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does swollen gums from teething cause bad breath in babies

A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience Dentistry
Virus or yeast: Either she has oral thrush which is simply a yeast infection , or likely with presence of a fever it is most likely be an oral primary herpetic gingi ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Your question?: I'm not sure what your question is. Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. You should ask all your questions to the prescribing pediatrician. It sounds like ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Primary herpes infec: Based on your comments it sounds like your little on has a primary herpes infection that often presents as a sore throat. The medicine is an antivira ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Couple of possibles: If the gum tissue between the teeth is flattening out or eroding instead of pointed, then this sounds like ANUG. Usually presents with aches and slugg ... Read More
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See your Dentist : You need to see your dentist to find out which of several conditions you might have.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Need evaluation: See your Dentist to rule out oral diseases. Then next step is to see your Physician. You may have one of a number of infections or a systemic diseas ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Gingivitis: can still be an infection of the gum even though your hygiene is excellent. The other option is that at times we can be overly vigorous with the brush ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Gum disease: This is an infection that will require you to see your Dentist first for treatment or referral to a specialist Periodontist, then an overhauling of yo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It will depend upon the severity of the problem. It could involve cleaning your teeth differently, removal of a tooth, or localized gum surgery. Chec ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Out of Context: No. Not in and of itself. Are you HIV positive? Do you not take your medications to keep your immune system strong? Poor dental health is not in any ... Read More
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bleeding gums: Sign of gum infection. Bravo for brushing his teeth twice daily. Have to brush for 2 full minutes by the clock with a pea-sized portion of fluoridat ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Your teeth do: not know if you have dental insurance or not! This is a sign of poor oral health/hygiene/dietary habits. See a dentist or low cost dental clinic asap. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Exam: It appears you need to be seen by a local dentist for a comprehensive exam and treatment plan. Pain and swelling are indicative of infection.... needs ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. A ... Read More

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