Weird Polyp growth on 1yr olds gum?

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Hello, I have a 1yr old who is teething and has a polyp growth hanging with what looks like a small tooth coming out of it. It's the same color as his gums but it seems weird. I have made an appt. to have someone take a look at it but am worried waiting around. Anyone familiar with this?
 

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It is very hard to see. Could you take multiple shots of it? I know your 1 yr old will not cooperate. Maybe you can take shots when he is asleep/napping.
 

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It looks like eruption cyst. If your child has no problems, leave it alone for now. If it is affecting function or painful, have it drained or removed by the dentist/pediatric specialist. Have the dentist monitor it for possible dentigerous cyst which will not go away on its own after tooth eruption.
 

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Thanks for the info. It seems as though within the last few hours, the cyst burst when he was using one of his teethers because he had blood all over his face and then when I looked it seemed like it was gone, or you could see where it was. He has an appt. in the AM for someone to take a look, and it hasn't seemed like it has not affected him at all so I am hopeful this was just a normal part of the teething process. It was just a bit distressing to see and not know what it was. Thanks again.
 

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