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Bump above front tooth, round, red sore with white particles. Is it just canker sore or dental fistual?

I have a bump on my gum above my front tooth . It feels like a canker sore but looks bigger than normal...very round... Red around the sore and it has some white to it. It is sensitive to certain foods like a canker sore. I went to my dentist for a regular check up/cleaning.....he saw it.... Felt it... tapped my teeth near it and moved on. I would assume if there was something to worry about he would have brought it to my attention? Now I am worried sick it may be a dental Fistual or something more then just a canker sore. I worry about everything! Please help! Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
according to your dental history it could a aphthous ulcer
and it should get resolved within 6days.there are chances
that it could be a periodontal abcess for this you have to
undergo a trestment including pus drainage curettage and
rootplaning of the affected tooth
Answered: Wed, 5 Sep 2012
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
have you undergone cleaning of teeth by your dentist?if not get it done.the bump on gum may be due to aphthous ulcer.take vitamin-B supplements.oral prednisolone tab.can be taken to cure the ulcer.
i advice you to avoid any kind of sour/salty/spicy foods.
as your dentist has checked your teeth,there is no other serious problem associated.
i dont think its dental fistula.if there is pus accumulation,root planning and curettage can be done for this tooth.
hope you get well soon.
Answered: Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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