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Very painful mouth from wisdom teeth erupting, need advice!?

Very painful mouth from wisdom teeth erupting, need advice!?

See dentist: Try and keep the gingiva around the teeth clean. You can rinse with warm salt water. Wisdom teeth take a long time to erupt into position. You should see a dentist to have these teeth evaluated. You can also takes aspiring, tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or aleve for pain. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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Can you get canker sore on gum behind back tooth?

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Can you get canker sore on gum behind back tooth?

Of course: Canker sores are small sores that appear on the inside of the mouth, the cheeks, the inside of the lips, the tongue and anywhere on the gum. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Sore throat from dental night guard, normal?

Sore throat from dental night guard, normal?

No: Night guards should not cause symptoms of a sore throat. Make sure that you are keeping the guard clean. See the provider who fabricated the guard for you for an examination. Among other possible causes, you may be allergic to some ingredient in the guard. ...Read more

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Signs of herpes? Gums ache, eyes hurt mouth itch gums itch jaw sore also feeling dizzy. Are these herpes signs from french kissing its been a week

Signs of herpes? Gums ache, eyes hurt mouth itch gums itch jaw sore also feeling dizzy. Are these herpes signs from french kissing its been a week

Stop sex contact.: Herpes is a viral infection on the soft mucosal tissues in the mouth, tongue and lips. It can be spread to the genital area of the body and elsewhere if, the lesions are broken. Go and see your family doctor or family dentist. They can treat you with steriods or antiviral medications. Once you get the virus; you will have it through life. ...Read more

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Infected and sore gums around one teeth. Could I have gingivitis?

Infected and sore gums around one teeth. Could I have gingivitis?

Gingivitis?: Certainly gingivitis or worst. You can have a periodontal infection or infected nerve. Might need a root canal treatment. See your dentist. ...Read more

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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 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

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I'm concerned because I have swollen gums & canker sores, from braces?

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I'm concerned because I have swollen gums & canker sores, from braces?

See your dentist: It is common with braces to see the gums get swollen and infected. Your dentist also may prescribe an antimicrobial mouth rinse or corticosteroid ointment to control the pain and irritation. Take especially good care of your teeth and your gums during orthodontic treatment. ...Read more

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Getting a recurring mouth ulcer between gums and cheek near root canaled tooth, gums are tender and sore. Dentist says X-ray of root canal looks good?

Getting a recurring mouth ulcer between gums and cheek near root canaled tooth, gums are tender and sore. Dentist says X-ray of root canal looks good?

Recurring ulcer: Any sore or lesion in the mouth that does not heal in 10-14 days, or is recurring, needs to be examined and possibly biopsied. If your dentist is unsure why you are have a lesion, Have the root canal evaluated by an endodontist. If the root canal is sound, and no other teeth are involved, see an oral surgeon or periodontist for an exam. ...Read more

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Deep red bruise on lingual frenulum from bitewing xrays. Very sore, hurts to eat. Mandibular tori are also sore. Tips for prevention/healing?

Deep red bruise on lingual frenulum from bitewing xrays. Very sore, hurts to eat. Mandibular tori are also sore. Tips for prevention/healing?

A few tips..: For healing, avoid additional trauma... should heal on its own in a day or two. Regarding prevention, discuss your history with the dentist and/or assistant before additional radiographs are taken. Although your problem does not occur very often, it is understood that your dentist is attempting to provide you with a thorough exam. These things do happen from time to time. ...Read more

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Where can I find relief from sore and bleedy gums?

Where can I find relief from sore and bleedy gums?

Sore bleeding gums: Sore bleeding gums usually indicates periodontal (gum) disease. If it is not advanced, a dental cleaning and proper and thorough brushing and flossing will allow the gums to heal. A dental examination and x-rays will diagnose whether the problem is a gum infection, or whether there is another cause. ...Read more

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Can sore throats result from having someones tongue in your ear?

Can sore throats result from having someones tongue in your ear?

No: The short answer is 'no'. You would need to have something of theirs in your mouth to make your throat sore. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.

I am experiencing  bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.

Possible Candida: also called Yeast Infection. Please see your doctor. IF it is candida he/she will help you clear it up. If something else you will find out and get helped. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Canker sores, tongue bumps that are red, white pockets at back of throat, swollen gums that bleed easily. Can't eat, been three days. Bad breath too.

Canker sores, tongue bumps that are red, white pockets at back of throat, swollen gums that bleed easily. Can't eat, been three days. Bad breath too.

Need evaluation: See your Dentist to rule out oral diseases. Then next step is to see your Physician. You may have one of a number of infections or a systemic disease. Please call for appointment. ...Read more

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Iv known canker sores as sores in ur mouth from biting cheeks and 2 much citrus stuff. Now my dental hygienist says they r a contagious sore. CONFUSED?

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Iv known canker sores as sores in ur mouth from biting cheeks and 2 much citrus stuff. Now my dental hygienist says they r a contagious sore. CONFUSED?

Not contagious: Canker sores are not pleasant and can be painful and uncomfortable, they are not contagious. Do not confuse with a cold sore, which is normally on the outside of the mouth and usually are highly contagious. ...Read more

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White inflamed gums by my wisdom teeth , looks like the gums are lifting from the wisdom tooth ?

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White inflamed gums by my wisdom teeth , looks like the gums are lifting from the wisdom tooth ?

Periodontal disease: Floss carefully several times/day. Rinse with half-strength hydrogen peroxide. Get a Water Pik, and use it every day. CoQ10 orally, and perhaps gently brushed into the gums may help. Also, use Xylitol mints, make a solution with Xylitol, or you can even brush with Xylitol (it kills bacteria). If the condition doesn't get better in a week or so, see a dental hygienist or dentist ...Read more

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Massive outbreak of cold sores on top lip and nostril. Sore tongue, sore gums and sore throat?

Massive outbreak of cold sores on top lip and nostril. Sore tongue, sore gums and sore throat?

First episode?: This sounds like primary herpes simplex gingivostomatitis. Untreated it may last 3 weeks but Acyclovir (zovirax) or valayclovir (valtrex) should lessen it substantially. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Can my throat pain be from my toothpaste? Gums are peeling too.

Yes: The detergent in toothpaste-sodium laureth sulfate (sls) can cause soreness and even mouth ulcers. There are sls free toothpastes available. If persistent problems see doctor. ...Read more

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Painful gums where wisdom teeth used to be/ why?

Painful gums where wisdom teeth used to be/ why?

Infection or....: If you are an older patient you may have residual periodontal defects that need treatment. Impacted teeth can impinge on the nerve causing a neurotaxis, delayed healing or altered sensation. Sharp bone under the gum keeps it sore. Make sure no tooth is left behind or cavity around it.Worst case is neuroma formation but highly unlikely. It can take months for normal feeling to return. See the oms. ...Read more

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The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?

The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?

Irritation: The "bumps" are sore because they are irritated. The question is, what are those "bumps"? Lesions like that can be as benign as a torus palatinus, or they could be more serious, especially since you are a smoker. Have them evaluated by your dentist... It may save your life. ...Read more

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Why are my gums so sore and discolored?

Why are my gums so sore and discolored?

Infection: It is not easy to say exactly without examining your gums and measuring the pockets around your teeth. It sounds that you may be suffering from a severe case of periodontal disease ( gum & bone )due to heavy deposits under the gums or you may be having some kind of a different infection. This can not be diagnosed or treated over the Internet. You must see a dentist of a gum specialist. ...Read more

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Will bonjela help my sore gum or nerve?

Will bonjela help my sore gum or nerve?

Depends on cause: Bonjela is a group of topical anesthetics (not available in us) for mild soft tissue irritation from things like braces, ill fitting dentures, canker sores, etc. The prudent thing to do would be to consult with your dentist to determine the cause of your soreness, and your dentist can then tell you whether a topical anesthetic is the correct solution for your problem. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat sore gums?

What is the best way to treat sore gums?

Gingivitis : You may have gingivitis. This is an infection of the gums which causes swelling and bleeding gums. A dentist visit can confirm whether it is gingivitis or a more serious infection called periodontitis, an infection of the bone surrounding the teeth. When brushing, make sure to massage your gums even if they bleed and floss every day to remove the bacteria causing this infection. ...Read more

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What causes you gums to be sore/sensitive?

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Infection: When your body cannot contain a bacterial invasion of body tissue, an infection occur. An infection gives rised to tissue vasodilation and neovascular genesis (produce new blood vessel and capillary) to mobilized the cell of immunity to combat infection. When this occur, gum tissue is gorged with all these cells and pressing on the nerve causing sore or sensitive. ...Read more

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Painful sore on gums, what could be wrong?

Painful sore on gums, what could be wrong?

Family dentist: There are many things it could be- the most common being an apthous ulcer(canker sore)..... Could also be an abcess from tooth or gum..... You should visit your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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How to get relief from sore and bleedy gums?

Dental cleaning.: That sounds like gum disease: gingivitis or periodontitis. If your last cleaning was recent, schedule a follow-up with your dentist to determine the cause of your relapse. If it's been a while, it's time to schedule that dental visit. ...Read more

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Can bonjela help my sore gum or sore nerves?

Can bonjela help my sore gum or sore nerves?

Perhaps, but...: I would first consult a dentist who can actually examine you to determine the cause of the sore gums and nerves. If i had chest pain, i would consult a physician to see if there is something serious that requires treatment rather than just taking some pain medication. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a sore on my gums?

Good OH: Keep the area clean by good oral hygiene. Check with your dentist for gingivitis or periodontal disease in the area. Check also for pulpal reaction which may required root canal. Finally, check for occlusion which may exacerbate the destructive effect of these conditions. ...Read more

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One side of my upper gums are rough and sore why?

One side of my upper gums are rough and sore why?

Possible causes: With only one side of your gums rough and sore, possible causes may be related to overzealous brushing, habits such as tobacco usage, or trauma from food. Another possible cause could be bony exostosi or excess bone growth which can make the gums irregular in appearance and easily traumatized. An evaluation by your dentist would be recommended for a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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Where can I find relief from sore and bleedy gums?

Sore bleeding gums: Sore bleeding gums usually indicates periodontal (gum) disease. If it is not advanced, a dental cleaning and proper and thorough brushing and flossing will allow the gums to heal. A dental examination and x-rays will diagnose whether the problem is a gum infection, or whether there is another cause. ...Read more

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My gums are really sore. What can I take or do about it?

My gums are really sore. What can I take or do about it?

See your Dentist: Sore gums are definitely an indication that a problem exists. It may be as simple as needing a cleaning from your dentist to a more serious medical condition. I strongly suggest making an appointment with your general dentist to have it further evaluated. ...Read more

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My lower front gums feel dry and slightly sore, what could this be?

More info needed: There is so many possible answer to this question, they are: 1)gingivitis (gum inflammation), 2) occlusion (an underbite patient), 3) trauma due to brushing with hard/medium tooth brush, 4) dry mouth or sjogren syndrome 5) rampant decay in lower front teeth... Schedule an exam with your dentist. More information needed prior to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your gum feel sore and they peel a little it feels like a cut ?

What does it mean when your gum feel sore and they peel a little it feels like a cut ?

Periodontal disease: Sounds like you have periodontal disease, a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection. See a dentist to get checked and treated. ...Read more

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If I have a sore like a scratch on my gum that hasn't healed in a week should I be concerned ?

If I have a sore like a scratch on my gum that hasn't healed in a week should I be concerned ?

Could be fine. : A injury in mouth may take several weeks to completely heal depending how deep or extensive the damage. You can also get secondary infections or reaction like canker sore or viruses. Keep clean, hot salt water rinses, ibuprofen for pain. If gets bigger, more painful, has swelling, see your dentist. You can monitor for two weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have sore area on gums where it was poked by a sharp piece of tortilla chip today. Best way to treat/heal? How long to heal?

Have sore area on gums where it was poked by a sharp piece of tortilla chip today. Best way to treat/heal? How long to heal?

Be gentle : Like other wounds in the body, keep it clean. Gentle rinsing with salt water, 1/2 tsp of salt with one cup of warm water and rinse 3 to 4 times a day. Stay on soft diet and avoid hard crunchy foods. If not better in 3 to 4 day or it becomes swollen, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Hello there my gums a so sore and it effecting up my noice can u tell me want it could be please sill no monthly yet 27 days late?

Could be related: Gums become more sensitive and can become swollen during pregnancy. See your dentist, tell him you may be pregnant. Have a thorough cleaning done and follow his oral hygiene instructions. Do a pregnancy test. If positive (congratulations) call your physician for referral to obgyn. ...Read more

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How long would the gum be inflamed and sore and what other symptoms should a person expect?

Regarding what ?: Your post does not specify if the inflammation is due to a procedure or an illness or a condition. Please rephrase so that proper advice can be given. ...Read more

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Sore gums with menstration?

Sore gums with menstration?

Yes: Menstrual cycles are so different is every woman, but you also need to make sure you are not becoming anemic or developing a nutritional or mineral deficiency when you menstruate. Vitamin or folate (folic acid) or iron deficiency can all cause gingival (gum) pain. See your ob/gyn and possibly consider further work up to ensure no deficiency exists. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on your gums?

Definitely, yes: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Cold sores typically result from a viral infection called herpes simplex virus (HSV) and are also self-limiting. ...Read more

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