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I have what looks like a white skin tag on my bottom gum. What can i do?

I have what looks like a white skin tag on my bottom gum. What is it I have a white skin tag on my bottom gum. Do I need to see a dentist . It has been there over two weeks.
Asked On : Thu, 3 Feb 2011
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Hi, the skin tag may be a growth or a periapical swelling. Please consult a dentist as soon as possible. if it is a periapical swelling, the related tooth needs to be treated or extracted depending on the condition. If it is a growth without a tooth problem, a biopsy needs to be done to check the nature of the growth. Remember, it may have cancerous potential. So please do not delay the investigations. All the best!
Answered: Fri, 4 Feb 2011
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