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I have a small ulcer type bump on my gum on the inside of my

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Hi I have a small ulcer type bump on my gum on the inside of my mouth where my lip is. It’s painless and really small and I wouldn’t have even realise it was there if my tongue hadn’t touched it. Is there anything I can take to get rid of this?
JA: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?
Customer: No , no swelling either. It’s only been there since yesterday
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: nope

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

How old are you?

Are you able to post a pic?

Do you smoke or use chewing tobacco?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
No don’t smoke or chew tobacco I’m 20 years old
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I’d prefer to just text if that’s ok

Ok --it can be a stress sore commonly --

Please post a pic for confirmation.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Okay just a second
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
File attached (34G3M4P)
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
It’s that small u might not even be able to see it
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
No pain with it either can only feel it if my tongue touches it otherwise wouldn’t notice it

Ok thanks for pic.

This is likely a lip gland cyst benign condition.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I had been googling painless ulcers and it said mouth cancer do you think this is something I should be worrying about with the bump that I have?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Really stressing me out

Nothing to worry about.

This is not considered ulcer.

This is a dome shaped bump --benign ( also known as venous lake).

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Ok thanks. Is there anything that I can do to take it away like a certain mouthwash etc?

it will remain the same and will shrink gradually over time.

No specific treatment available.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Okay is there any need to make a dentist appointment regarding this?

there is no need.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
should I watch for any changes in it. Also thank you for your help

No need --please avoid biting the area.


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