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Old 11-30-2004, 01:43 PM   #1
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Lump in mouth above tooth - what is it?

Hi all,

On Sunday night (28th November), I discovered a lump in my gum right above my right incisor. It just seemed to appear from nowhere. When I touch it, it can be a little painful. When I look in the mirror, I can't see very much there, apart from a very faint small white mark, but it feels bigger than it looks in the mirror, almost as if most of it is underneath the gum.

Any ideas what this could be? Hopefully its just an ulcer. If it hasn't cleared up in a couple of days I'm going to go and get it seen to. Just a little worried, because things like this always make my mind run riot.

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Old 11-30-2004, 02:45 PM   #2
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Re: Lump in mouth above tooth - what is it?

That is exactly how an absess looks. A red bump above or beneath a tooth.
I had one; had to have a root canal (which was a breeze). A breeze until the week following it. Good Luck
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Old 12-01-2004, 01:38 AM   #3
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Re: Lump in mouth above tooth - what is it?

prob just your gum slightly infected, or maybe your "injured" your gum. I get those too. Swish with salt water, should help. If it gets really sore, try ambien or Ibuprophen. Good luck!

 
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