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A 42-year-old female asked:

My son, 2 and half years hasn't been well because his gums are swollen and red. i bought over the counter oral meds but too slow. the gums bleed also.

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Gums: Swollen red bleeding gums indicate infection. Your son should have been under the care of a Dentist, preferably a Pediatric Dental Specialist, a Pedodontist, since his 1st birthday. As airway infections can quickly become extreme, it is important that he receive immediate care by a General Dentist or Specialist Pedodontist. Until you see a Professional, keep him hydrated.

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Last updated Jul 5, 2019

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