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Not likely: Certain thyroid conditions can affect the gum tissues because of the changes in hormones levels. Color changes are sometimes seen as is more agressive bone loss. These are rare cases and seeing your endocrinologist and periodontist on a regular basis is suggested. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pale gums that are sore to the touch, i believe it may be because i've had to breathe through my mouth due to the flu, but I am not sure?
Look no further....: ... The answers you seek can be found at your local dentist. The symptoms you describe are indicative of periodontal problems, but can also be caused by other things, including meds and systemic imbalances. Without an exam, full med history, and radiographs, no accurate diagnosis can be made. You know what to do... Make that call. ...Read more
I stopped eating meat and have noticed that my gums are becoming very light, pale pink in colour (this is not a build up of plaque), is this anaemia?
Not necessarily: This is not necessarily a sign of anemia. Check if the inner lining of your under eyelids are pale and if the palms of your hands look pale as well. The best way to tell is get a blood test. If you are menstruating and have heavier cycles, then of course you are at higher risk of anemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use a whitening teeth (plus white 5 minute) but when I use the gell my fang hurt because i flossed last night now the gum looks pale. What shld i do?
See a professional: Patients who try store bought products to whiten teeth often get more than they bargained for or less than desired whitening results. It is always best to consult a dentist for tried ; true effective and safe methods for whitening your teeth. Dentisst are trained and knowledgeable in this area and the lay public is not. Stop what you are doing and discuss options (even otc products) with a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the left wisdom teeth. Little swelling is also seen.. Gums became pale.. Please suggest.. Thank you.. ?
Wisdom Teeth: 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 16-26. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does hairy leukoplakia occur in the first year of hiv? Was tested and it was negative, but still worried. Dentist says gums look fine where pale.
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