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Lump in the mouth for one year.

I have a lump in my mouth that i have had for just over a year now, at first i thought it was just a mouth ulcer but i dont think they should last this long im 16 what could it be? it not painful and its on my gum. Please help
Asked On : Sat, 2 Jan 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

any lump over such long period is not acceptible. get it checked by ENT doctor. he may suggest for biopsy to know what it is. get the biopsy done.

Answered: Sun, 3 Jan 2010
Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, the lump may be a periapical abscess or a tissue growth. Please get it examined. If it is an abscess, the offending tooth must be treated, abscess drained and an apicectomy performed on the roots. If it is a growth, a biopsy must be done to find out if it is cancerous. Please do not delay the investigations. Take care!
Answered: Thu, 10 Feb 2011
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