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Back of gums hurt..
kdjandcab posted:
For the past two days now the back of my gums on the left side have been hurting.. I have my wisdom teeth in and maybe they are still coming in?? I don't really know. But also on the side of my gums by the very back tooth is a lil white bumb that hurts when you touch it.. and the very back of the tooth looks like blood lining it.. It's starting to hurt bad and I don't know what it could be?
MarkMHB responded:
Dear kdjandcab ,

In the total absence of diagnostic data, I don't know what it is, either. If you would like a guess, I'd say that you are probably on the mark with your speculative wisdom tooth suspicion, but that's only a guess.

If you want to know what it is, or what its health significance is, or what remedial action is appropriate, you will need to visit your dentist.

Good luck!

Mark Bornfeld
Brooklyn, NY
Zev Kaufman, DDS responded:
Dear kdjancab:
Dr. Mark is totally right! Please go see your dentist and have a correct diagnosis. Things in dentistry tend only to get worse. A dentist will be able to tell you if your problems are strictly related to hygiene or to a much more complex situation.
Best of luck,
Dr. Zev Kaufman

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