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What is this small bump on my gums?

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What is this small bump on my gums?
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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dental
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The bump is painless, but it looks red in some of the photos because I was poking/prodding at it with a floss pick.
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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 7 months ago
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That is just some local inflammation. It is nothing serious. It is not cancer. It appears to be caused by trauma and should resolve by itself within a few days.

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Dentist: Lara Coseo, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 7 months ago
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Good morning! Are you still looking for information about the small bump on your gums? I ‘d be happy to help. Just respond if you are still interested in chatting with an expert.

Sincerely,

Dr. Lara

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