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Nervous about lump on gums and roof of mouth

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toyar08

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I have these two lumps in my mouth which I am really concerned about. I don't know how long I've had them but noticed them when I felt them with my tongue.The lump on my top palate ( first picture) does cause some discomfort and can be a little sore, but the lump in the second picture is painless. I am now absolutely terrified, feeling sick with worry that I have oral cancer. Please excuse the yellow on my teeth as I have periodontal gum disease Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Gordon

Gordon

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Definitely isn't oral cancer :)

As for what they are, that's a bit harder from the photos, the one on the palate looks like a draining abscess, maybe from periodontal pocket, not sure about the other one.
 
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toyar08

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Thank you very much for that Gordon. I really appreciate it :)
 
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