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How can I stop my gums from inflammation and swelling?

How can I stop my gums from inflammation and swelling?

Find the cause.: You need to find out what's causing the problem, and treat that. Sometimes a good cleaning is all that's necessary, but you need to find out, because gum inflammation can eventually lead to loss of teeth. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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How do u stop gums pain/swelling?

How do u stop gums pain/swelling?

You need help: Gum pain and swelling is a serious symptom, particularly if bleeding is present. Bacteria have created infection that leads to open wounds that if you had them on your hand, you would be very concerned. In the mouth they are hidden from view. You just feel pain and see bleeding. You are at risk for transient bacteremias damaging blood vessel lining in your whole body. See a dentist/hygienist. ...Read more

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Help please. When i get my braces removed, will my gums stop swelling?

Help please. When i get my braces removed, will my gums stop swelling?

Wrong question: The question should be, "can i get the gum swelling to go down while i'm in braces?" removing braces will not cure infected gums. Removing bacteria will. Don't wait to address this until after your braces come off. Fix it now. Ask your orthodontist & your general dentist for hygiene help. They may want you to see a periodontist. ...Read more

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After teeth cleaning how long until the gums stop swelling?

After teeth cleaning how long until the gums stop swelling?

One week: The gum tissue closest to the teeth turns over in as little as 7 days. Therefore, after a deep cleaning, the swelling should subside within 7 days. This is provided that you maintain the health of your gums with daily flossing and twice daily brushing. Within 2 weeks you should notice an improvement in the health and texture of your gums. ...Read more

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Can u please tell me gingivitis medications to stop swelling and bleeding of gums ?

Can u please tell me gingivitis medications to stop swelling and bleeding of gums ?

See your dentist: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked professionally by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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I have swollen gum on the side of my mouth it is huge and very painful. How do I stop the swelling and pain?

I have swollen gum on the side of my mouth it is huge and very painful. How do I stop the swelling and pain?

See a dentist: The swelling appears to be caused by an infection, from either the gum or a tooth. A dentist in your area can assess the situation to determine what treatment you need and prescribe the proper medication. In the meantime take otc pain meds. ...Read more

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My friend said she was having inflammation and swelling around her vaginal opening, and it was smelling different with no strange discharge. Dry, itch?

My friend said she was having inflammation and swelling around her vaginal opening, and it was smelling different with no strange discharge. Dry, itch?

Need for assessment: Your friend needs to see her doctor for an examination and may be tests. It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining her. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how inflammation and swelling differ?

Similar: Swelling is the outer, visible manifestation of inflammation in many cases. Inflammation depending upon the the cause and anatomical place may not show swelling. In general though, inflammation is the accumulation of fluids brought to the area due to trauma, disease etc, swelling would be a symptom of inflammation. Good luck. ...Read more

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How is the pain & swelling/inflammation caused by osteoartheitis managed?

It depends: It depends somewhat on the joints involved and the severity of the involvement. Nsaids can help as can cortisone injections, injectable lubricants, physical therapy, etc. ...Read more

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Can or does BV cause inflammation of the vaginal walls, like swelling?

Can or does BV cause inflammation of the vaginal walls, like swelling?

It may: Usually BV causes fishy smelling discharge, but if the inflammation get worse, it may cause swelling. You may consult this site for info on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/tc/bacterial-vaginosis-topic-overview#1 ...Read more

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Can portion of the vas deferns which runs in groin become inflammed without swelling ?Can inflammation happen without swelling?

Swelling & inflammat: It's impossible to have inflammation without swelling because inflammation leads to increase in vessel permeability which leads to fluid collection in the inflamed tissue. ...Read more

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If someone had inflammation or swelling of the brain. How severe would the headaches be?

Different things.: "inflammation" of teh brain might be painless, and present with seizures, paralysis, or altered state of consciousness. "swelling" presses against the dura (bag in which the brain sits) and that tends to become the worst headache ever - which is mainly how we find out about it. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which treatments physicians commonly used in brain swelling or inflammation?

Any suggestions on which treatments physicians commonly used in brain swelling or inflammation?

Strange question: Are you in an ICU? Have you had a stroke or hemorrhage or severe brain trauma or a tumor? Are you in a coma? Are you having seizures? Do you have hydrocephalus or herniation? If mannitol, hyperventilation, hypervolemic hemodilution or steroids don't work, they may have to call in a neurosurgeon to drill a hole in your head to decompress your brain. Or have I misunderstood your question? ...Read more

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What is the main difference between inflammation and swelling?

What is the main difference between inflammation and swelling?

Edema vrs Inflammat : Inflammation is characterized by redness, increased local temperature or warmth, immobilization of the area, pain and swelling or edema. Swelling is just too much fluid out of the vessels into the soft tissue. Not all swelling means inflammation. ...Read more

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Can swelling and inflammation cause blood clots?

Can swelling and inflammation cause blood clots?

Yes: The pathophysiologic mechanisms are complex but the basic answer to your question is that it can and does occur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which foot diseases are related to inflammation, itchiness, swelling?

Can you tell me which foot diseases are related to inflammation, itchiness, swelling?

If you have: A swollen foot that in and of itself can cause itching. This would also be something that warrants a check up. This box is too small to get into a whole discussion. ...Read more

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I understand the role of something like a fever in the immune response, but how does inflammation, or swelling help?

Inflammation: Inflammation leads to the opening of capillaries and other cellular structures which makes it easier for the immune cells to get to the place of infection and attempt to quell the uprising. ...Read more

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My right shoulder got injured and has some swelling/inflammation. And I can hardly do 3 push ups. What could be the problem? M 25. Rugby Game.

My right shoulder got injured and has some swelling/inflammation. And I can hardly do 3 push ups. What could be the problem? M 25. Rugby Game.

AC Joint injury: Acromioclavicular injuries are very common in contact sports.This injury occurs where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade on the top of the shoulder.This injury is very common when there is a impact from the side during a tackle or when being pushed down to the ground.Separation of the joint occurs when the ligament connecting the bones together tears.Treatment and recovery depends on severity ...Read more

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Breast inflammation swelling. How do I get the swelling down?

Depends why: There can be many reasons why there is swelling.. Infection? Perhaps antibiotics immune system reaction? Sterioids hormonal problem? Homoral evaluation and assess cause and treatment. Local treatment with cool compresses may temporarily help...If not any infection. ...Read more

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Is breast inflammation or swelling a common symptom of mastitis?

Is breast inflammation or swelling a common symptom of mastitis?

Yes: As you breast feed, your breasts are initially engorged/swollen then soften as the milk is released. If you have a persistent area of swelling, redness in your breast, you may have a mastitis. See your health provider immediately to see if antibiotics are necessary for your condition. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more