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Medication 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen gums is also known as Gum swelling. 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
Having swollen gums after dental bridge removal .Really sore and painful. Should i take any medication?
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..
Could be gingivitis.: 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 cancer, alzheimer's and others. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Waking up with swollen gums, then throughout the day it goes back down. Repeat the next day. Causes?
I've been taking periorx for a few months for swollen gums and now I have white patches on my upper right gums! why is this happening?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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