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Is there a medication I can take for swollen gums?

Is there a medication I can take for swollen gums?

Yes: One of the therapies used to treat swollen gums is an antibiotic regime. Using Doxycycline 20mg tabs twice daily has been shown to help improve the health of your gums. This is used in combination with good oral hygiene and gum treatments at your dentist's office. This dose is so low that is can be used safely over a long period of time. ...Read more

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Swollen Gums (Definition)

Swelling in the gums is often the symptom of gingivitis or possilby more advanced periodontal disease. Left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss as well as many systemic problems- increased risk of stroke, heart attack, colon ...Read more


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I have swollen gums and i'm taking medication. Could it be gingivitis?

I have swollen gums and i'm taking medication. Could it be gingivitis?

It could be / or: It's either gingivitis not related to your meds. , or as a side effect of your meds. , check your medication side effects , either way you need to pay close attention to teeth and gum cleaning.. ...Read more

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Having swollen gums after dental bridge removal .Really sore and painful. Should i take any medication?

Having swollen gums after dental bridge removal .Really sore and painful. Should i take any medication?

NSAIDs: OTC pain meds should take care of your discomfort. Really can't tell if you have an infection over the internet. Give your treating dentist a call for further guidance. ...Read more

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Had aching tongue & sore swollen gums for months, dentist says not gum diesease and have tried all sorts of medication. My mouth really really aches..

Had aching tongue & sore swollen gums for months, dentist says not gum diesease and have tried all sorts of medication. My mouth really really aches..

Oral Medicine: Is a discipline in dentistry for the diagnosis and management of medical conditions that affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Please follow this link to find a specialist in your area: http://www.Aaom.Com/ take care. ...Read more

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How do I treat swollen gums?

How do I treat swollen gums?

Gum massage: Massage gums with sesame seed oil first thing in the morning. ...Read more

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Why do I have a swollen gums?

Why do I have a swollen gums?

Many reasons: There can be many reasons for swollen or inflamed gums. Several common reasons are: improper brushing debris on the teeth calculous formation hormonal changes medications infections periodontal disease. ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen gums?

How can I treat swollen gums?

Dental care: With good, regular dental care, you're gums should become healthy. Floss daily, brush after meals, consider a water pik, and see your dentist regularly. If you follow this and still have problems, talk with your dentist about other considerations. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen gums?

What could cause swollen gums?

Many things: Infection, periodontal disease, hormonal changes, and medications are all possible causes. ...Read more

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How can I relieve swollen gums?

How can I relieve swollen gums?

Debride: Most cases, swollen gums are related to debris and inflamation. You must remove the debris and keep it clean to get the inflamation to go down. Start with a good cleaning with your hygienist and there are some prescriptions oral rinses that can help reduce the bacterial count to help reduce inflamation. ...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