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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?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Dentistry - Cosmetic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could be...

This could be bone or "soft" tissue.
It would be a quick evaluation at your next dental visit. As then (or sooner if it hurts, bleeds or swells).

In brief: Could be...

This could be bone or "soft" tissue.
It would be a quick evaluation at your next dental visit. As then (or sooner if it hurts, bleeds or swells).
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
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Dr. Kristin Sokol
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: See dentist

See a dentist in person for a good examination.
It could be normal tissue/scarring after surgery, but best to get examined.

In brief: See dentist

See a dentist in person for a good examination.
It could be normal tissue/scarring after surgery, but best to get examined.
Dr. Kristin Sokol
Dr. Kristin Sokol
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many possibilities

See your Dentist.
Any pain, bleeding, or as in your case swelling, needs to be immediately evaluated. Can be normal anatomy, a neoplasm, or anything in between.

In brief: Many possibilities

See your Dentist.
Any pain, bleeding, or as in your case swelling, needs to be immediately evaluated. Can be normal anatomy, a neoplasm, or anything in between.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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