A 24-year-old female asked:
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what illness/infection can cause translucent + yellowing teeth, gum swelling, & tonsil swelling/redness/yellowish spots/development of pits for 3 mo?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Any bacterial, viral: Or fungal infection can cause this. Have a culture done for confirmation. Take care !
Answered on Nov 22, 2016
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Teeth yellowing: May be extrinsic or intrinsic. In addition to seeing your Physician for a physical exam, lab tests, and throat swab, see your Dentist for oral examination and appropriate x-rays. Ask MD/DO and DDS/DMD to consult with each other.
Answered on Nov 24, 2016
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