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What can be done for this bump on the gingiva that is painful ?

hi, my neice is 4 years old and has a strange bump on her gingiva right where her left lateral incisor tooth is and she is complaining it hurts her, it has been there for a solid 5 months now and resembles some what of a canker sore . what could this bump possibly be ?
Asked On : Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
The bump may be due to aphthous ulcers resulting from-
Vitamin deficiencies.
Immunologic abnormalities.
Poor oral hygiene.
I would suggest you to maintain good oral hygiene.
Give fluids and water to keep hydrated.
Take vitamin rich diet.
Take vaccines at proper time.Maintain good oral hygiene.
Brush your baby's teeth using soft-bristled toothbrush.
Take care.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 1 May 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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It may be a trauma induced dental cyst. It needs to be looked at by your Dentist. It must not be touched or played around .
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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