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Cause Of Inflamed Gums
Inflamed gum, painless bumps on the gum, lining on the cheeks and Headache plus inflamation of the body.What is the cause?
Possible gingivitis: Please consult your dentist for an oral and dental exam. ...Read more
Normal: Hard, rough or sharp food and candy can commonly cause small tears on the roof of the mouth. ...Read more
Inflammation: Bleeding is caused by your body or host reaction to the foreign product (plaque and calculus), bacteria or bacterial product that accumulate in your gum and cannot be drained. Vasodilation of capillaries and developmental of granulation tissue in the socket, along with increase lymphocyte, neutrophile, macrophage, and along with compliment cascade. The result is the destruction of bone socket. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various: Could be allergies, soft tissue injury such as an abrasion, reaction to your medication. If it is short duration, likely a food allergy. If longer, could be side effect of medication. If just came on suddenly and getting better daily, it is likely an abrasion. Could be a fungal or viral infection. See your dentist or doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Listerime does not cause cancer. Now having said that, people who smoke should not use a mouthrinse containing alcohol. The alcohol can dry the tissue in the mouth and make it more susceptible to the carcinogens in the tobacco. It is, however, the tobacco that will cause cancer...Not the listerine! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What disease could cause the following symptoms: bleeding gums, loose teeth, painful and swollen joints?
Vitamin C deficiency: The symptoms you described are classic symptoms of vitamin c deficiency(scurvy). The symptoms in part or in whole could be secondary to a number of medical problems. Without more clinical information a more specific response is not possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sialolith: You frenum is a small band of elastic connective tissue that connects your tongue to the floor of your mouth. It hardly ever gets infected. You probably have a little calcified stone called a sialolith blocking one of the salivary ducts around the frenum and causing swelling on the floor of your mouth and frenum. See your dentist asap! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doctor: The best way to get this properly evaluated is to see a doctor. ...Read more
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
Female, Age 49, molar teeth swollen, which cause slight swelling in the cheek, what is the cause of this?
Can infection cause red bumps back side of tongue by molars also hard lump inside tongue sore throat and neck irritation. Im 16 and worried of cancer!
Many things: The cause of the asymmetry of the lingual tonsils can be best determined after several questions are considered such as the presence of pain and if so, the duration. Do you have any allergies. Is this something that you have recently noticed and if so have any other changes have presented. It would be best for you to visit your dentist or an oral maxillofacial surgeon for a visual evaluation. ...Read more
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