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Sore, bumpy, swollen area on gums, pain on pressing. Cause?

I have a small area of sore gums inside my mouth . It s on the bottom left side, on the inside side of the jawbone where my wisdom tooth would be if I had not had it removed years ago. It hurts to push on it, feels slightly bumpy underneath the skin, and may be slightly swollen. I haven t had any injuries or anything. What could it be?
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
hello, the swollen sore gums behind your second molar after removal of wisdom tooth, is indicative of distal periodontal pocket(gum infection) in relation to second molar.. it is very common after extraction of wisdom tooth.. treatment of it involves- small periodontal surgery (cleaning of region).. and irrigation of area regularly.. cleaning of the swollen gum region via interdental aids.. and finger gum massage..
Answered: Wed, 6 Jun 2012
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Kamal Hasan's  Response
hi.from ur history it appears that, u have soreness in the region of extracted wisdom tooth.after removal of the tooth sometimes there can be sharp bony spicules present over the ridge, which may cause soreness over alveolar get an iopa and opg xray done and go for alveloplasty procedure to get rid of the bony spicules.wish u good health
Answered: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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