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What do pimples on the gums indicate?

I have what appears to be a pimple on my gums above my right front tooth. It's a regular whitehead pimple and I looked it up online and found that it can be absess, cold/canker sore, or herpes. Can anyone help me out and give me a piece of mind? :( haha
Tue, 13 May 2014
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hello thanks for consulting at hcm..it could be abscess, cold sore,, herpes labialis as u said,,either ways plz consult a dentist asap,,u could apply topical antiseptic,,do not meddle with it,, hope i t helps,,tc
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