A few weeks ago, I noticed a sore bump on the upper gum. It causes no pain unless I press on it, then it is painful. It is all the way up on the highest part of the gum and it is above a tooth that has a cavity. This tooth is sore once in awhile. Are the two related? Is it some kind of infection? Thanks.
My intial guess would be that its an abscess of some sort. It may be a fistula which is a small pimple/track that allows the pus from an infected tooth to leak out. It would be best to see a dentist to take an x-ray and evaluate the problem.
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