About a month ago I had an apicoectomy on my top back molar. I had felt a bump in my gum ever since. When I went back to the oral surgeon a week after the surgery, he said I had scar tissue and that could be the bump. Last week, I actually looked at the bump up under my gum, and realized it is at the top of my gum in a 1/2 moon shape with two white spots at either end. I am assuming that is a fistula. My questions are 1. Could it be scar tissue? 2. Where do I go from here if my apico failed. I really don't want to pull the tooth. Has this ever happened to anyone? Thanks for your help.
Sorry to hear of the problem you are having. I had an apicoectomy done a little over a year ago. It was on a front tooth. Mine had progressed to the point of having the fistula before they did the surgery....that being said, a year and a half later, I still have the bump...it's not something that goes away. Good luck!
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