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White Bumps Near Wisdom Tooth
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
Hi. I have a small squishy like bump where my wisdom tooth used to be. It was pulled 3 years ago on the lower left side. It doesn't really hurt unless I chew something on that side. It's actually aggravating more so painful. I gargle with peroxide to be o
Irritated Gum: It sounds like you've irritated your gum by chewing on it. Try not to chew there and see if it doesn't heal in a week. If it persists or gets worse see your dentist. Good luck ...Read more
Examination: Painful bumps should be examined by a dentist to determine the cause and proper treatment. Please make the call. ...Read more
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
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
Had a root canal and crown placed recently which has caused a painful bump to form on top of the site that my wisdom tooth was removed 5 years ago?
This requires: This requires a one on one clinical examination and s-rays to determine. Please see and discuss with your current treating dentist. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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?
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?
See doctor: I would suggest seeing your doctor or dentist to have this examined. ...Read more
Had a wisdom tooth removed last month, and just noticed there is a small bump right behind near where the tooth was removed. Also cough & sore throat?
Most likely: Unrelated. With time both should resolve on their own. If symptoms worsen seek medical attention. ...Read more
I got my wisdom tooth taken out a week ago and now im still in pain bad taste in my mouth and I see a red bump on my gums please tell me what this can be I have used Advil for the pain it isn't working I have percaset but can't take it while working and
Seek follow-up: Seek follow-up with the doctor that removed your wisdom tooth immediately. He or she will help you assess and manage the situation. ...Read more
Upper wisdom tooth cavity. Achy jaw and ear pain. Small movable bump by tooth on the mucosa where jaw meets hard palate. Went away with abx now back?
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
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
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
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
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