the last two yes in my gums, how can it get cured?

See dentist: It could be an abscessed tooth or an abscessed gum problem. You need to see a dentist asap. It will not go away on its own, it will only get worse. ...Read more

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My child has had an abcess on gum no pain for 3 days and not burst yet, it's like a large blister she is 10?

Gum boil: It is high time for you child to see a dentist. The gum boil may signal a dead baby tooth, or even one of the adult teeth. Either way, they need immediate treatment. If a baby tooth is dying or dead, and abscessed, then the developing tooth underneath it can be affected. Abscesses and infection can spread to the neck, brain, and become serious--all quite unexpectedly, with devastating results. ...Read more

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I have a blood blister on my lower right gum. It pops but within a matter of minutes it fills back up quickly. What do I do?

I have a blood blister on my lower right gum. It pops but within a matter of minutes it fills back up quickly. What do I do?

Don't pop it anymore: It's time to go see your dentist/ oral surgeon for a thorough evaluation. It could be many things or nothing but without the comprehensive examination and testing its difficult to advise you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to burn your gums with hot foods and get blister?

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Is it possible to burn your gums with hot foods and get blister?

Yes: Burn, trauma, may causes sloughing of the epithelial layer, exposing the connective tissue and may cause blister. However, these injuries should be resolved in 1 or 2 days. If they persist, the blister might be the end of a fistula tract, draining an abscess. Check with your dentist if the blister persists more than a week. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has pimple or blisters on his gums. What should I do?

Fistula/infection: You child has an infection associated with one of his teeth that is draining through a fistula on the gums. If the fistula is associated with a primary tooth, the infection could be cleared up through a simple extraction, however, several things need to be considered, such as the health of the permanent tooth following and maintaining space for the permanent tooth once the primary tooth is missing. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on my gum that looks like a small blister or pimple, help?

I have a hard bump on my gum that looks like a small blister or pimple, help?

Bump on Gums: A bump on gums could be many different things. A large cavity in a tooth can infect the tooth and spread out into the surrounding gum tissue. This infection will worsen if not treated by a dentist soon, causing possible severe pain and tooth loss. It conversly could be a simple soft tissue pathosis that may go away on its own. Either way it is best to have a dds eval. Asap. Don't wait for pain. ...Read more

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White bumpy bumps on my newborns gums blister looking... bothers her while she feeds?

White bumpy bumps on my newborns gums blister looking... bothers her while she feeds?

No worries...: Epstein's pearls — These small, white, pearl-like spots appear on the roof of the mouth. These bumps are harmless and tend to disappear within a few weeks.
Bohn's nodules — These small, whitish bumps or cysts look like Epstein's pearls. However, they develop on the sides of the gum ridge rather than the roof of the mouth.
Inclusion cysts — These small bumps appear along the crest of the gum ridge. ...Read more

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Bit gum with my tooth and now I have a small blood blister. What can I do to make this heal fast?

Bit gum with my tooth and now I have a small blood blister. What can I do to make this heal fast?

Warm salt rinses: The blister will need to heal on it's own, but if it is a bit swollen in the area, warm salt water rinses several times a day will help it along. ...Read more

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I wear dentures and recently I have these white painful blisters on the top and bottom of my gums. What is it and what do I do?

I wear dentures and recently I have these white painful blisters on the top and bottom of my gums. What is it and what do I do?

Ulcerations?: Depending on how well-fitting your dentures are, these could simply be ulcerations caused by the dentures moving. It the dentures are loose, they may need relined, or may need to be remade altogether. Other causes could be due to medications or changes in diet. Make an appointment with your dentist to take a close look. Keep smiling! ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my gum underneath my tooth. It looks like a blister but has been there for over a month now. It does not hurt or changed size.

I have a small bump on my gum underneath my tooth. It looks like a blister but has been there for over a month now. It does not hurt or changed size.

Fistula?: What you are describing sounds like a fistula or drainage track from an infected tooth. Your dentist can confirm this with an X-ray and a Gutta percha placed in the "gum pimple". It wouldn't hurt because the pressure is vented thru the pimple, but if an infection it is dangerous to your overall health. Have your dentist help you treat your problem. Font wait for a crisis! ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more