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What This This Bump That I Have On My Gum Near The Back Teeth
Could be abcess...: Since i don't know how old you are, it is hard to say..If you are in your twenties then it could be your wisdom teeth erupting if you still have them. If you don't still have your wisdom teeth, or you are older, then it could be a gum infection, with a small abcess. People can also get tumors on their gums, especially if you smoke. You should see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I had a tooth pull (back top molar) I feel a bump on my gum right above where the tooth was pulled, and it feels like there is something sharp there?
Spicule: Probably a little spicule of bone working itself out. No matter how hard I tried, however, I couldn't see, fool, examine the area through the computer screen. To make sure there's nothing to be concerned about you should call the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who did the extraction and ask them to take a look. Probably nothing to worry about, but have it examined. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have a little black sore/bump on my gum to the far back of my mouth above the bottom wisdom tooth on the left side its painless is this a concern?
What does an oral cyst feel like? Recently i've noticed that I have a bump on my gum near the back on the lower right side of my mouth. It doesn't hurt a lot, but it is tender. It's kind of hard to the touch so i'm wondering if i might just have something
I ate salami on roll with spicy mustard as eating a bump appeared on my gum line in back of mouth What can this be from?
I have invisalign and on my last 7 trays. I noticed a bump on my gum in between my gap of my top front two teeth. Wanted to know what might it be?
I have red soft bump on my gum where your wisdom teeth would grow. Mine haven't grown in yet. It doesn't hurt unless I bite down. Help? (Female, 16)
See your dentist: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small bump pea sized on my gum below my lower front teeth tongue side. It has been there for well over a month now and im scared any ideas?
Blocked duct: It might be a blocked salivary duct, if it is under the tongue. If it is on the gums, it might be an abscess. In either case, 1 month is a long time, and you must get in to see your dentist for evaluation and treatment. Do not wait any longer. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small hard bump on my gum area where my wisdom tooth used to be. The bump is right next to my last molar.I had my teeth pulled about 3 yr ago?
I have a bump on my gum near my tooth. Tooth feels fine but bump hurts. What is this. It white ish?
White bump appear on my gum near my fang tooth. No cavity. When i rinsed with salt water the white bump wen away and it's just a red bump. Cankersore?
Need help. I've got a sensitive to touch and chew bump on my gum where my wisdom tooth should come in at.?
Bump: It is hard to answer without knowing whether you do or do not have a wisdom tooth coming in, and without knowing the condition of the gum in the area. Please have a dentist check, as the area you are describing is common to start gum disease called periodontitis. This is #1 cause of tooth loss in adult (not from having a cavity!) x-rays will show if a wisdom tooth is now pushing out, if so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had a tooth extracted,4 days later I have a white bump on my gum above a nearby tooth what could it be?
So many things: The presence of a white lesion in your mouth can be from literally hundreds of different causes. If it is a white "bump," most probable cause is an infected tooth. What you need to do is go back to see your Dentist for an examination, differential diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read more
I had an apical procedure done on tooth #9 almost two weeks ago . Today i found a bump on my gum . It does not hurt and it feels soft .
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a painful bump on my gum last night where I need a root canal done now this morning my face is swollen! Why is that? Can my tooth be saved?
I have swelling on my gum line right above the tooth behind my canine tooth on the right side upper mouth, and there are 3 bumps on the gums. Bad?
I have a small white bump on my gum where my widom tooth used to be. The gum there is also swollen and my jaw and ear hurt. What could it be?
See doctor/dentist: to figure this one out. It could be an infection that requires treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more