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Gum Pain In Back Of Mouth
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
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?
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?
Back gum line of mouth has been very painful at times. Dental xray reveal may be a fx to molar so referred to endo. Could a fx molar cause gum pain?
Yes: Yes. Endodontist will examine and discuss.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
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'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
I am experiencing mouth pain, unable to open mouth (jaw), gum pain, gum swelling, sore throat and difficulty swallowing (worsened by: swallowing hot liquids). The following also describes me: Fever. What should I do?
Pain/swelling: Please see a Dentist immediately. It sounds as if you have an infection that is spreading, and that can be quite dangerous. Please call immediately. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Can episodic gum pain be confused with tooth pain? My orthodontist thought the pain I was feeling was my teeth. I think it was gum pain.
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
My daughter (13 years old) is having tooth pain, gum pain, headache, and fever. Her 13 year molar bottom left has broken through and almost the whole?
DDS ASAP: Infection likely related to erupting tooth. Likely needs antibiotics. See DDS today. ...Read more
I have red gums, grinding teeth and gum pain. The tooth itself is throbbing as well and pain is unbearable what can I do before my dr visit?
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 and gingivitis? Over the last month one of my upper front teeth has become very sensitive, and now the gum above it is also quite sore. Is this gingivitis? .
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