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Should I Be Very Concerned With The Bump On My Gums
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I be concerned with what appears to be a whitehead on my gums? It's painless unless if I touch it with my fingers.
Bumps: Bumps and other lesions in the mouth should be evaluated by your regular dentist or an oral surgeon if it remains longer than two weeks. Most are benign growths (that should be removed anyway), but not all. Always better to know what it is and play it safe. ...Read more
I have a small red lump that is uncomfortable to touch, but not painful, on my palate just behind the two front teeth. Should I be concerned?
Doctor/Dentist: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. However, it does not appear to be an urgent issue and you may consult your dentist or doctor, next time you see one. ...Read more
I have a mole on my face that is painful and today I noticed there is a hard lump underneath the skin next to it. Should I be concerned?
I have erythroplakia under my tongue with an ulcer that is to be removed. However my tongue is red on one side with a lesion. I am worried about this?
I have a mole on my face and occasionally it swells up and is sore to touch. Should i be concerned?
Go get it checked: Any changing mole warrants evaluation. If the size is bigger, if you have symptoms now- like pain, itchy, bleeding etc, you'd better off seeing your pmd or dermatologist to have the mole checked and treated accordingly. Better be safe than sorry. ...Read more
Today i was rubbing the left side of my face and found a lump under my jawbone on the left side should I get it looked at and should I be concerned?
I have a canker sore on my gum line in the back of my mouth and while brushing it bled and appeared to "pop" (pain is less now). Should i be worried?
If I have no drainage on my vaginal area where my bump is should I be worried? Should I be really concerned about the cyst on my vaginal area
No: Drainage and bumps don't always go together. Any persistent lesion in the vulvo-vaginal area should always be checked out (ob/gyn). ...Read more
I have a lump on vein on back of head and the area behind my ear is tender to touch. What can that be & should I be concerned?
I have small places on the left side of my lip that seems to be swollen slightly and bleeds if I peel the skin off. Not sure if I should get it checke?
I just got a scaling on my gums and now my gums near the area are really light pink almost white looking. Should I be concerned?
I just noticed a greyish/ white patch on my upper gums. It is right above the part of my teeth covered by gums. It is NOT painful. Should I be worried?
I have red painless bumps on the back of my throat and an enlarged painful right tonsil therefore should I be concerned about this being cancer?
I have a lump on my neck and also one on my scalp, which is bigger and itchy. Should i be worried?
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