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Does Juicy Fruit Gum Kill Moles
Absolutely not: Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything without any real scientific evidence that it does anything. If you have a mole that you think is cancer, get it seen and removed. Otherwise, you'll pay with your life. I suspect you already realize that claims that apple cider vinegar cures cancer are total bunk, and just needed reassurance. Best wishes. ...Read more
Only surgery : All pigmented lesions (nevi, moles) should be checked by a dermatologist & removed only if suspicious or worrisome by surgical excision or biopsy. This way the lesions can be checked under a microscope to ensure that it is not cancer. This is especially important if there is a personal or family history of melanoma, or the mole has been changing. See a dermatologist for a skin check & advice. ...Read more
Whoa: If you have any reason to believe that your mole is malignant, get it seen. If it is, and you delay treatment because you were big-hearted and gullible enough to believe in apple-cider vinegar, you will pay with your life. I don't think you want to die. Please get that suspicious mole seen. ...Read more
What are some possible reasons that my gums feel itchy and my chin feels bruised after plucking mole hair?
I have a "mole" (black spot) on my upper gums just above my two front teeth. I have had the black spot for 3 years. Is there anyway I can get that re?
Can laser surgery on my gums get rid of my black dot in my upper gum? My dentist said that it was a "mole" but i really want an answer from an expert
The first thing to get is an accurate diagnosis of what the black mole is?
Assuming that it is a lesion that doesn't need to be biopsied, then a nd/yag 1064 can be used to remove pigmented lesions in the mouth and elsewhere.
www.drgums.com. ...Read more
Yes !: And possibly a periodontist. Can't tell what your problem is over the internet, but the sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. ...Read more
No need for suicide!:
Go back to your dentist and dental hygienist and have them sit down with you and teach you how to take care of your oral health. Ask them how should I floss?, how often?, what kind of tooth brush do I need for my teeth? What kind of tooth paste and rinse do I need? How often should I come in for my cleanings?
Then look at your diet. Are you sucking on sugar all day?. Try to make some changes 1st. ...Read more
I'm 20 I'm thin I don't gain a lot. I don't eat a lot of vegetables or fruit. I eat a lot of meat, cheese and junk food. I'm a lazy person. Kill me?
Diet : It is now scientifically proven that a healthy diet should consist mainly of protein calories. The standard that is well respected is that 60% of your calories should come from proteins. Then next would be 25% of calories being from carbohydrates and then 15% from fats. This does not sound like you are on the fast tract to an early death. ...Read more
Please I live in ny and an in severe pain my gums are killing me and I'm pretty sure I need a root canal or have an abscess and no insurance?
Any of our expert : Nutritionists want to answer that? It's a great question! ...Read more
Killing gums: Generally periodontal disease progresses in patients that do not seek regular dental care for whatever reason and their homecare is inadequate, but it is insidious in that, like heart disease many times you do not know it is there until it is serious. "Killing you" is not a consistent symptom of early gingivitis so I suggest you see your dentist asap to determine why your gums are "killing you". ...Read more
Oral Allergy Syndrom: If you have lip, gum, and even throat itching but no other symptoms and if these symptoms occur with uncooked but nor cooked fruit or vegetables you likely have oral allergy syndrome. Oral allergy syndrome occurs when heat-sensitive proteins in fruit & vegetables cross-react with birch tree & ragweed pollens. To be certain your allergist can take a full history and perform skin testing. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a minor swelling in the gum after medication put to kill molar pulp (uncompleted root canal) procedure was done today
What is the best way to get rid of a sweet tooth. I'm trying to eat healthier and my sweet tooth is killing my progress. I've tried fruit & sugarfree.
Nutritionist: If self-control isn't doing it for you, ask your physician to refer you to a nutritionist. There's a whole world of help available to you through these knowledgeable people. ...Read more
What to do if I have recently been told that litchi fruit is notorious for killing people throughout the world. Is this true?
I have got an abscess on my gum be hide my broke tooth and it is killing me. Can I bust it? I can't afford to go to the dentist cause I am on a budget
My gum is killing me it's the right side at like tooth at like 9&10, I hurts to touch my right side of my face beside my nose.help relieve the plain?
I have a red lump on gum. Discovered after eating hard cereal with fruit and nuts. Initially doubled in size but now getting smaller. No pain?
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Sometimes flossing severely hurts, and I have battled gum recession for years. Could eating raw garlic regularly help kill bacteria in my mouth?
Flossing: If flossing hurts either your gums are inflamed (infected) or you're doing it wrong. You are probably in need of treatment by a bone/gum specialist. Please schedule with a Periodontist. Think of it this way, what you have been doing up until now has been ineffective. Time to see a specialist for care. ...Read more
My teeth have been killing me, all my molars and my wisdom teeth gums are red and swollen. Are they growing?
See a periodontist:
The gums appear to be infected and are swollen
you need to see a periodontist to evaluate it and treat it won't go away by itself. ...Read more
My mouth has been killing me my gums r red and have lil whit spots on my gums and I had to pop a pocket of infection over one of my teeth what could b?
My gums are killing me. I have roots and bones and bad teeth and no one will see me because im disabled and on Medicaid. I keep getting abscesses. I'm?
Medicaid: Medicaid, unfortunately, often pays less than it costs to render treatment. You live in the Philadelphia. You can schedule at Penn or Temple's Dental Schools. There are Dental Clinics T Abington and Einstein Hospitals. Check in with Social Services. Sit down with phone book and call local Dentist's to ask if they accept Medicaid. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it good to use a little peroxide mixed with water after teeth scaling for swollen gums few times a day to help healing and kill gum disease?
Will help a little: The diluted peroxide will keep bacterial levels down, which will obviously help with the healing. Too much use, however, can irritated the tender tissues even more. You are under the care of your own dentist who knows your situation best... It's better to ask him/her for their input since they are treating you. ...Read more
Many causes: Bleeding gums could be due to a number of issues. The main cause is generally accumulation of plaque causing gingivitis. But more advanced gum disease (periodontitis) could cause gums to bleed as well. Other causes are bleeding disorders, hormonal changes during pregnancy, teeth infection, scurvy, leukemia, use of blood thinners and vitamin K deficiency. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Plaque Control: While you are to be congratulated for eating a "healthy diet", there are home care practices that are crucial to having excellent oral hygiene to eliminate bleeding gums. Meet with you dentist and/or dental hygienist to get proper instruction for toothbrushing and flossing. There are also dental rinses that can help reduce bleeding gums (aka gingivitis). Meet with your dentist soon! ...Read more
With water alone as long as its thorough, should be sufficient unless its KNOWN that Listeria is presednt. In that case throw em OUT!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more