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Doctor insights on: White Bumps Near Wisdom Tooth

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There is a bump near to where my wisdom tooth is coming down and it is hard what causes that?

There is a bump near to where my wisdom tooth is coming down and it is hard what causes that?

It could be the: Wisdom tooth still being covered by the gingival tissue as it is trying to erupt. Best to see a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Little bump on the beside the wisdom tooth, is that a std?

Little bump on the beside the wisdom tooth, is that a std?

Hard to say...: Bumps and lesions of the oral cavity need to be visualized to be diagnosed. How long has it been there? What is the condition of your wisdom tooth? Best to have it examined locally by your dentist.. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have painful bump above first molar wisdom tooth?

What should I do? I have painful bump above first molar wisdom tooth?

Examination: Painful bumps should be examined by a dentist to determine the cause and proper treatment. Please make the call. ...Read more

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Need help. I've got a sensitive to touch and chew bump on my gum where my wisdom tooth should come in at.?

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 more

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I have a bump where I got my wisdom tooth removed, the bump hurts a little, is it infected? I got it extracted 1 month ago.

I have a bump where I got my wisdom tooth removed, the bump hurts a little, is it infected? I got it extracted 1 month ago.

Wisdom Tooth: Only an examination could tell if this is normal healing or an infection. You should have the doctor who removed the wisdom tooth get a look at it. ...Read more

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I had my wisdom tooth removed, then had a small line-like bump above it, I think the bump is lighter color.&today it feels scaly. Could be a cut healin?

I had my wisdom tooth removed, then had a small line-like bump above it, I think the bump is lighter color.&today it feels scaly. Could be a cut healin?

It is a normal: Healing process that takes 3-4 weeks. Good post-operative care is very important for normal wound healing. If you have any concerns or questions always ask your surgeon for post-op evaluation. ...Read more

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Can wisdom tooth cause tongue bumps? How to get rid of this?

Can wisdom tooth cause tongue bumps? How to get rid of this?

Possibly: If you are constantly biting your tongue with your wisdom teeth, this could possibly create a bump. You should have this bump evaluated by your dentist so that they can determine its actual cause and what treatment, if any, is recommended. ...Read more

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There's a bump the same color of my gum on the right side in the back where my wisdom tooth should be, is it harmful? What is it?

There's a bump the same color of my gum on the right side in the back where my wisdom tooth should be, is it harmful? What is it?

Seek consultation: You should seek a consultation because this can not be diagnosed on the basis of verbal description alone. A visual and perhaps histologic assessment will be necessary to answer your question. ...Read more

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I noticed a tiny red bump (blood red) beside where wisdom tooth is (not out yet) after chewing a gum yesterday, it's painless but what's that?

I noticed a tiny red bump (blood red) beside where wisdom tooth is (not out yet) after chewing a gum yesterday, it's painless but what's that?

Blood under skin: It is most likely just blood under the skin, it will go away on its own and no worries

Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. Http://htap. Us/28qexs ...Read more

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I have a pea size bump where my wisdom tooth used to be. It was pulled a few years ago. It's quite aggravating & kind of sore when I chew. What is it?

I have a pea size bump where my wisdom tooth used to be. It was pulled a few years ago. It's quite aggravating & kind of sore when I chew. What is it?

Fibrous tissue: Scar tissue is likely from a site like this. You could see an oral surgeon to have it resect if they deem it to be safe. ...Read more

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I am 28 years old and have a small, hard bump on the inside of my gums below where my wisdom tooth used to be. It almost feels like a bone and is pai?

I am 28 years old and have a small, hard bump on the inside of my gums below where my wisdom tooth used to be. It almost feels like a bone and is pai?

Torus?: You need to have a dentist examine you to determine if what your feel is just an irregularity in the bone that you always had or feels exaggerated due to loss of the tooth and adjacent bone; a torus which is a normal irregularity; or something else. ...Read more

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Small bump on my gum about 2 weeks after wisdom tooth removal. Is this an infection?

Small bump on my gum about 2 weeks after wisdom tooth removal. Is this an infection?

Generally Not: It is generally part of the healing tissue that will take several weeks to heal. It heals from the inside out and not from the outside in. ...Read more

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I have a flap of gum or tissue over my right bottom wisdom tooth. And under the flap there is tiny white bumps, they look like ulcers. Help!

Contact DDS: See your dentist for a possible referral to an oral surgeon if needed. The treatment that is needed at present, appears to be an operculectomy to remove the tissue covering the tooth. In addition, if deemed necessary, the tooth may need to be removed or an antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

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Just got my infected wisdom tooth removed 2 days ago, I have a moveable bump on my posterior lymph node. Is this normal? I'm taking 300mg clindamyacin

Just got my infected wisdom tooth removed 2 days ago, I have a moveable bump on my posterior lymph node. Is this normal? I'm taking 300mg clindamyacin

Yes: Likely just a reactive lymph node. Should improve. Have your oral surgeon look at it during your post operative appointment. ...Read more

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Hard sore bumps after wisdom tooth extraction. What could this be from?

Post Extraction: Hard sore bumps after wisdom tooth extraction? This question requires more information such as time frame after surgery, location of sore areas etc. In any case I suggest that you return to the performing health care provider for an exam and to evaluate whether you are healing appropriately and have your concerns addressed. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 17 and was wondering if everyone gets wisdom teeth. I have had a small bump at the end of my mouth for around past 2 years is it a wisdom tooth?

Hi I'm 17 and was wondering if everyone gets wisdom teeth. I have had a small bump at the end of my mouth for around past 2 years is it a wisdom tooth?

Is?: Is the bump on my toe a corn? Cannot tell without an examination and probably x-rays. Sounds as if you are very much overdue. Please stop guessing and seek professional care. See a Dentist. ...Read more

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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 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?

Gum tissue: The hard gum tissue may be the healed extraction site. As long as there is no pain, swelling or bleeding, then monitor the situation. ...Read more

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I have hard red bump on cheek after lower wisdom tooth extraction?

I have hard red bump on cheek after lower wisdom tooth extraction?

Tooth extraction: Is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. If you have undergone the tedious procedure of surgical extraction, this hard red bump on your cheek or knot like feeling is nothing, but post operative effects of the procedure. If after 7 days no improvement, see your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment.
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There's a bump on the inside of my mouth where I had a wisdom tooth removed and its pink like my gums but it hurts sometimes. I don't have insurance?

There's a bump on the inside of my mouth where I had a wisdom tooth removed and its pink like my gums but it hurts sometimes. I don't have insurance?

Excess tissue: It may be excess tissue (scar tissue) that formed when the area healed. Rinse with salt water to see if it will diminish. If not, it can be removed with a laser or other means. ...Read more

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How will wisdom tooth (s) extraction affect my overall lifestyle?

How will wisdom tooth (s) extraction affect my overall lifestyle?

What's your: Lifestyle? If you need to have your wisdom tooth (teeth) removed, discuss this issue with the surgeon who will be actually treating you. ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth removal site (s) still really hurts. What can I do?

My wisdom tooth removal site (s) still really hurts. What can I do?

Post-op appointment: If pain persists or increases after 2 weeks, you should see your dentist/oral surgeon to exclude any pathologic disorder like dry socket. ...Read more

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Can a wisdom tooth have a sharp edge?

Can a wisdom tooth have a sharp edge?

Yes: Any tooth can chip or crack and end up with a sharp edge. In fact, this is very common, especially as we get older and have chewed with our teeth for many decades. If the chip is small, it an be smoothed and polished. If it's larger, it can be repaired. However, specifically for wisdom teeth, it's usually easier and more predictable just to remove the tooth. You'll never miss it. ...Read more

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Will wisdom tooth compress your nerves?

Will wisdom tooth compress your nerves?

No, but: No, but many wisdom teeth roots are extremely close to the nerve that gives feeling to your lip, chin and teeth.
Make sure your wisdom teeth are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral surgeon ...Read more

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Can wisdom tooth occlusion be corrected?

Can wisdom tooth occlusion be corrected?

Wisdom teeth: In many cases, if wisdom teeth come in crooked, or erupt only partially, it is because there is not enough room for them.
Wisdom teeth are rarely if ever included in orthodontic correction, and are usually indicated to be removed. ...Read more