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Pain in back side of mouth, no inflammation, hurts to touch, no wisdom teeth. What could be the reason?

off and on pain , usually last s about a week or less.. always on my left lower far back side of my mouth .. I don t see any inflammation but it hurts to touch my lower far back gums on that side. It started up about 4 months ago. also I don t have any wisdom teeth(removed 4 years ago) Any idea s? Thank you for your time.
Asked On : Sun, 20 May 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
as you said you do not have any wisdom tooth,all of them has been removed,still you have on and off pain in that area since 4 months.i will suggest you please go to an specialist(oral surgeon0,and go for complete examination done including x-rays.and please follow all the given instructions did not say that this pain started after specific food like sweets or hot /cold etc...
please give the proper detail to your dentist and go to dentist as soon as possible.
nothing to get worried.take care
Dr.Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Thu, 21 Jun 2012
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Dentist Dr. Neha Sumra's  Response
Welcome to HCM
I would like to tell you that even after extraction if you experience pain then its not a good sign.
It indicates that either some remaining root is there or some bony spicule is present.
To get proper diagnosis get an IOPAR done of that area & consult your dentist regarding that.
Do warm saline rinses twice a day.Don't worry.

Take Care
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Kamal Hasan's  Response
hi.sometimes there can be bony spicules present beneath the alveolar ridge mucosa, which is painful, when u apply pressure.go for iopa and opg xrays and if any bony spicules present, go for ur case to an oral surgeon
Answered: Thu, 21 Jun 2012
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  Anonymous's Response
you said you got your wisdom tooth removed 4yrs ago but still you feel is advised that u get visit a dentist & get it physically examined
also get an IOPA (x ray) of that region.
Answered: Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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