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Could chewing cinnamon chewing gum, cause mouth soreness or bumps?

Could chewing cinnamon chewing gum, cause mouth soreness or bumps?

Cinnamon sensitivity: Many people are sensitive to cinnamon. Stop chewing cinnamon gum and using other cinnamon flavored foods and see if your soreness goes away in a few days. If it does not then see a dentist about your sore tongue. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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Do nicotine gum and cinnamon candy affect the outcome of an oral swab drug test?

Do nicotine gum and cinnamon candy affect the outcome of an oral swab drug test?

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

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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!

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!

No: There shouldn't be any problem with you taking those supplements. Just make sure your physician is aware. We need to know what patients are taking! ...Read more

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Sensitive to cinnamon, is there something i can do to make my mouth, gums, tongue and cheeks less sensitive to it?

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 more

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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?

Try a dentist: Cinnamon and/or honey will not solve your dental issues. If you have constant pain, it means you need immediate care. Please call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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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 more

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What are health effects of cinnamon?

What are health effects of cinnamon?

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

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Does cinnamon boost metabolism?

Does cinnamon boost metabolism?

Cinnamon & metabolism: Cinnamon doesn't boost metabolism (ie for weight loss), but it does improve sugar processing by making cells more sensitive to insulin, by 20 fold in some studies. ...Read more