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Hard bump on gum 5 weeks after extraction

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EllieJane44

Junior member
Joined
Aug 16, 2019
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6
Location
Scotland
Hi
Looking for some advice
I had my upper molar removed 5 weeks ago and from about 2/3 after have had little pain. The hole has pretty much covered over but it still deep

Yesterday with my tounge I noticed a little bump or lump in the gum just around where the tooth was . Edge of socket is best to describe it. It def a little bump and it might be a little sore (maybe from me feeling it every minute !)
Just wondered if that is just the gum hardening or something I should get checked .
Anyone had anything similar
It kinda like bump babies have before a tooth erupts but my tooth is gone and it not in the socket just on edge of gum

Bizarre

Thx

Ellie
 
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Mike

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Verified dentist
Joined
Aug 24, 2019
Messages
81
Location
Scotland
It’s not uncommon for the edge of the socket to be a bit proud and be felt as a lump as things heal. It should remodel over time :)
 
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