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Swelling On Gum
Probably molars: He may be getting his 6 year molars. If you are concerned have your dentist or pediatrician take a look. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Tooth pain: Can be caused by a host of problems. What produces the pain is extremely helpful in determining the cause. For example- pain on pressure (bite problem, inflamed nerve, root fracture); pain to sweets (microleakage around filling); sensitivity to cold (exposed dentin, cementum); pain to heat relieved by cold (necrotic nerve); other possibilities as well. Consult with one or more dentists 4 answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling on gum, seems to be pus-filled. Will be seeing a dentist in five days. Is it dangerous to leave it this long? There's no pain.
See dentist ASAP: It's very important to pay attention to your gums. Gums play a major role not only in your dental health, but in your general health. Regardless, the cause of gum inflammation, there are steps you can take to minimize gum damage:see your dentist periodically, brush and floss properly 2X/day, drink water, eat well-balanced diet and relax. 5 days is OK to wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosis with pots/ncs back in may. Now experiencing new symptoms: body swelling, jaw/gum pain. Ideas?
Pots: No good idea, see your doc and get checked. ...Read more