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Tragacanth gum in food items, will prevent my bc pill from working?I am from India & my mother used this gum to make sweets (10 gram for half kg sweet

Tragacanth gum in food items, will prevent my bc pill from working?I am from India & my mother used this gum to make sweets (10 gram for half kg sweet

Possible: Tragacanth is quite thick and can decrease absorption of medications. But if it is taken 1-2 hours after taking medication, it is less likely to cause issues with absorption. ...Read more

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Foods that heal gums?

Foods that heal gums?

None!: The best thing to keep your gums healthy is good oral home care and seeing your dentist regularly for a regular exams and periodontal maintenance therapy. More than 600 different species of microorganism inhabit the human mouth. Gum disease is caused by the bacteria in your mouth organized in dental plaque. Except for water anything in your mouth can be used by dental plaque to thrive. ...Read more

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How to get gum sores?

How to get gum sores?

Different ways: There are different kinds of gum sores. Some result from a viral infection, "cold sores", which can cause blisters. When these blisters burst, they often leave a shallow ulcer. Other open sores are from bacterial infections, trauma or an autoimmune reaction. Sores can sometimes be contagious so don't touch the sore with your finger. ...Read more

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What is gum recession?

What is  gum recession?

Receding Gums: is the exposure in the roots of the teeth caused by a loss of gingival tissue. See your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my gum bleed ?

Why does my gum bleed ?

CauseYou don't floss: If you don't floss daily (never skipping days) your gums will continue to bleed. That is because plaque will build up and your gums will have an almost immediate inflammatory bleeding response to its "foreign" nature. Toothbrushing for good oral hygiene is a total myth! if it really worked, there would be no tooth decay or gum disease! ...Read more

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Sour food hurts my gums?

Sour food hurts my gums?

It: May be due to a condition called ulcerative gingivitis where your gums have little ulcers or sores that are open and when you get sour foods or acidic foods next to these areas it will sting quite a bit. ...Read more

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How do I treat gum sores?

How do I treat gum sores?

Brush, floss, rinse.: Regular brushing, flossing, and use of antibacterial rinses i.e. Listerine will likely help reduce you sore gums (gingivitis). Many people just simply brush briefly which only cleans the outside of teeth/gum, but in between+inside are left untouched..Bacteria grow and causes your gum to be sore and bleed etc..Take care of your teeth--u got first 2 sets free, thereafter it's expensive. Good luck, . ...Read more

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What causes gums to itch?

What causes gums to itch?

Itchy gums: This can be due to gum inflammation. Periodontal disease or some new product or food. ...Read more

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