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i feel pain in my gums when i lay down

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: The bone surroundng the tooth is still sore. Root canal therapy only involves the inside of the tooth, not the outside. When you lie down, the bloo ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Healing: It often takes a few days after a root canal to feel better. If the pain persists, see your dentist. It is possible you have another problem.
Dr. Mark Venincasa
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes...: It may take some time for healing to occur. If the discomfort continues over time and your are concerned about it please contact your dentist. Your ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Arm pain may occur due to gas in the stomach and intestine. As you probably know by now, you need to avoid sorbitol. Wish you good health! - Have a di ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kesval Pillay-lungoomiah
Specializes in General Practice
Gingivitis : This sounds like gingivitis and dental sepsis. Please consult health care provider to see if antibiotics are necessary
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Dr. Harold McKelvey
35 years experience Dentistry
Possible infection: From your description, your problem seems to be in the back of your mouth around where the wisdom teeth are. First, do you see a dentist regularly? S ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Please rephrase: What exactly do you mean by "dropping down"?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Be more specific: Very hard to interpret what you would like to know....
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Depends on cause: Is the swelling due to periodontitis or a necrotic nerve in one of your teeth? Antibiotics will treat the symptoms, but definitive dental care will t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
22 years experience Dentistry
Abscess gum: Try warm salt water (1 tsp salt w 8oz cup warm water (not if you have high blood pressure) than see a dentist asap, it could be periodontal disease, r ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
No: Gums are quite resilient and 'bouncy' from pressure. Gums do not stay down with flossing pressure as long as you are using the floss to just floss tee ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: Inflammation of the gums is usually caused by bacterial deposits near and below the gumline. Food sometimes gets caught, too is this a longstanding pr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
35 years experience Endodontics
Gum swelling: Try gargling with 3% hydrogen peroxide and warm water .Avoid alcohol and hot and spicy food for now also easy on smoking if you are a smoker.And i rec ... Read More
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