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Old 02-21-2009, 12:03 PM   #1
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gum problem

Next to my tooth that has broken and if almost gone, I have a bump that is red and sometimes hardens while other times it soft, smooth. I've been having a lot of pain in that tooth and then this appeared. What can it be? Please help!!

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Old 02-21-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
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Re: gum problem

Sounds like an abcess. This means the pulp of the tooth is dead and the infection is draining out (the bump). You should go to a dentist to either have a root canal, or have the tooth removed.

Old 05-11-2010, 04:13 AM   #3
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Re: gum problem

i have kinda the same problem tooth had broken aff recently at the front enmal bit of the tooth i think starting breaking up a while ago waz at dentists 6 mths ago and she noticed it but never said anything just gave me a clean and polish ove rthe past few mnth more of the tooth has broken away manily at front now have a small raised area where that tooth is doesnt cause me any bother at all due for a checkup in 3 wks

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