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How can I stop my gums from inflammation and swelling

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
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 35-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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
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
32 years experience Pediatrics
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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Mastitis (inflamation of breast gland), skin infection, fungal infection, shingles, bra friction dermatitis, cancer, etc. See doctor , do self breast ... Read More
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