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Above front top teeth is a lump on gum like a tiny little lump , it is sore when I touch it with toungue or with finger, it feels hard but maybe that'?

Above front top teeth is a lump on gum like a tiny little lump , it is sore when I touch it with toungue or with finger, it feels hard but maybe that'?

An Abscess?: You appear to be describing an abscess that is related to one or more of your front teeth. Best course of action is to see a dentist and have a comprehensive exam. If an abscess is not treated, it could lead to tooth loss, pain, blood poisoning, even death on rare occasions! Don't delay... Knowledge is power! ...Read more

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Sore red front and white back of tongue red pimple at back and hard lump on gum below teeth under tongue.Dentist says not suspisious? Is he correct?

Sore red front and white back of tongue red pimple at back and hard lump on gum below teeth under tongue.Dentist says not suspisious? Is he correct?

2nd opinion: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas ?

White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain  any ideas ?

See dentist : The white coating on the tongue could be a sign of an underlying illness that had been ongoing. The red sore and the bump on the gum are of concern. Consultation with the dentist is very important. Together with your physician the overall reasons for this occurrence can be determined treated and improved by them. Please get seen as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Whether hard small lump on gum at lower left molars nearly lukoplakia patch are cancerous?

Whether hard small lump on gum at lower left molars nearly lukoplakia patch are cancerous?

Lump: It is always wise to show anything that you are suspicious about to a professional for your own protection and peace of mind. ...Read more

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Child with large non painful lump on gum?

Child with large non painful lump on gum?

Rule out tumor: This needs to be checked to rule out pathology or could be normal anatomic variant. ...Read more

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Hard lump on gum under tongue and tiny spike like things above it scared could this be cancer ?

Hard lump on gum under tongue and tiny spike like things above it scared could this be cancer ?

Possible yet unlikel: Possible, but from your description an based on your age i would say it is more likely not cancerous. More likely a viral growth similar to a wart or a hpv lesion. See a dentist asap to determine exactly what it is and what needs to be done about it. ...Read more

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Big lump on gum can't get swelling down tried salt water clove and other stuff please help very painful?

Big lump on gum can't get swelling down tried salt water clove and other stuff please help very painful?

Infection: You probably have an infection. It will not go away until you either have the infection drained or go on antibiotics or both. If it is a tooth infection it will need either a root canal or extraction. ...Read more

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Sore gums where theres no teeth no lumps or swellings?

Sore gums where theres no teeth no lumps or swellings?

Sore gums: This requires a visit to a dentist for evaluation. It cannot be determined over the internet. I could list hundreds of possible causes. ...Read more

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I had an abcessed upper wisdom my dentist said it would be ok to pull before antibiot, now the lump on gum line turned white.Just pulled yesterday ok?

I had an abcessed upper wisdom my dentist said it would be ok to pull before antibiot, now the lump on gum line turned white.Just pulled yesterday ok?

Difficult to diagnos: Without examining you. Best to call the treating dentist for recommendations. Assume he gave you an antibiotic to take following treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a cut and lump on the gum directly following from one of my bottom teeth. Its very sore and tender. What could this be?

I have a cut and lump on the gum directly following from one of my bottom teeth. Its very sore and tender. What could this be?

Lump: Get to a dentist for a exam and treatment of this area. You may have an infection that needs treatment
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Hard white lump on gum. X-ray was clear-no bone/calcium. Painless, hard as bone. Dentist couldn't give me a clear answer. Ideas of what it could be?

Hard white lump on gum. X-ray was clear-no bone/calcium. Painless, hard as bone. Dentist couldn't give me a clear answer. Ideas of what it could be?

Bone - what else: Not say where it is located. See an oral surgeon. It is not unusual to have a spontaneous growth of bone at a site. A surgeon may want to remove it and look at it under the microscope. I would not ignore it. ...Read more

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Sore swollen and throbbing gums. Small lumps in cheek at jaw line one on either side.

Sore swollen and throbbing gums. Small lumps in cheek at jaw line one on either side.

See your dentist: Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read more

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Hi one of my teeth on the upper gum has cracked away and now I have a pink tender and sore lump there is there anything to be concerned about?!

Hi one of my teeth on the upper gum has cracked away and now I have a pink tender and sore lump there is there anything to be concerned about?!

Yes !!: Unfortunately you could be developing an abscess in that area. This may require antibiotic therapy and possible drainage by a dentist. Please make sure you are seen in person, preferably by a dentist, sooner rather than later. Be careful about waiting too long, as dental infections can actually spread to the blood stream an infect your heart(endocarditis) or other organs too. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hard lump on gum under tongue been there over two months dentist is keeping an eye on it hasnt changed in size or appearane is this a good sign?/

Hard lump on gum under tongue been there over two months dentist is keeping an eye on it hasnt changed in size or appearane is this a good sign?/

Yes- Torus?: If it is a mandibular torus, which is merely some excess bone, it is completely benign and nothing to be concerned with. In fact, there is no reason to even monitor it. Without actually personally examining you and seeing x-rays of the area, there is no way to know for sure that's what you have. Ask your dentist if that is what it is or does he\she suspect anything else. ...Read more

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I have sore white spots on tip of my tongue they are growing in size and numbers.I have noticed lumps on my gums, and when i swallow feels blocked?

I have sore white spots on tip of my tongue they are growing in size and numbers.I have noticed lumps on my gums, and when i swallow feels blocked?

White Spots/tongue: White spots on the tongue can be: oral thrush which is a yeast infection, leukoplakia which can be caused by smoking or idiopathic which means the cause is unknown, and oral lichen planus. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a painful sore on my gums where my teeth end and I have a painful lump under my jaw on the right side. What do I do?

I have a painful sore on my gums where my teeth end and I have a painful lump under my jaw on the right side. What do I do?

See a dentist: From what you are describing, it seems like its canker sore but in a severe form. The lump underneath your jaw could be swollen lymph node. Cannot say anything for sure but you need to see a dentist or even a physician to see if you have a viral infection ...Read more

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I have a small white lump at the top of my gum above a crown. It doesn't hurt unless pressed which makes it feel tender. Is this something of concern?

I have a small white lump at the top of my gum above a crown. It doesn't hurt unless pressed which makes it feel tender. Is this something of concern?

Gingival abscess: A gum abscess usually requires treatment; otherwise it can worsen and result in the destruction of the surrounding tissue. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lump on my gum behind my bottom front tooth its pink and only tender if I press it its been there?

What to do if I have a lump on my gum behind my bottom front tooth its pink and only tender if I press it its been there?

See a dentist: There is no way to be sure what the lump is without a clinical exam. It could be an abcessed tooth, a gum abcess, an infection on the floor of your mouth, a blocked saliva duct.
Any abnormality in your mouth that lasts beyond 7-10 days needs to be examined by a dentist. ...Read more

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2 small painful tender lumps in my jaw. They are moveable. Haven't had problems with teeth or gums. Been over a month or so. ?

2 small painful tender lumps in my jaw. They are moveable. Haven't had problems with teeth or gums. Been over a month or so. ?

See your dentist: Your dentist should be able to figure out what it is. If there is any question your dentist will refer you to a specialist who will determine what the lumps are. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Tender lump at gum line on top right. Jaw pain and earache. Some pain in neck. No real tooth pain.

Tender lump at gum line on top right. Jaw pain and earache. Some pain in neck. No real tooth pain.

See your dentist: Some conditions like lumps and jaw pain may require further assessment and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi I think I have something wrong with my gum it's a bump over my vampire teeth And it's a little white over there what's wrong nothing hurts or sore?

Hi I think I have something wrong with my gum it's a bump over my vampire teeth And it's a little white over there what's wrong nothing hurts or sore?

It is a normal: anatomical formation also called buccal exostosis. These are benign, broad-based bone surface masses on the outer or the facial side of the upper jaw. The condition requires no treatment. ...Read more

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The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?

The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?

Sore Mouth rinse: such as Orajel antiseptic sore mouth rinse can provide temporary relief. If you need more for the soreness, you can try taking a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve). The bump should resolve on its own within a few days. ...Read more

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Very top of my gum hurts, i think it's like a canker sore but there's no bump just kinda swollen. I don't think it's an oral problem, happened before ?

Very top of my gum hurts, i think it's like a canker sore but there's no bump just kinda swollen. I don't think it's an oral problem, happened before ?

Dental abscess: The most common type of dental abscess is a periapical abscess (tooth), and the second most common is a periodontal abscess (gums) or combination of both tooth-gum abscess, regardless if the tooth has a filing. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bump underneath on my gum. Its sore when i put my tongue to is could it be an ulcer or absess?

Yes: Could be.... Have it looked at. At any rate it shouldn't be there longer than 7-10 days if it is an ulcer. Abscess will not go away without treatment. ...Read more

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Do your gums feel sore and with a white bump when wisdom teeth?Are ?Growing?

Do your gums feel sore and with a white bump when wisdom teeth?Are ?Growing?

YES: Pericoronitis is what you are experiencing around erupting or partially impacted third third molars.Pain and discomfort are present with inflammation and sometimes infection.See a dentist for treatment. ...Read more