2 doctors weighed in:

What can cause gum abscess been there a long time if i donÕt have a sore tooth?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Francis
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Infection

I think it is pus, trying to get out.
Please go see a dentist; you have a problem.

In brief: Infection

I think it is pus, trying to get out.
Please go see a dentist; you have a problem.
Thank

In brief: You got it right

It is an abscess.
Can't tell if it is a nerve problem or a gum problem without a radiograph and an examination. See a local dentist to be treated.

In brief: You got it right

It is an abscess.
Can't tell if it is a nerve problem or a gum problem without a radiograph and an examination. See a local dentist to be treated.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
26 years in practice
179K people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available