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My Front Tooth Is Aching And The Gums Swollen
I have a sore on my bottom gun in the front by my teeth. It's swollen a got a whole in it a my gum is not attached anymore where this sore is.?
My front bottom teeth feels so tight and sore it hurt so much my gums feel swollen I need help it only happens at night or mid day.im only 15 help
See Your Dentist: When teeth move, they usually move toward the middle of the mouth. The lower front teeth are commonly at the center of the movement and since they are smaller, they tend to get more crowded and out of position. You should see a dentist. Maybe you simply need your teeth cleaned. It may be due to new teeth erupting. You won't know without a thorough exam. ...Read more
Would I for sure know if I had tooth abcessed I have sore gum feels little swollen but not a lot of pain?
My tooth broke in half down the middle. Gum has been sore and swollen. Actual gum right over tooth hurts when I chew hard or firm things?
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I have a habit of picking around my gums with a tooth pick. Now I have a red swollen and very sore gum, what can I do. Could it be infected?
Yes: Could be infected, scratched, or could have caused food impaction. Probably better to clean between your teeth with floss or a water pik. See your dentist to have area checked and treated. Ask for his/her best hygiene recommendations for you. ...Read more
White line on gum where i have no teeth, gum is sore & swollen around the 1st tooth. Dntst says nothing wrong with it. Says gum is infected. Ur opinion?
Opinion: Impossible to give an opinion sight unseen. Trust your Dentist. If he/she thinks your gum's infected, it's infected. Evaluation by a gum specialist, a Periodontist, may be prudent. Ask your Dentist for advice. ...Read more
Hi doc, good morning, i have a tooth ache, it has a hole in it. It is swelling in my gums. Just yesterday, also my cheeks got swollen too. How can I treat this doc?
I had a filling on a wisdom tooth 2 days ago and now its throbbing intensively, swollen gum and extremely sore to touch, is this normal??
Bottom wisdom tooth never came in. Had molar pulled a few years ago & now having jaw, ear pain, sore swollen gum where wisdom tooth is under gum.?
I have a tooth ache that has taken 7 days today with swollen gums. The dentist says he cannot do anything at this stage. What must I do.
See a specialist: If your dentist is unable to treat your problem, you will need to seek the care of an oral surgeon or an endodontist. This cannot be left unattended. ...Read more
Hello I been having this bad tooth ache my gums are little swoollen and red but am embarrassed to go to the doctor. I don't know what to do.
Don't be embarassed: You appear to have an infection, an infection that will not go away on its own. Please call a dentist for an appointment and feel better soon. ...Read more
My 7 year daughter has had intermittent fever (up to 102for 5 days now along with a little sore throat and red swollen gums- she is getting a mohler tooth at ths time as well. Any suggestions for treatment?
Sounds like teething: If your daughter is not allergic to either advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) you can give her the appropriate dose to manage her fever and pain. It sounds like teething pain but I would have her see a dentist about the swollen gums to rule out other possible pathologies as soon as possible. ...Read more
Sore gums& I mean swollen and puffy. Never had anything like this before. Wiped off my teeth what looked like mucus, and now I have bumps on my tongue.
Thrush: Hello, at your age I have seen numerous cases of thrush, or oral candida infection, (yeast). Another condition, could be anug, or acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. Both of these disorders are reversable, and easily treated by your dentist. They most often occour when your imune system is down, your overstressed, or not eating or sleeping well. See a dds very soon, very easy to cure. ...Read more
Gums along right side of my top teeth are swollen, canker sore is almost done healing on this side right now, what is this? Anything serious?
Woke up with sore/pain near where wisdom teeth appear in top lft side. Feel swollen in gum&cheek in area also headaches occur same time as pain help?!
See your dentist: To have that area checked and receive any appropriate dental treatment. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth cutting through one by one.dentist said i have space for it to come through without cutting them out. However, I am in agony. My top gum right at the back is swollen and red and sore to touch. I can't open my mouth properly?
I have a mouth sore an it's at the lining of my gums and under my tounge, the gums where my teeth r swollen, and when I put my tounge on it makes my teeth right above the sore numb what do I do and who do I talk to?
How long?: Mouth sores can occur for a variety of reasons. You may have a gum infection, tooth infection or you may have simply traumatized the tissue. If the sore has been there longer than 2 weeks and is not healing on its own, you should have it looked at by a dentist. The dentist may order an x-ray to help with the diagnosis. Healthy gums are not swollen and do not cause the surrounding teeth to be numb. ...Read more
The inside of my mouth on the left side was swollen I thought it was from my wisdom teeth coming in but one on that side still hasn't appeared, but I ended up biting it. Creating a canker sore. Now it looks loke its eating the inside of my gum n chee?
Problem: Even though you do not see a wisdom tooth it does not mean that the problem does not originate from an erupting tooth below the gum line. Could also be the opposing wisdom tooth erupting. Could also be other dental problems. Therefore, in order to know what it is and what to do about it you will need to see your local dentist. ...Read more
I wouldn't say my gum is swollen, but there's suddenly tartar built up around my teeth and bleeds when I brush, hurt when eating. Sore throat as well.
Sore throat on one side, swollen lymph gland, hard to swallow, and back teeth very painfull with swollen gum? Is that from cavity?
Sore throat : You may have any number of problems, including infected wisdom teeth, periodontal (gum and bone) disease, or other soft tissue infection(s). Advanced tooth decay and abscess could cause pain and this much local soft tissue inflammation but the other conditions are equally important to identify and treat. See a dentist or oral surgeon immediately ...Read more
Open sore on top left side of gums above teeth, swollen left jaw bone, clogged ears, blood clots in nose, what's wrong with me? Help!
Evaluation needed: You have many symptoms that may or may not be related and cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You need to be seen by a dentist and\or physician who can personally and clinically examine you in order to properly diagnose your problem(s). ...Read more
18 teeth extracted one week ago gums are swollen sires from dentures ib prophen don't work, fever and sore throat started today. What should I do?
See you dentist: Hi Billy! Your denture should start feeling better after a week or so. It's not uncommon for a denture to be adjusted multiple times after you have had your teeth out. The bone and gum tissue will eventually heal and shrink. At this point you will need to relign the denture so it fits your mouth properly. Usually a few months after receiving the denture. Best of luck! ...Read more
I have swollen gums, painful teeth, sore throat, whitish- yellowish stuff on the roof of my mouth, and swollen lymph glands. Any idea what it might be?
Could be: Could be any of a number of viral, bacterial, or fungal problems. Please call your dentist for examination. ...Read more
Within 5 days I went from having swollen gums behind my right front tooth, to having a pit behind it. What's going on?
Fistula?: It sounds like you have an infection that is draining through a sinus tract to the outside of the gums. See a dentist immediately for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Untreated infections are serious matter and should not be taken lightly. ...Read more
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