i have what looks like a white head or pimple on my gums above my front left tooth. i pushed my nail against it and the top of it cam off leaving a little red blood spot. does anyone know what this is and what causes it.
So the white pimple popped? When was the last time you saw a dentist? It may be a fistula (parulis) which is a small opening from an abscess. Its like end of a garden hose and the pus is draining out of it. It would be best to see a dentist to get it evaluated.
no puss came out of it at all, just a very small amount of blood and now it really isnt even noticable anymore. i did not have it yesterday or last night and noticed it this morning. just barely pushed on it to pop it. do you still thinks its a fistula and if so wont could be cause and damage it can do? is it an easy fix? thanks
hey, thanks for your help dr. tsang. i went to the dentist today and it turns out that i had callculus in my gums that. so thankfully it was nothing more and no root canal. i definitely needed to see an dentist though. thanks again for taking the time to answer my post
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