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Frequent Swollen Gums
Swollen lymph nodes under jaw, difficulty swallowing, painful itchy swollen gums, whites sores all over tongue & cheeks, headaches, loss of appetite?
Take Vitamin-C: It may be a viral illness in which case it will settle down in one week to 10 days. Vitamin c can be helpful if you take 500mg daily for 2 weeks. If it does not go away in two weeks then you need to go see your doctor and get your blood count checked(cbc). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suddenly, severely swollen & bleeding gums with extremely swollen and painful lymph nodes. No pre-existing gingivitis or plaque accumulation. 4 days.
Infection: Most probably cause of symptoms you describe is gum infection, Periodontal Disease. Very small chance that it could be caused or exacerbated by other problems such as diabetes, leukemia, etc. You need hands-on treatment immediately. Please see a General Dentist or preferably a gum specialist, a Periodontist, for appropriate diagnosis and care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.
Wisdom teeth: A common problem around wisdom teeth is an infection due to food or bacterial impaction under the gums, called pericorinitis. However, it is impossible to know for sure without a clinical exam and x-rays. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms include; mouth ulcers, painful and discoloured gums ( hurts/stings to eat/drink), temperature, possible tonsillitis, swollen glands, headache?
Virus? Herpes?: If new in past few days, probably a virus, expecially herpes if maybe exposed (kissing, performing oral sex). Other viruses also can do this, and some non-infectious diseases. Get care ASAP, including ER or urgent care if necessary (don't wait til Monday). If herpes, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. If this is longstanding, contact the doctor treating you. ...Read more
See a periodontist: You need to see a periodontist they specialize in these kind of problems. Please dont let it go as it can cause a lot of damage if left untreated. ...Read more
What do these symptoms indicate: white tongue with sore spots, fever, swollen sensitive gums, and sore throat?
Viral pharyngitis: There is no specific treatment for viral pharyngitis. You can relieve symptoms by gargling with warm salt water several times a day and take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. You should see your doctor if have a sore throat for more than a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen cheek jaw Pain, ear sensitve started overnite,treated antibiotics thinking lymph nodes swelling,but no use.seen dentist,xrays teeth fine ,help?
Investigation: See Endodontist for 2nd opinion to rule out most probable cause, tooth infection. See PCP or ENT to rule out ear/throat infection. See Periodontist to evaluate for gum infection. If you have a tooth infection it may take 24-48 hours for antibiotic to begin controlling spread of infection. If tooth infected, the tooth will require Rx or infection will return after pills discontinued. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dentist asap!: You many have one or more dental problems. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible for a complete and thorough evaluation. Your symptoms of trouble swallowing and swelling are of particular concern. If you have an infection, which is likely, it can spread and progress rapidly, and may cause serious complications. It can even turn into a life threatening episode! emergency. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tongue swollen, sore jaw hurts, dont know why. acute pain inner tongue area near throat, swollen lymph nodes?
Strep, or other: Lots of things drain into the lymph nodes of the neck. Everything from wisdom tooth infection to sinus to tonsillar infection. Start with a trip to your family doctor. Then maybe an ENT or dentist. But this could be something simple. Don't delay. ...Read more
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will heal on their own in 7-10 days. See your dentist or ENT specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms. ...Read more
Painless throat swelling w/ diff. Swallowing w/hard swollen painless lymph nodes at multiple sites, airway feels obstructed.Other symptoms incl. Dry eyes+pain+photophobia, dry mouth, joint pain. Help?
Random swollen painful gums over 2 teeth causing extreme pain to side of mouth. Area looks red and feels bruised when biting down?
INFECTION: What you describe is characteristic of a dental infection, most likely from the death of the nerves and tissues within the tooth or teeth. These types of situations can go downhill very vast and even spread to other areas of the body causing very serious complications so get an appointment with a dentist ASAP! If your face swells or you get a fever, and you can't get to a dentist, consider ER ! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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