A 24-year-old male asked:
Gums and inside lips hurt . gums bleed when brushing. feels tender. mouth wash helps .
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Inflammation: The pain is probably due to inflammation in that area... Could be from periodontal problems, could be from a cold sore, could be from a burn. Can't tell over the internet. You may also have calculus buildup which needs to be removed. Please see a local dentist for a definitive DX and treatment.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems.
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Last updated Nov 1, 2016
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