Overview Many people experience gum pain or irritation at some point. A buildup of plaque and other bacteria is often the culprit of gum pain and irritation. This buildup can also cause bleeding and redness of the gums. But what about a bump on your gums? Cyst A cyst is a small bubble filled with air, liquid, or other soft materials.
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White patches A white or grayish patch inside your mouth or on your lips is called leukoplakia , or keratosis. An irritant like a rough tooth, broken denture, or tobacco can cause cell overgrowth and produce these patches. The habit of chewing the inside of your cheek or lips can also lead to leukoplakia.
Cold sores are fluid-filled blisters that typically form on the lips, but can sometimes form on the roof of your mouth. Other symptoms of cold sores include: painful blisters, often grouped in patches tingling or itching before the blister forms fluid-filled blisters that rupture and crust over blisters that ooze or appear as an open sore Cold sores heal on their own within a few weeks. Certain prescription medications, such as valacyclovir Valtrex , can speed up healing time. Epstein pearls Epstein pearls are whitish-yellow cysts that newborns get on their gums and the roof of their mouths.
A non-cancerous condition of the mouth is a change to mouth cells, but it is not cancer. Non-cancerous tumours and conditions are not usually life-threatening. There are many types of non-cancerous tumours and conditions of the mouth. Warts A wart is a small round or oval growth.