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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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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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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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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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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

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