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i have sore upper gums on one side of my mouth only

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably viral: This is probably a viral infection. When a virus infects it can invade multiple types of muscosal cells...gingiva, esophageal, tonsillar etc. Don't ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Problem: Even though you do not see a wisdom tooth it does not mean that the problem does not originate from an erupting tooth below the gum line. Could also b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Hsu
17 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
Removal is best: Hi there, what you experienced is very common for wisdom teeth -- in fact, that is probably the number one reason people have them taken out. Please ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Wollock
28 years experience in Dentistry
Seattle, It : Seattle, it could be. It could also be pericoronitis, a localized gum infection usually around the lose tissue of a partially erupted third molar. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience in Dentistry
It's possible: But it could be caused by other things besides a cavity. Gum disease, a necrotic tooth, viral infection. See a dentist to rule out tooth and gum rel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection: The sore gums may be due to an infection/abscess related to a tooth related problem or a possible gum/periodontal problem. If the infection/abscess i ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Swollen gums: Yes, this can be normal. It should be better in the next three days. If not, see your dentist again.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Wisdom tooth ?: This may be your maxillary wisdom tooth that is super-erupting. Your mandibular tooth is delayed or impacted. See a dentist asap to be evaluated and h ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Extraction: Call a dentist to be evaluated for the extraction of that tooth. The sooner you do the sooner you will feel better.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Without: Seeing you it could be tic deloroux. or early shingles or bells palsy see a doctor for an eval
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