Jared asked in HealthDental · 3 months ago

Can canker sores form anywhere on the inside of your mouth?

Recently, I noticed this bump on my gum right above my one tooth. I then took a look at it and saw that it was a little bump with a white spot on it. I looked up what it could be and saw that it was a canker sore. However, every picture I saw and it on the inside of the lip rather on a person's gum. But I wanted to find out more and couldn't find anything anywhere. I just wanted to find out more to see if I would need to visit a medical expert to get it checked out in case it is something else.

3 Answers

  • 3 months ago

    Canker sores are common and can occur on the soft tissue of your mouth and gums.  They usually go away within a week or two on their own.  You can buy Orajel, a numbing liquid, to numb them.  If they are very large and painful or don't heal you should see a dentist.

  • edward
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Just leave it alone and it’ll go away

  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Yes they can form on the lip. Inside the cheek and at the back of the throat.

    Very common in young teenagers.

    Source(s): I worked in a U.K. Dentist.
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