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Question
Posted by: EINA | 2004/11/24

Q.

gum boil

when i woke up this morning i notices that i have a gum boil in my mouth. i am used to gum boils being against your gum, mine is more on the cheaks side but at the top close tot the teeth.
what might have caused htis, and what can i do to make it go away?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

It is most likey an abscesss. Being "used" to it is not a good sign. There is most likely an infection causing this. Do not leave it to resolve on its own- if it is from a problematic tooth, you need to have the tooth treated.

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