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white patch above teeth gums

hi Can someone help me
I felt something above my teeth while ago for about 2 months but I never looked at it in a mirror. Today I looked at itand noticed there was some white spot or patch on the gums top of my teeth. Can anyone help.? What is this, I can't see a dentist. How do I get rid of this?

Thanks. I took a picture.
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540545 tn?1377622918
I'm not quite sure what it is.  It looks to be a growth of some kind?  Any high risk behavior such as smoking or drinking?  I would recommend seeing either a dentist or your primary care physician to get it checked out.  If you have medical/health insurance, I would probably go to your regular care doctor first.
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Hi. I don't drink or smoke. It looks like white skin but it doesn't go away. I can't see a doctor or dentist any time soon. It also hurts if i put pressure in the area. Do you have any ideas on what it could be? Is it associated with any kind of gum disease or gingervitis or someting? What should i do until i can see a doctor, which wont be for like 2 months.
6535633 tn?1388068427
There are a number of potential causes behind the white spots on gums. The cause may range from oral cancers to allergic reactions. White spots on gums may be a cyst, a small pocket filled with fluid, and sometimes they are canker sores. It may also sometime causes by Salivary gland inflammation. I think you need evaluation by an oral health professional who spot the cause.  

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