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Are Swollen Gums Caused By Stress
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Many reasons: Gum disease causing gingival inflammation. Localized bone loss causing improper drainage leads to swollen gum. Food impaction leads to swollen gum. Periodontal abscess. Tooth abscess with draining tract along the gum. Localized trauma. See your dentist to treat the cause, not the symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Waking up with swollen gums, then throughout the day it goes back down. Repeat the next day. Causes?
Possibly: Novacaine itself hasnt been used for many years but many people use the term to describe a dental anesthetic;anesthetics can temporarily swell gum tissue at the injection site until it is all metabolized and absorbed. The solution injected has to go somewhere. If you are referring to a generalized puffiness of all gums surrounding all or most teeth - that may be due to periodontal (gum) disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen gums: Red and swollen gums are usually caused by bacteria around or under the gums secreting acid causing an infection called gingivitis. Bone loss that occurs is periodontal disease. Both need to be treated by a dentist by physically removing the bacteria with a cleaning, scaling & root planing, or periodontal surgery. Get an exam and xrays to see the difference of what you have. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have an extra teeth on the upper jaw ,last time it does not cause any pain or swollen gums but today it was swollen and pain?
See Dentist: See your Dentist for this. You may be referred to an Oral Surgeon for extraction. Sounds like a chronic infection which is not a good thing to be allowing to continue. Make the appointment to get this treated the best way for your good health. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can it be that a cold sore causes someone to have swollen gums, canker sores, and causes tongue to have missing taste buds?
What could be the causes for swollen gums, fatigue, nausea, malaise. No fever, lasting for several weeks.?
Lots of things!: Anything from a virus, to a bacterial infection to other things can cause the symptoms you mention. If you have any risk factors for herpes or hiv, you should be checked immediately. But without further information, it is impossible to diagnose any one cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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