What was the hard lump on the outside of my cheek after wisdom tooth removal?
Over the course of a day, my face ballooned and there was pus. The lump ended up being a cyst that was formed after extraction. The oral surgeon had to open back up the extraction site and ‘debride’ it or clean out the infection/dead tissue. I was told that this is not a very common thing to happen and it sucked, big time!!
What causes a lump in the back of the mouth?
Gum Problems Gum problems may be caused by improper brushing and flossing, gum disease, canker sores, treatments and hormonal changes…. Oral Cancer The term oral cancer includes cancer of the mouth (oral cavity) and the back of the mouth (oropharynx).
What do hard lumps on your gums look like?
Fibromas are painless. They usually feel like hard, smooth, dome-shaped lumps. Occasionally, they look more like dangling skin tags. They may look either darker or lighter than the rest of your gums. In most cases, fibromas don’t require treatment. However, if it’s very large, your doctor can surgically remove it. 5. Pyogenic granuloma
What causes a red bump on the gums?
A periodontal abscess may appear as a red bump that pushes through the inflamed gum tissue. People with an abscess may also experience a throbbing pain in nearby teeth. This type of abscess is often the result of severe gum disease, or periodontitis.
What does a hard lump on your gum mean?
Recurrent lump on gum that is always there may be calcium deposits, which is identified as a hard lump on the gum under the tooth. Lump on gum may also develop from prolonged or untreated dental or gum abscess.
What causes a lump at the back of the mouth?
Lump on gum at the back of mouth. A lump or bump on gums can appear anywhere. The position of your mouth a gum appear will vary depending on what the underlying cause of the bump is. A lump at the back of the throat can be as a result of irritation or a bacterial infection occurring inside the mouth.
Why is there a lump in my gums after my wisdom tooth extraction?
Re: Wisdom tooth question, please read. The only way to know what it is would be to go to a dentist and have it checked. Since it’s worrying you so much, then the sooner you do it the better by the sound of it. The most likely thing is that it’s a bit of bone that was damaged during the extraction working its way out.
Is there a bone in my gums where my wisdom tooth had been?
I haven’t had any problems since, but now today I feld a round lump in my guns where my upper left wisdom tooth was, and a piece of bone or tooth where my wisdom tooth used to be. I had my mother take a look at it and she says that it looks like I have another tooth coming through.