I have had a small red spot on my upper front gum for more than one year. It is not swollen and does not hurt and has not increased in size. I floss and go to the dentist twice a year. My gums and teeth are in good shape. My last dental visit the hygienist noticed the spot and thought I had just jabbed myself by mistake, but when I got home I realized that I had had the spot for a long time. I have had surface skin cancer on my lower lip and the top of my head. Should I be concerned? Should I see my regular dentist, an oral surgeon or dermatologist?
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