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How can I stop my gums from inflammation and swelling

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Find the cause.: You need to find out what's causing the problem, and treat that. Sometimes a good cleaning is all that's necessary, but you need to find out, because ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
If your cheek is swelling it is a bit more than gingival inflammation... appears you have an infection which is spreading either from periodontal or e... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Your symptoms indicate a spreading infection. Call your Dentist and report your changing status. If they can not see you they may prescribe medication... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes.: Inflammation will increase for a day or 2 after the procedure and then go back down over the next week or so. For specifics in your case, follow up w... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dentistry 48 years experience
You need help: Gum pain and swelling is a serious symptom, particularly if bleeding is present. Bacteria have created infection that leads to open wounds that if yo... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a dentist: The swelling appears to be caused by an infection, from either the gum or a tooth. A dentist in your area can assess the situation to determine what t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
Dentistry 9 years experience
One week: The gum tissue closest to the teeth turns over in as little as 7 days. Therefore, after a deep cleaning, the swelling should subside within 7 days. Th... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your dentist: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” o... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Time for Urologist: It could either be torsing ("twisting") and un-torsing, temporarily cutting off the blood supply, or early epididymitis. If tender to touch, more like... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Strange question: Are you in an ICU? Have you had a stroke or hemorrhage or severe brain trauma or a tumor? Are you in a coma? Are you having seizures? Do you have hydr... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can examine: Assuming a teen is eating and drinking different things each day of the week, facial symptoms should not be directly due to the food. That means sympt... Read More

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