Top
10
Doctor insights on: Hypothyroidism And Gum Pain

Share
1

1
What causes sudden gum pain?

What causes sudden gum pain?

Any of infections..: Normally, a periodontal , or gingival abscess can cause such sudden reaction, and in most of cases 24 to 72 hours after eating pop corn or chips, or nuts, where they hide below gum line and detach the gum. Please note that "tooth/root infection" can also cause sudden pain in the gum. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Su Fairchild
1,203 doctors shared insights

Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


2

2
Gum pain from flu?

Gum pain from flu?

Sortr of: When you have the flu, everything is subject to soreness. Why should gums be different? Headaches, joint pain, muscler pain, sore throat, and even old scars are sometimes sore. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Do i see a dentist for gum pain?

Yes: Dentists and periodontists are the most qualified to evaluate gum pain. The longer you wait the more likely things are to get worse. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
What to do about gum pain between teeth?

What to do about gum pain between teeth?

See your dentist: Gum pain can be related to a number of different causes. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. You should see your dentist for evaluation and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Only get gum pain when opening mouth. Why?

Only get gum pain when opening mouth. Why?

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

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Which tablet can I take for teeth/gum pain?

Which tablet can I take for teeth/gum pain?

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

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
What is a method at home i can do for tooth and gum pain?

Good oral hygiene: The best home remedy for tooth and gum pain is good oral home care. Whenever there is pain, there is inflammation of which fluid is collected and cannot drain, ultimately pressing on the nerve. Brushing, will help drain the fluid. Brushing will stop the bleeding of the gum as well. Salt water rinse will help. Gum massage will also help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Please help! i'm having tooth/gum pain from not flossing?

Please help! i'm having tooth/gum pain from not flossing?

Open contact: An open interproximal contact will cause an acute stage of gingivitis that will cause pain and localized bleeding in the area due to food impaction. Good contact between teeth will prevent or alleviate food impaction and ultimately gum pain. If you have to floss due to food stuck after every time you eat, you definitely have open interproximal contact that needed to be close. Call your dentist. ...Read more

9

9
I need to know what the best treatment for gum pain from wearing retainer?

I need to know what the best treatment for gum pain from wearing retainer?

Needs adjustment: If your retainer is rubbing/pinching your gums, it needs attention from your dental professional. He/she can adjust the plastic to be more comfortable. We recommend patients to try an emory board to slightly sand down the offensive area. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Gum Pain (Definition)

Is a localized physical suffering associated with gingivitis and/or periodontitis. It is a oral soft tissue sensation induced by a noxious stimulus, received by naked nerve endings, characterized by physical discomfort as pricking, throbbing, or aching. ...Read more