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Purple Gums In Children
My gums r fine in color except some areas where gums meet between teeth my gums are dark in three such areas.why? Teeth dying?no pain yet.whys that???
Gingivitis?: If you noticed a color change or frequent bleeding gums, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, call a dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White roof of mouth white pus pockets in upper guns round white circles in cheeks gum disease in lower teeth lost one another ready to fall out.
It doesn't matter: It doesn't matter if it can be. What is important is what's causing both symptoms? She should be seen by at least a dentist (and possibly a physician if the dentist thinks that appropriate). There is no way to observe, diagnose and guess as to what's actually going on. Sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gum in between teeth has small bright red streaks. Very painful whiteish spot under gum skin a bit below red streaks.Gum not bleeding when flossed.
4 year old in school, coughing, red spots on soft pallet roof of mouth, says mouth hurts, runny nose(spots are not blisters). Causes?
I'm having trouble even chewing, mostly in the back near your molars and the gums changed color they purple and black, why?
Gum infection ?: Difficulty chewing on your molars could be due to inflammation of the gums or under the tooth in the bone socket. This could also be associated with an infection. The color change in your gums to purple is not normal. It should be pink. Go to your dentist and get an evaluation before it worsens. ...Read more
Top teeth chip in crack now brown lines appear in between the crack teeth guns swollen at the top into my nose?
See your dentist: Cracks can be found in all your teeth but if they become symptomatic(ie. Pain) or large enough to stain then you should see a dentist. The gums are a separate issue. At minimum you have gum disease and because of the swelling you may have an abscess. Either way these issues are detrimental to maintaining your teeth you need to see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.
2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease and need to see a dentist. 2. Canker sore, nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Upper molar is turning gray/blue near gum after having filling done. In pretty severe pain in gums and lymph node under chin? Many red/white sores
Son has infection under tongue, white, ?crooked?, frendelum...some sores, rest of mouth has no visible discoloration/infection.
Possible viral ...: Tongue , oral mucosa - inflammation - could be either viral ( as herpes - cold sores") or fungal as " oral thrush' . Sometime bacterial but wonder tongue uncommon ( unless injured) .For relieve recommend arm water with salt gargle and rinses. Liquid bland diet. If he has severe pain or fever , swollen glands.. he should be seen by doctor. Mild discomfort can be also relieve day ibuprofen ,tylenol ...Read more
Ulcers since last 2-3 years in mouth, a red patch in my tongue occurred 2 days ago, having lots of tiny red spots in tip and some cracks like in tongue.
Better to be seen by: Except for the ulcers, everything else may be normal occurrences. Without actually seeing what you are describing, we can't give you much more information. There are many different types of ulcers, each with different causes. If you want more information, you will have to see a dentist or physician for a better diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Could be cavities, baby bottle syndrome, stain from pigmented foods, poor oral hygiene. 1st dental appointment should be at age 1. If your child has not been to the dentist, or preferably a Pediatric Dental Specialist, schedule appointment now. If child has seen Dentist they have a baseline. Call for a follow-up visit to address the discoloration. Baby teeth should look almost paper white. ...Read more
Does wisdom tooth cause white patches in mouth, a hole like infection behind molar, red tonsils, slightly hurt side of tongue?
Difficult to say: It's difficult to say without actually examining him in person. It is recommended that children first be seen by a Pedodontist around the age of one. Certainly with what you are seeing he should be seen and evaluated. Call a local Pedodontist and set up an appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more