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Gums Sensitive And Painful
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
Strep infection: A strep infection can affect any part of the body. Rarely if ever have i personally seen a strep infection of the gums. If you have a strep infection, your doctor should have you on the appropriate antibiotic. If your gums remain swollen and sensitive after resolution of the strep infection, see your dentist. It wouldn't be a bad idea to see your dentist anyway in case you have some dental problem. ...Read more
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
Very sore upper right gum and bleeding when brushed and now also affecting other gums. Normally very good brushing. Gum disease? If so, treatment?
Hard to say: Periodontal disease needs to be diagnosed with an examination and radiographs, which cannot be accomplished over the internet. If it has been more than six months since your last dental exam and professional cleaning, it's time to make an appointment. Brushing and flossing diligently is not a substitute for professional care. Make the call... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why have i got red raw lips and gums suddenly? I have eroded areas on my inner lips which are bright red and tender gums to brush! dry mouth
Possible systemic : Unless you have recently changed your toothpaste or mouth rinse it may be a sign of a systemic problem. You might try a tooth paste like spry children's tooth paste.. It has nothing harsh in it.. Get it a health food store.. Otherwise see a physician or dentist specializing in oral medicine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Small moveable bump on the bone behind wisdom tooth. No redness but swollen. Burning pain and mucosa sensitive. Salty when push on. Wis tooth cavity?
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
Mouth/tongue sore: It is difficult to give a specific reason why your mouth and tongue are sore, without knowing what led up to it or what other symptoms your may be experiencing that you are not aware may be related. Viral, fungal and dental disease can cause these symptoms, as can dry mouth, hormone and vitamin deficiency, hypersensitivity reactions and in certain cases the cause is unknown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit bottom gums while brushing teeth. They turned red and now it hurts to eat/touch. Gums taste like blood.
I have extremely sensitive painful gums and the dentist prescribed toothpaste but its not helping?
See your dentist: If it is your gums that are painful/sensitive, you may have a condition called anug which is treated by gum treatment not toothpaste. If your teeth are sensitive and toothpaste is not helping, there are other treatments available that a dentist can apply to the teeth to help the sensitivity. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a streph throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
Tender gums, sensitive to pressure teeth, rough tongue, not really tasting much. Getting tired of this, please help.
Infection: It is not easy to say exactly without examining your gums and measuring the pockets around your teeth. It sounds that you may be suffering from a severe case of periodontal disease ( gum & bone )due to heavy deposits under the gums or you may be having some kind of a different infection. This can not be diagnosed or treated over the Internet. You must see a dentist of a gum specialist. ...Read more
Left of forehead sensitive to touch for past 8-12 months. Can feel cracks when i rub finger over area. Feels bruised and very very sensitive. Help!
forehead sesitive: Please see your doctor he may order some lab test to make sure you don have and inflammatory process, immune condition , infection etc. Record your weight as well. ...Read more
Upper wisdom tooth cavity. No tooth pain but the mucosa around tooth and back of mouth sensitive and burning. Painful to push on gums. Jaw & ear pain.
See a dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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