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i have a small lump on the upper right jaw above the teeth

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i have a small lump on the upper right jaw above the teeth there is no pain in it.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Alex replied 5 years ago.

DR. ALEX :

Great question, let me help you.

Customer:

hello

Customer:

is it a serious concern or no

Customer:

?

Customer:

hello?

DR. ALEX :

hi

DR. ALEX :

are you here?

Customer:

yes

DR. ALEX :

This bump is an indication of infection in the gums or tooth

Customer:

ok

DR. ALEX :

You will not always have pain associated with it, but should be evaluated by a dentist

DR. ALEX :

If the tooth is infected, a root canal is needed

DR. ALEX :

If the gums are infected, they need to be cleaned

Customer:

no chance of it being cancer?

Customer:

its at the really top of my gums

DR. ALEX :

not cancer at all

DR. ALEX :

this is not an area where cancer develops

Customer:

thanks Alex :)

DR. ALEX :

cancer is common on the tongue or cheek, but not up here in the gum area

DR. ALEX :

you're welcome

DR. ALEX :

any questions?

Customer:

nah i was just being a worry wart i will get it checked soon

Customer:

how do i rate?

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DR. ALEX :

Thanks

Customer:

cheers :)

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