A 26-year-old female asked:
Gums red swollen bleed w waterpik/brush and dont hurt. periodontist thinks its sensitivity to acidic food. what is best care for gums when irritated?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 51 years experience
Red swollen gums: You haven't said how long and how often this has been occurring. If you do not have a periodontal infection, then you may have a medical problem. Possibilities include viral infection, fungal infection, systemic illness.
You may want to seek a second dental opinion, and have a thorough medical examination, especially if the bleeding gums is a long-standing condition.
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Last updated Apr 30, 2017
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