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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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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.
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
Does a abscess change color on the gum? Daughter had a white bump on gum that has now turned red should I be worried? She goes to dentist in the morn.
Yes can change: Most likely the color change is because the white pus in the abscess has drained out. The red color is because the area is still inflamed from the infection. It should be fine until she can see the dentist tomorrow morning. It is important that you keep this appointment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
For months I've had a grainy white bump on my lower gum. The dentist referred me to an oral surgeon for MRI, etc.... Trying to avoid $$$ if it is common and not harmful. How common is this?
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