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Hi. I am a bit worried. My upper gums are a bit swollen and red and on my upper gum on the left side is a very tiny tiny white bump. is this bad?

Hi. I am a bit worried. My upper gums are a bit swollen and red and on my upper gum on the left side is a very tiny tiny white bump. is this bad?

Gingivitis?: If you noticed a swelling, infected gums or frequent bleeding gums, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, call a dentist ASAP. ...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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Painful bump on the outside bottom gum line. It is swelling fast. It feels hard and I looked in the mirror and a tiny dot of white pus came out...

Painful bump on the outside bottom gum line. It is swelling fast. It feels hard and I looked in the mirror and a tiny dot of white pus came out...

Infected tooth: the pus indicates an infected tooth. You need to go to the dentist and get a root canal to remove the dead nerve. Then you should have all of the swelling and pus disappear.,do not wait as it can get worse and cause you ALOT of pain, swelling and infection. Until you remove the source of the infection, the nerve in the tooth it will not go away. ...Read more

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Small white-ish bumps/beads (possibly tiny cysts) on gums + white spotting. Doc & dentist weren't sure. Not HPV, not cancer, what is it?

Small white-ish bumps/beads (possibly tiny cysts) on gums + white spotting. Doc & dentist weren't sure. Not HPV, not cancer, what is it?

Toothpaste: Some of the whitening toothpastes contain microspheres of abrasive materials that can become embedded in your gums have your dentist evaluate ...Read more

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Why do I have a pimple on my gum? I have a white small bump that looks like a small pimple on my gum and it hurts

Why do I have a pimple on my gum? I have a white small bump that looks like a small pimple on my gum and it hurts

Mouth sore: Sometimes when we get a small cut in our mouth, it can get hurt as it is healing. When our gums heal, the are is often white. A white bump on the gum should heal quickly, if it continues to be painful or grow in size, then consider having a physician or dentist take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump that almost feels like its under my gum line stayed for about a month can move slightly only hurts when pressurs applied?

I have a small white bump that almost feels like its under my gum line stayed for about a month can move slightly only hurts when pressurs applied?

Get checked: I am suspicious that you may have some sort of abscess, most commonly from an unhealthy tooth. Tooth infections can drain thru the bone to the gum, causing a small bump ...Read more