Although a worry, a bump on the roof of the mouth can often be self-healing or easy to treat. Cankers, cold sores, burns and injury are some of the factors which can cause a bump to form.
- Oral candidiasis is a yeast infection which can lead to a bump and seeing a doctor or dentist is key to diagnosis.
- Hyperdontia is when too many teeth are produced, one of which may cause a bump.
- If a bump persists for longer than two weeks, or gives concern for any reason, it is essential to consult a doctor.
"It is crucial to give the sores time to heal. If a bump shows no signs of healing after 2 weeks, it is essential to speak to a doctor for a proper diagnosis."
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