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After using toothpaste I brush a second time with cinnamon powder. Gums became sore and mouth hurt. Could cinnamon cause oral issues? Antibacterial.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon can be very irritating to the soft tissues of the mouth. If you want to use something antibacterial, use one of the name brand antiseptic mouthwashes preferably one that is alcohol free. Read the ingredients. Look for one with as few ingredients as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nicotine maybe,: cinnamon no. If the oral swab test is looking for cigarette smoking, it measures either nicotine or its major metabolite cotinine (more commonly) and this will be found also in someone using nicotine gum. If they are looking for drugs of abuse, generally nicotine/cotinine are not tested for and will not alter the outcome. ...Read more
I am taking 1000 mg of cinnamon andcchromium amino acid 100 mcg 3 or 4 times a day. Is there danger in this. My gums are clearing up!
Sensitive to cinnamon, is there something i can do to make my mouth, gums, tongue and cheeks less sensitive to it?
Recent change?: Cinnamon is an irritant to many oral tissues, but most people have an adequate supply of saliva to dilute and carry it away. At 75 years of age, you are at risk for decreasing salivary flow--especially if you take medications. (ditropan (oxybutynin) lists dry mouth as a possible side effect. Talk to your doctor about this possible interaction. Seek a dental evaluation for an explanation for other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have constant pain In my gums and teeth. can cinnamon and honey be mixed together to ease the pain or can I try something else?
I have constant pain in my gums and teeth. can cinnamon and honey be mixed together to help ease the pain? or can I try something else
Ineffective: Rather than trying to mask the pain, better to determine the cause. Once cause has been established it can be properly treated. Your pain may indicate tooth abscess and/or gum disease. These infections do not self-cure, and can be extremely invasive and dangerous. Face it, you need to see a Dentist. Take advantage of his/her thousands of hours of training and years of experience. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have gastritis. Are cinnamon / cinnamon oil or peppermint safe to take? They're ingredient in a chewing gum I take after meals to stimultate digest
Many good benefits: Cinnamon might be best known for significantly lowering blood sugar and can reduce it 18-29%, but is also a potent anti-oxidant, good anti-inflammatory and lowers cholesterol 12-26%. It is also a broad-spectrum anti-microbial. For more information see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=68. ...Read more