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White Bump On Gums Painful
I noticed a small white bump on the front of my 4 y/o gums. It's not painful, and her teeth are in great condition, she's healthy otherwise. ideas?
Many possibilities: It could be from an infection in the tooth from trauma, small fibroma (benign), spot of irritation from fingers. best way to rule out infections is to visit your dentist and have an xray to determine if there is an intra-boney infection. if you can wipe it off it might be the start of a yeast infection ...Read more
I have had a very small white bump on my lower gum for several months now. It has never changed or bothered me, but it hasn't gone away over time.
Mucoid cyst: it will not bother you but show to dentist ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
For 2 days my gum was swollen and then today a white bump with a little red on it appeared. I'm worried. Cankersore or worse? No other symptoms
I had a Cleaning yesterday, now I woke up with bad pain and swollen gums but only on my back molar and there is a tiny white bump on the top of it?
Wrong people: You're talking to the wrong people. You should be calling your Dentist about this. You may have a dental or periodontal infection, present before the cleaning, but exacerbated by the tissue manipulation. Call your Dentist. ...Read more
My daughter fell about 6 months ago. Her tooth in the front turned dark gray. Said it wasn't dead it was ok. White bump on gum now red is it serious?
Needs treatment: The blow to her tooth caused the nerve & tissues inside her tooth to become necrotic which in turn led to the discoloration. This often takes time to develop & present itself as an infection. It requires immediate treatment & she should be seen by a dentist (general dentist or endodontist) for an evaluation, which will probably require root canal therapy if the tooth is salvageable (or extraction). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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