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Swelling in the gums

Swelling in the gums at the back side below the tongue. It's not wisdom tooth. A small ball like formation which is growing. Having problem while eating & talking. Problem since yesterday.
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Swelling as per picture seems some thing pathological on tongue with a demarcated ulceration, might be a obstruction in salivary gland or a ulceration due bowel disorder, please visit to near by dentist and do a proper check up and take necessary medication. Dont go hot spice and any oral habits .......................it need proper attention.
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Hi..it is a swelling caused due to obstruction in salivary gland duct. Its called ranula. It doesn't go with medicines. It has to be surgically removed under local anesthesia. Regards
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It is looking like a ranula. Due ro salovary gland obstruction.You need to see oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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Dr. Sanjay Muhury Kolkata | Prosthodontist
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it might be abcess.. have to do xray. may b bone loss ,,or pocket formation in gum.. visit your dentist soon ,,dont apply hot water,,
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Dr. (Major) Gaurav Aligarh | Dental Surgeon
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Dear User, the swelling can be because of infected tooth, a developing cyst or because of a blocked salivary gland duct. visit a dentist immediately....
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You need to see an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon ASAP. A biopsy of this swelling is needed to establish diagnosis. Treatment depends upon nature of swelling. Please visit an oral surgeon ASAP.
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