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Itchy White Gums
?gingivitis: Please see your dentist for evaluation. This could be related to gum inflammation or perdontitis. Some other cuases that be considered are bleeding disorder, infection, improper flossing, ill-fitting dentures, scurvy, vit k deficiency. Even pregnancy can lead to bleeding gums. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Now itchy 50% of my time when resting, betw. Gum &crown edge. Eating is good. Root canaled 9 months. X-diff. To tell but seems ok.
Itchy feeling between gum&tip of outer molar crown, when crown was made, it didn't snaped in. I had to bited in with cement. Ever since problem 9 mons.
Brush, brush, brush: Sore and itchy means your gum may be inflamed. Brushing with soft bristle brush, clean the area will help with the symptoms. See your dentist to treat the cause and prevent the recurrence of symptoms. ...Read more
No : Often a sign of healing is an itching feeling. ...Read more
My gums have been bleeding for years when I brush but now they also feel itchy and inflamed at times. What could be wrong?
Infection: Bleeding gums are infected gums. Swelling and tactile sensations indicate the infection is worsening. Your Oral Hygiene regimen is obviously not working. Bite the bullet, see your Dentist. Referral to a gum/bone specialist, a Periodontist, is in order. Go now before the disease does irreparable damage. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
The gums by my upper molars flare up now and again. They can feel swollen and irritated- almost an itchy feeling. What can relive this?
My friend has red itchy blotches on her vaginal area she visited her local gum clinic about 3 days ago what could this be?
The back of my tongue turned brown and looks kind of hairy. Also, one area of my gum feels itchy and a bit swelling. Are they related? Wt r the causes?
Hairy tongue: Hairy tongue results when projections on the tongue called papillae grow longer and don't shed like normal. This makes the tongue appear hairy. Debris, bacteria or other organisms can collect on these papillae and result in brown or black appearance. Use a tongue scraper daily. Itchy gum can be from any number of sources and would need to be looked at by your dentist if persists for more than two weeks. ...Read more
Oral Allergy Syndrom: If you have lip, gum, and even throat itching but no other symptoms and if these symptoms occur with uncooked but nor cooked fruit or vegetables you likely have oral allergy syndrome. Oral allergy syndrome occurs when heat-sensitive proteins in fruit & vegetables cross-react with birch tree & ragweed pollens. To be certain your allergist can take a full history and perform skin testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a deep clean 1 week ago. My gums are sore, red, and itchy. Is that normal? I was fine before it.
Not fine: Your gums were not "fine" before the procedure, just asymptomatic. You needed the deep cleaning, which is a surgical procedure, because you had gum disease. You are now healing from that surgery. If you have concerns, return to the treating General Dentist or Specialist Periodontist who did the surgical procedure for a reevaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers