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I Have Pain In My Gums But Only When I Lay Down Goes Away When Stand Up
Why after having a root canal would the same spot on my gum still hurt? Especially when i lay down?
See a dentist ASAP: Bleeding and swollen gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis can lead to the tooth loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very painful swollen front lower gums. I'm taking metronidazole 200mg and painkillers. How long before the swelling and pain will go down?
Depends: This will vary depending upon the extent of gingival infection, the organisms responsible, the state of your immune system and other factors. Consult with your dentist. They will have a better answer for you. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth comn in;sore on right gum(swelln goes up/down; bleeds sometimes;gross) little pain under jaw. Mom says normal cuz skin's splitn. Is it???
Not normal: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will the swollen skin tag like gum above AND next to my erupting wisdom tooth go down? No pain, just swelling. Warm water&salt would help swelling?
Operculum: If the tag of tissue is covering the posterior part of your wisdom tooth, it is probably inflamed due to food/bacterial impaction or trauma from the maxillary tooth hitting it as you bite down. It may shrink away on its own, but in many cases a small excision does the trick. Try to clean it well and see your dentist if the problem continues. Wisdom teeth are often removed due to lack of space. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Be more specific: Very hard to interpret what you would like to know.... ...Read more
I had a deep cleaning a week ago today.
Have two areas where the gum is in a ball, puffy, imflamed, when should this go down and if it does not?
See the dentist. : I suggest you see the dentist asap. Very hard to diagnose on this forum without knowing your oral and medical history. ...Read more
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