NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Bump on roof of my mouth
IT WAS WHITE SMALL BUMP WITH PUSS IN IT .SO I TOUCH IT THEN I PUT PRESSURE ON IT IT BUST. THEN ROOF OF MY MOUTH TURN DARK PURPLE.
You need to have this problem evaluated by a dentist, the sooner the better. If what you say is pus, then in all likelihood you have an infection, either in the tooth or in the surrounding tissue or both.
Without actually seeing this lesion, it seems that you have a parulis or a drainage tract from the source of infection into the mouth in order to allow the pus to drain out. If this is not pus, then you may have a blocked salivary gland that is rupturing and draining, but based on the fact that you state it is pus (white-yellow discharge) and the resultant tissues appear purple after rupturing, leads me to believe you have an infection that needs immediate attention.
Richard J Jurevic, DDS, PhD
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University