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Dr. Al Hegab
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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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Can you get std's in your mouth that cause symptoms of inflamed sore gums that bleed constantly and receed from your teeth? Only started after oral.

Can you get std's in your mouth that cause symptoms of inflamed sore gums that bleed constantly and receed from your teeth? Only started after oral.

Active gum disease: It is remotely possible that you my have primary herpes outbreak also known as primary herpatic gingivostomatitis. But it is most probable you have active gum disease. See a periodontist asap. ...Read more

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What diseases cause your gums to be inflamed?

What diseases cause your gums to be inflamed?

Many -see a dentist: There are many potential causes... Periodontal disease, root canal abcess, wisdom teeth infections, food or other impaction, diabetes, herpetic gingivostomatitis, pyogenic granuloma, reaction to medication such as Dilantin or calcium channel blockers, allergic reactions...see a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My gum is inflamed, what causes this to happen?

My gum is inflamed, what causes this to happen?

Plaque: Plaque is the mean reason for gum inflammation. Lack of proper and adequate oral hygiene is what allows plaque build up. Some less likely factors for gingival inflammation are medications, viral infections, hormonal changes, or some rare gingival conditions or autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Which condition causes your gums to be inflamed?

Which condition causes your gums to be inflamed?

Inflamed gums are : Most commonly caused by gingivitis and periodontitis, two forms of gum disease, the first being the milder form. However, inflamed gums can also be due to vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, some autoimmune diseases, diabetes, mouth breathing, medications, allergies, as well as bacterial, fungal and viral infections. ...Read more

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What oral disease causes your gums to be inflamed?

What oral disease causes your gums to be inflamed?

Infection, abscess..: All of the followings: 1) gum disease/infection of the gum, 2) dental or periodontal abscess, 3)faulty restoration/open contacts that cause food impaction, 3)malocclusion, 4)open mouth breather, 5)dry mouth syndrome or any oral condition causing dry mouth, 6)lichen planus and other autoimmune diseases, 7)allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Could sinus infections cause an inflamed lymph node in upper gum area?

Could sinus infections cause an inflamed lymph node in upper gum area?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Can impacted wisdom teeth cause discomfort in other teeth/gums.Inflamed not infected.Feels like my bite is off. Clench teeth at night sometimes?

Can impacted wisdom teeth cause discomfort in other teeth/gums.Inflamed not infected.Feels like my bite is off. Clench teeth at night sometimes?

Definitely, yes: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned, cause discomfort in other teeth, painful and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures. See a dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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