A 38-year-old male asked:
gum pain from flu?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 58 years experience
Sortr of: When you have the flu, everything is subject to soreness. Why should gums be different?
Headaches, joint pain, muscler pain, sore throat, and even old scars are sometimes sore.
Endodontics 44 years experience
Not common: However sometimes w/ the flu home care suffers and resulting gum problems could result.
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Referred pain : Can cause not just the gums but the maxilla or upper jaw and teeth to hurt if there is involvement of sinuses. If there's existing periodontal disease and the immune system is compromised, it will just add insult to the injury.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Gum pain: what's a good home treatment?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
See your dentist: First visit to your dentist, and home care if you want to loose them self home care.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Do i see a dentist for gum pain?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
A 28-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: gum pain?
5 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 18 years experience
Physical discomfort : Is a localized physical suffering associated with gingivitis and/or periodontitis. It is a oral soft tissue sensation induced by a noxious stimulus, received by naked nerve endings, characterized by physical discomfort as pricking, throbbing, or aching. I hope this helps.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Sudden excruciating gum pain. Possible problems?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 14 years experience
Gum infection: Possible gum infection change toothbrush and do salt water rinses.
A 46-year-old member asked:
What causes sudden gum pain?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Periodontics
Infection: In addition to trauma and viral or bacterial infections.
Last updated Nov 15, 2018
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