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Had wisdom teeth removed. What is the bump in lower gum? Why does it hurt?

about a month ago i had my 4 wisdom teeth taken out. im 19. they mostly have healed, but in my left lower gum, i can feel a bump, it is hard like bone. i can feel it at the angle of my jaw where my back teeth are. it hurts when i touch it, i dont know what it is. this is preventing my lower gum from healing . any idea what it is?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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hi there were chances that when the wisdom teeth pulled out it may broken by its root & one of the piece of root remains.check it with your your dentist as it may delay healing process Thanks.
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