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Blue Grey Line Along Gums In The Mouth
First molar extraction over 48 hours, intense pain, swelling bruising gums white, blue, grey around second molar and extraction site- intense pain?
See your Dentist:
See the dentist or oral surgeon who extracted the tooth for a thorough evaluation.
Without seeing the problem, it is hard to determine if you are have normal or unusual symptoms.
Depending on the severity of the problem, post-operative sensitivity or pain are normal events. Bruising to the adjacent area may also occur. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Upper molar is turning gray/blue near gum after having filling done. In pretty severe pain in gums and lymph node under chin? Many red/white sores
Go Back: To your dentist. (S)he will tell you if you need further treatment. ...Read more
My dentist cleaned my teeth 6 days ago. Since then, there are some grey/dark lines where the sides/bottom of two teeth meet the gum line. What are they?
I had 4 teeth extracted now I have a huge bump on the inside of my cheek by where she took out the teeth and have a flap of gum turning gray by stitch?
Hi, I recently had all 4 wisdom teeth removed on Friday night. My face is swollen. My stitch came out and in the slit in my gum I see grey. What is it?
Likely normal tissue: What you may be seeing is raw tissue; most likely it will heal without a problem as long as you follow your doctor's instruction for oral care. Keep your follow up appointment and call your doctor if you become concerned about infection--this may be indicated by increased pain, foul taste or odor in mouth ...Read more
I have a grey blister with a thin white border and surrounded by redness. It's on the INSIDE of my teeth on my gum that is slightly raised due to teeth. It hurts like a canker sore has never hurt before and I can't eat.?
Sounds like: Sounds like you are describing Canker Sores, which can last for two weeks or longer. You can try one of the OTC items in the Dental aisle your pharmacy, or see your Dentist to make sure that's what you have and for treatment suggestions. In the meantime try a liquid high protein shake to give your body the building blocks it needs to heal. ...Read more
A blue/purple line that runs horizontally across lowergums near where the gums meet teeth, slight aching and noticed white happening along same area.
See Dentist: May be normal anatomical structures. See dentist for aching teeth an exam of area that concerns you. ...Read more
I had a grey/blue phlegm come out of my mouth this morning while coughing. Don't smoke and don't live around any heavy pollution. Fluke or problem? :/
Canker sore?: The most common sore is a canker sore. They are painful but go away in a week. If the sore is painless then you should have it checked. ...Read more
Time for an exam: It means you are long overdue for a dental examination. Cannot possibly determine over the internet if your actual gingiva is brown or if you have calculus deposits that are stained. Either way, call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
I have two canker sores in my mouth along my gum line. I've had them for about 2-3 months. They're painless most if not all the time. Shouldibeworried?
Yes: Any leason lasting more than 10 days to 2 weeks deserves prompt attention. Please call your Dentist. ...Read more
Hello I have a bump that is in a line along my gum just above the teeth on the right side of my mouth. The gums above the line are sunken in.?
Bumps: These types of situations require a one on one clincial exam to determine what if anything is going on. While it might be completely normal or a normal variant, this cannot be determined over the internet, sight unseen (and without x-rays). ...Read more
My fiancée woke up this morning with rashes above his torso part of the body and bumps (hives?) along with bumps on his mouth and gums, what is it?
Urticaria: Hives on trunk along with mouth and gums is an immune or allergic reaction to an antigen. An allergic reaction could be to foods, food additives and flavoring agents, medications including herbal agents and chemicals. Immune reactions are more common, most common being to viral infections. Over the counter antihistamines such as Claritin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have helped many patients. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
While play fight with my soon to be husband. I kicked pretty hard in his mouth not meaning to but now his gum is bleeding and turning blue and black between his two front teeth. What should we do?
Call a dentist: Have the teeth examined and monitored. In the future, think twice when play fighting. Accidents happen. ...Read more
I woke up one morning with a sinus infection. The very same day my mouth broke out with sores along my cheek and gum line. Are these related?
I have very red sore gums (on the upper gum not next to teeth) and along the back side of my tongue and back roof of my mouth looks red patchy spots.
Can't see: Can't see your problem without doing direct examination. Generally, any bleeding, swelling, or as in your case pain, should be immediately investigated. Please call your Dentist for an appointment. Additionally, if you smoke, quit. If you're a heavy drinker, quit. Both can damage oral tissues. ...Read more
See below: While there are diseases that are associated with facial coloring changes, they generally are persistent changes - as in lupus or dermatomyositis. If you have no symptoms associated with the changes, I suggest bringing it to the attention of your physician at your next visit. ...Read more
I got a deep cleaning and now there are big holes all along the bottoms of my teeth near the gum. Is this normal? Did the dentist cause this?
I decided to add ceramic cover on my 4 front teeth. But on trial placement, I noticed blue on interteeth gums. Why? Will it disappear eventually?
Blue gums?: Unfortunately we have too little information to be able to give you an accurate answer. I have been practicing for decades and not sure why your gums appeared blue after tryin. Who would know would be your dentist. Ask him/her what it is and when to expect it to be gone. ...Read more
Intermittent swelling in lower gums. Is it normal? Sometimes when I run my tongue along lower outer gum line, it feels swollen, sometimes not.
Not normal: Pain/bleeding/swelling signs of problems. See your dentist. Intermittent swelling most likely due to draining abscessed tooth or gum disease. Dentist may rx this or refer you to endodontist or periodontist. Please get help before your chronic problem becomes as an acute problem. ...Read more
I don't smoke but I do vape. I constantly vape all day long. Here lately my two front teeth have been going numb. Why is it? It started with the right front tooth with pain and there's a line of discoloration along my gums but on my tooth. What's going on?
There are numerous possibilities. There is no way to diagnose this without a clinical and visual exam with x-Rays.
Make an appointment for an examination with your dentist. ...Read more
May overly a tooth: Sometimes a tooth will erupt behind such a blister. Or s/he may have bitten down on something & bruised the area. Time will tell. ...Read more
Dental problem with gums, I guess. Molar along gum where enamel is missing is dark. Cavity or tea?
Clinching teeth: Clinching teeth breaks the enamel at the gum line. Also brushing too hard breaks the thin enamel at the gum line. Always use a soft brush and throw away old tooth brushes which get hard over time from usage. Get evaluated if you are clinching or grinding get a custom made night guard. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Gums along right side of my top teeth are swollen, canker sore is almost done healing on this side right now, what is this? Anything serious?
Hello. Ast week at work, the right side of my face went numb, along with the teeth and gums in that area. Felt like the ananaesthetic given for dental work. Lasted 30 min. What was this? Thank you!
Can be neuralgia,,,: What you're describing might be a form of neuralgia where a nerve supplying muscles, etc. On your face or head or jaws gets stimulated and causes abnormal neural sensations such as pain and numbness. This may be a one time thing or it can go on throughout a person's life. It would be wise to see your doctor for an exam, especially if it happens again or you're worried. ...Read more
Have developed a new blue and black spot on lower jaw in old extraction spot I have bad gum disease, only have 17 teeth left, very bad tmj. Cancer?
My gums started hurting all of a sudden nd also my teeth. I feel a pulsing all over my mouth. Along with nausea, migranes nd swollen glands. Help?
ANUG: You may suffer a condition call anug (acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis) or anup (acute necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis), a condition where a chronic infection of the gum/bone due to bacterial colonization combining with a poor body defense mechanism due to medical problems lead to an ulcerated, dying tissue surroungding the tooth (gum and/or bone). Debride, antibiotic, and follow up. ...Read more