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Red mildy swollen and tender gum around 1st molar. Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Red mildy swollen and tender  gum around  1st molar.  Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Inflammation: Probably better to seek professional help. It's always better to catch things early. ...Read more

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Very sore upper right gum and bleeding when brushed and now also affecting other gums. Normally very good brushing. Gum disease? If so, treatment?

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 more

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My 7 year daughter has had intermittent fever (up to 102for 5 days now along with a little sore throat and red swollen gums- she is getting a mohler tooth at ths time also. Any suggestions for treatment?

My 7 year daughter has had intermittent fever (up to 102for 5 days  now along with a little sore throat and red swollen gums- she is getting a mohler tooth at ths time also. Any suggestions for treatment?

Sounds like teething: If your daughter is not allergic to either advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) you can give her the appropriate dose to manage her fever and pain. It sounds like teething pain but i would have her see a dentist about the swollen gums to rule out other possible pathologies as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a thin cut in my mouth, about 1/2" long. My cheek is swollen and the gum and jaws are sore. 3 days! Home/holistic/homeopathic remedies???

I have a thin cut in my mouth, about 1/2" long. My cheek is swollen and the gum and jaws are sore. 3 days! Home/holistic/homeopathic remedies???

Give it time: No home remedies worth a mention. "Holistic" is without real meaning. All homeopathic remedies are useless except as placebo. Homeopathy made no sense when invented 150 years ago and it still consists of silly dilutions of useless molecules until there is not a single molecule left in the distilled water you buy in a weird bottle. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is sold as a sleeping pill. Other antihistamines work bett ...Read more

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What can I do at home for red and sore gum? Salt mouth wash, garlic ect?

What can I do at home for red and sore gum? Salt mouth wash, garlic ect?

Message gums: You may have a form of gum disease. If it is not to severe you may be able to control it with brushing and flossing.. Other wise you will need help from a dentist to prevent tooth loss or more expensive treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen gums then a canker sore on top of it appeared after I irritated gums by eating chips. Any remedies? Lymph node swollen as well.

Swollen gums then a canker sore on top of it appeared after I irritated gums by eating chips. Any remedies? Lymph node swollen as well.

Dental sore: This could be from the chips, either trauma from eating them or high salt content. If you problem worsens or does not improve over the next few weeks, I would recommend you see a dentist or oral surgeon for further evaluation ...Read more

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Gum pain: what's a good home treatment?

Gum pain: what's a good home treatment?

See your dentist: First visit to your dentist, and home care if you want to loose them self home care. ...Read more

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I have swollen, inflamed gums. Please help. Any good home remedy?

I have swollen, inflamed gums. Please help. Any good home remedy?

Red flag: Swelling is one of the signals your body uses to tell you that there's something wrong. By the time your gums are swollen enough to alarm you there is probably a significant gum disease problem that requires professional care, and you are probably beyond a diy cure. Please see your dentist for an examination and evaluation now. Referral to a periodontist may be indicated. ...Read more

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