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Red Spots On Gums
Bright red spots on gum that grew over hole after dry socket no pain at all is this normal. Gum not all the way healed had it donr feb 4th need help.
Sounds ok: Since you are not having any pain, it sound like you are healing fine. I wouldn't worry about any spots unless they get painful or inflamed. It takes months for the extraction area to completely heal over. See your dentist if you still have concerns. ...Read more
I have 2 red spots on my gums and I'm not sure what they are, I have had them for a few months they are not painful?
Too numerous: Red spots on gums can be from one of many causes, too numerous to discuss in this brief forum. Any red or white gum lesions, especially they don't disappear in a week to 10 days, should be examined by your General Dentist, a Periodontist, oranOral Surgeon. Please don't wait, call now. ...Read more
Gums-tooth abscess: This infection will not resolve on its own with home care. The most common type of dental abscess is a tooth, and the second most common is a gum or combination of both tooth-gum abscess. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more
If I have white spots and dark red spots on my gums and tongue, but they get better when I stop using Oysco500 +D?
Hard pressed: I'm hard pressed to see a relationship between calcium supplement and the lesions you describe. White and red lesions on pink tissue should be examined if they don't completely dissapear in 10-14 days. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for differential diagnosis and, if necessary, treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just noticed several red spots on my gums underneath my tooth. The one that's closed to the tooth is bigger than the others. It hurts a little?
Probably: a series of cold sores however i would check with my dentist first. Cold sores take 7-10 days to go away and can be painful. ...Read more
Something missing: Red spots on gum without any other symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, or pain and inability to eat/drink etc...Should not need immediate hospital care. If it is just incidental finding, which may need further evaluation such as biopsy etc.., you should be able to see a specialist/surgeon without having to go to hospital first. So, something is missing here. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was prescibe amoxicillin for an extraction but decide to take ampinicillin instead is this bad for me I have also developed some red spots on my gum?
Antibiotic: You mean you had some Ampicillin on hand and decided to take it instead? Why don't you tell your dentist and they can tell you the correct dose and duration of the treatment. Both antibiotics are pretty similar. ...Read more
Had a tooth extraction 6days ago upper left side... My question is why do I have 4 red spots on the gums and sore where the Dr. pulled the tooth....
Call your dentist: After an extraction it is normal to have some discomfort and the socket will take several weeks to look normal , you need to see the dentist so he can see exactly what you mean by 4 red points, can tell over the internet. ...Read more