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Gum pain in the back of my mouth, behind the last tooth., what to do?

Gum pain in the back of my mouth, behind the last tooth., what to do?

Few reasons: The most plausible cause is periodontal abscess infection. If ur wisdom tooth is partially erupted as ur last tooth, then it is called pericoronitis and it is more of a gingival abscess. In either case, see your dentist. He/she might even refer you to a periodontist. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have tooth and or gum pain in the back of my mouth. How can I alleviate this?

I have tooth and or gum pain in the back of my mouth. How can I alleviate this?

See a dentist: You need to see a dentist immediately. You can take over the counter pain medication meanwhile. ...Read more

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I have tooth and or gum pain in the back of my mouth. How can I alleviate this? What over the counter medications would be best to use for the time being while I can't get to a dentist?

I have tooth and or gum pain in the back of my mouth. How can I alleviate this? What over the counter medications would be best to use for the time being while I can't get to a dentist?

NSAIDs: NSAIDs like naproxen or ibuprofen are probably the best for the pain. I would take those regularly as directed on the package and if you have pain between doses you could take tylenol (acetaminophen) according to the package instructions. ...Read more

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Painful caved in mouth sores on my tongue and cheek discolored back of tongue and back lower gum pain to touch on going issue extreme constant pain?

Painful caved in mouth sores on my tongue and cheek discolored back of tongue and back lower gum pain to touch on going issue extreme constant pain?

Many possibilities: Oral Herpes,
Oral Candida (Fungal) infection
Vitmin Deficiency (like Vit C def)
Aphthous Ulcer (sometimes cyclical with Menstrual period) are a few of the possibilities
In short you need to be examined. This cannot be diagnosed without proper exam. ...Read more

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Only get gum pain when opening mouth. Why?

Only get gum pain when opening mouth. Why?

Air sensitivity: Your teeth may have localized gum recession exposing the root surface which may be sensitive when air hitting the root surface during your mouth opening. Treatment of choice for teeth sensitivity is Fluoride tray, which allows adequate Fluoride concentration on the surface for ion exchange (adsorption). Consult your dentist for other probable cause such as cavity. ...Read more

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Two Medium Sized Bumps Inside Mouth On Both Cheeks Don't Know When They Came With A Reddish White Center, Also Tooth Pain And Gum Pain What Is This??

Two Medium Sized Bumps Inside Mouth On Both Cheeks Don't Know When They Came With A Reddish White Center, Also Tooth Pain And Gum Pain What Is This??

Bumps + Pain: May be associated with each other, or not associated but coincidental. You have pain and swelling that needs to be seen to be diagnosed. X-rays may be needed. Please call a Dentist for an examination appointment. Literally multiple causes of pain/swelling, so go see a Pro. ...Read more

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What would be best homeopathic for slight facial swelling poss due to unexposed wisdom tooth (no mouth/gum pain). 62 & female.

What would be best homeopathic for slight facial swelling poss due to unexposed wisdom tooth (no mouth/gum pain). 62 & female.

Your body, but......: While the healing ability of your own body will be the best homeopathic solution, you cannot be sure as to the exact cause of the swelling, whether it's the wisdom tooth or another cause, or if you have an infection that requires specific treatment and antibiotic coverage. Therefore, it is imperative that you see a dentist for an evaluation. This includes x-rays of the area. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with having the flu. Is it normal to have red spots in the mouth accompanied by gum pain and a toothache?

I was diagnosed with having the flu. Is it normal to have red spots in the mouth accompanied by gum pain and a toothache?

Immune system: Your immune system is responsible for fighting off all bacterial and viral assailants. I have observed that chronic asymptomatic dental issues sometimes become symptomatic during illness. It may be that your immune system has fewer resources available when a major illness is present. This is the primary reason to address all dental pathology even if it isn't creating a problem in the moment. Exam! ...Read more

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I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?

I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?

Dental Exam: It appears you need to be seen by a local dentist for a comprehensive exam and treatment plan. Pain and swelling are indicative of infection.... needs to be treated ASAP. Halitosis can be attributed to cavities and periodontal disease. Please call for an appointment. Failure to treat can result in the loss of your teeth. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing gum pain on the roof of my mouth. It is purplish and yellowish I noticed. Is this normal? Also it is hard to swallow. I should also mention that I have been dealing with tonsillitis for a while now but Not sure if related

I have been experiencing gum pain on the roof of my mouth. It is purplish and yellowish I noticed. Is this normal? Also it is hard to swallow. I should also mention that I have been dealing with tonsillitis for a while now but Not sure if related

Oral Pain: Good day;
I'm confused, usually gum pain is found directly around the teeth not toward the roof of the mouth. Possibly the discomfort is so bad as to travel toward the roof of the mouth! You may be coming down with a sore throat. A perfect time to arrange a visit with a medically oriented dentist. Good luck ...Read more

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What to do about gum pain between teeth?

What to do about gum pain between teeth?

See your dentist: Gum pain can be related to a number of different causes. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. You should see your dentist for evaluation and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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Which tablet can I take for teeth/gum pain?

Which tablet can I take for teeth/gum pain?

Telephone: If you're having mouth pain you need to call a Dentist ASAP before the pain becomes intractable. A pain killer will dull the pain as the cause of the pain worsens, until the problem is so severe that pills will no longer "work." You need to see a Dentist...NOW. ...Read more

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Gum pain by second to last left molar...Advice please?

Gum pain by second to last left molar...Advice please?

Gum abscess, see DDS: Is a localized gum infection or collection of pus. The treatment is quite simple and the primary goal of treatment is to drain the infection. See your dentist for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gum pain by second to last left molar?

What to do if I have gum pain by second to last left molar?

See your dentist: There are a number of different causes of gum pain and there are many ways to help improve the health of your gums and eliminate the pain. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes gum pain in someone with false teeth?

Ill-fitting denture: Usually gum pain in false teeth (dentures) is caused by a poorly fitting denture. It could require just an adjustment or it could require a reline or even a remake. It should be evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of gum pain in a person with no teeth?

What are the causes of gum pain in a person with no teeth?

Have dentist evaluat: Perhaps you have a sore on the gum. Have the dentist evaluate it. Something may have irritated the gum, even a cold or virus may have irritated the gum. ...Read more

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What to do if my gum pain behind molarwisdom teeth removed months ago?

What to do if my gum pain behind molarwisdom teeth removed months ago?

See a dentist: See a dentist to find out what's causing the pain. It may or may not be related to the wisdom teeth surgery. ...Read more

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Can a xray at dentist determin gum pain were there's no teeth?

Some dentists: The most common reason for ridge pain in the mouth where there are no teeth is the presence of unresolved infection in the bone left from the extracted teeth. The infection can be identified and detoxified. If the dentist is not able to identify the infection, surgery can be done to remove the infected bone (cavitation). ...Read more

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Lower lip gum swelled dark red inferior Libial fernumenra hurts to move my lower lip feels like there's a sharp cut under my gum pain 5 days now help?

Lower lip gum swelled dark red inferior Libial fernumenra hurts to move my lower lip feels like there's a sharp cut under my gum pain 5 days now help?

See A Dentist: Without more information as well as a clinical exam, it would be difficult to determine what is going on. Dark red swelling would suggest a collection of blood, i.e., possible hematoma or bruise, and sensation of a sharp cut suggests a history of trauma. You need to be seen by a dental professional for further evaluation and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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What to do about neck, jaw and teeth/gum pain. Should I be concerned?

What to do about neck, jaw and teeth/gum pain. Should I be concerned?

Yes: Pain in any of those structures should be evaluated. A thorough clinical exam with the appropriate diagnostic x-rays and studies should be performed by your dentist to diagnose the source (s) of your pain in order to provide the proper recommendations for treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can relieve wisdom teeth extraction - gum pain?

See an oral surgeon: Or the dentist. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If pain persists or worsens, it may require attention and you should call your dentist or oral surgeon for follow up appointment. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and easiest way to sooth gum pain from wisdom teeth coming in that could be used overnight (while sleeping)?

What is the quickest and easiest way to sooth gum pain from wisdom teeth coming in that could be used overnight (while sleeping)?

Wisdom teeth: Take 600 mg ibuprophen every 6 hours if this is a safe drug for you to take. Keep the area as clean as you can to eliminate food debris. Rinse with warm salt water. See a dentist or oral surgeon asap. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removed Feb. 1st. Ever since I've had lower head, neck, upper shoulder, and gum pain. Is this normal?

2 separate problems: 1. Neck and lower head pain. See your PCP.
2. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Three month following surgery it's not OK. Time to call your dentist and to check the gum pain. Maybe another tooth needs attention? ...Read more

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I got 2 of my wisdom teeth taken about about a year ago. Since then I have been having constant gum pain that connects to my throats and right ear. My?

I got 2 of my wisdom teeth taken about about a year ago. Since then I have been having constant gum pain that connects to my throats and right ear. My?

Residual pain: Probably unrelated. However please return to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who did your extractions for a post-surgical reevaluation. ...Read more

Gum Pain (Definition)

Is a localized physical suffering associated with gingivitis and/or periodontitis. It is a oral soft tissue sensation induced by a noxious stimulus, received by naked nerve endings, characterized by physical discomfort as pricking, throbbing, or aching. ...Read more