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I have bleeding and smelly gums. What is wrong?

I have bleeding and smelly gums. What is wrong?

Gum disease.: Sounds like gum disease. You need an exam and treatment by a dentist. Call one today. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Have had root canal re treatment and now 3 years later I see puss ball on gum when squeezed blood comes out, comes and goes?

Have had root canal re treatment and now 3 years later I see puss ball on gum when squeezed blood comes out, comes and goes?

Parulis fistula: Is a sign that there is chronic infection and your body is draining it out. Unlike some other types of infection, a chronic dental abscess will not get better on its own. See an endodontist for definitive diagnosis and treatment options. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sir, I have lot of sebum inside my face skin and nose. When I squeeze my nose a white gum comes out. How can I get a clear fair skin. Doc pls help me.

Sir, I have lot of sebum inside my face skin and nose. When I squeeze my nose a white gum comes out. How can I get a clear fair skin. Doc pls help me.

Cleansers/creams: There are multiple cleansers/exfoliators/and creams that can help decrease the sebum in your pores and smooth your skin such as: benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, topical antibiotics, and tretinoin. I suggest cleansing with a hypoallergenic facial cleanser 2 times daily, then applying a combination of these creams. See your doctor for prescriptions if necessary. And no squeezing! ...Read more

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I've noticed lumps in my gums when I squeeze two fingers around my mouth and slide them around. They're present in the same location on both sides acr?

I've noticed lumps in my gums when I squeeze two fingers around my mouth and slide them around. They're present in the same location on both sides acr?

Lumps on your gums: Your lumps are likely Tori or bony outgrowths from your gums but should have an exam by a specialist to be sure
hope this helps ...Read more

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2 years ago I had a upper molar pulled, 3 months later the gum area was sore and when I push on it, smelly puss comes out around the next tooth.

2 years ago I had a upper molar pulled, 3 months later the gum area was sore and when I push on it, smelly puss comes out around the next tooth.

Unlikely related: There should be no residual infection after 3 months; sounds like the infection is from the remaining tooth and not the extracted tooth.
Infection is either a gum or tooth abscess. Why was the previous tooth extracted - if for a periodontal (gum) infection then that is probably what is happening here and you need to be treated by a periodontist to get rid of the infection and save your teeth. ...Read more

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Impacted wisdom teeth, causing bad breath, smelly floss & swelling gums sometimes. What should I do?

Impacted wisdom teeth, causing bad breath, smelly floss & swelling gums sometimes. What should I do?

Infection: Immediate treatment required. Call Oral Surgeon, a wisdom tooth specialist, for proper Rx. ...Read more

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Impacted wisdom tooth. Need to get removed. When push on gums, yellow, smelly discharge comes out around tooth. Infection? Can cause heart problems?

Impacted wisdom tooth. Need to get removed. When push on gums, yellow, smelly discharge comes out around tooth. Infection? Can cause heart problems?

Infection for sure: Yes you have an active infection that can spread every where through your blood stream, actually your brain is closer then your heart. Must remove tooth ASAP and get antibiotics. Call your dentist and schedule immediately. ...Read more

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Can a piece of gum stay in your body forever?

Can a piece of gum stay in your body forever?

No: It will pass right through you as would any food. ...Read more

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I have a gum picking problem. Do you have any advice?

I have a gum picking problem. Do you have any advice?

Possible: Not sure of what you already tried and you should ofcourse see your docs before you take antyhing but...If not already in therapy with behavioral modification techniques you should be. Pharmacologic treatments include ssri meds, these treat anxiety and reduce picking, n--acetyl cysteine, topiramate, Clonidine all have been used as well. Talk to your drs about the risk, benefits and altrenatives. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the cause of gum discoloration?

I want to know what's the cause of gum discoloration?

Different courses: If your gums are very pale you could be anemic. If you have a feeling in your tooth sometimes that can leak into your gum and cause a discoloration that is known as amalgam tattoo. ...Read more

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Foods that heal gums?

Foods that heal gums?

No foods "heal" gums: Looking for something other than simply flossing daily and to a lesser degree proper toothing to heal your gums and keep them healthy... Don't waste your time! Short of the mechanical cleaning functions of chewing/eating food and the plaque diluting function of saliva, foods do not heal gums! ...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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How do you get gum sores?

How do you get gum sores?

CANKER SORES: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in mouth and make eating and talking uncomfortable. The exact cause is not known.Stress or tissue injuryis thought to be cause of simple canker sore. Certain foods like citrus or acidic fruits, vegetables likelemons, tomatoes, orange, pineapple, apples, fig and strawberries can trigger a canker sore.Braces, ill fitting dentures can cause it too. ...Read more

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How to fix receeding gums?

How to fix receeding gums?

See your dentist: If you think your gums are receding, regardless the cause (gum disease, bruxism, etc.) schedule an appointment with your dentist. There are conservative and surgical treatments that can repair and restore the gum and prevent further damage. ...Read more

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How can I stop gum chewing?

How can I stop gum chewing?

Bad oral habit: Gum chewing is not about the gum or its sweetness. It is about manifesting a compulsive behaviors through the mouth. Seek a consultation with a therapist who manages habits that are delirious to your health. Over the last 38 years, I have seen individuals who require extensive enamel reconstruction from this habit. Still it is better than smoking or chewing tobacco. Only slightly. ...Read more

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How do I treat gum erosion?

How do I treat gum erosion?

Gum massage: Massage gums daily, use soft tooth brush, if infected check with your doc. ...Read more

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Can receeded gums grow back?

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No, unless: Some side effects, which you don't want from certain meds, such as anti-seizure ones will give you too much gums, and it's inflammed generally and unhealthy-- gingival hyperplasia, other than that, you will need a free gingival graft or allograft to get your gum level back... See a periodontist. ...Read more

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How do you treat a gum boil?

How do you treat a gum boil?

Gum boil: Generally the gum boils are treated by drainage of the pus, disinfecting and then filling the infected tooth.
Apicectomy, which is the removal of the tip of the root, is done when disinfecting the tooth is not possible.
Extracting the tooth is another option when the damage done by the bacterial infection is irreversible. ...Read more

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What causes sudden gum pain?

What causes sudden gum pain?

Any of infections..: Normally, a periodontal, or gingival abscess can cause such sudden reaction, and in most of cases 24 to 72 hours after eating pop corn or chips, or nuts, where they hide below gum line and detach the gum. Please note that "tooth/root infection" can also cause sudden pain in the gum. ...Read more

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If I have TMJ can I chew gum?

If I have TMJ can I chew gum?

Normally No: Chewing gum as a repetitive action can actually increase symptoms. Most people who chew gum chew on only one side of their mouth. This actually is like exercising one arm vs the other so the muscles on the right, for example, become stronger than the oral muscles on the left. An imbalance in occlusion is exactly what you don't need! ...Read more

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What causes blood of the gum?

What causes blood of the gum?

GINGIVITIS: Bleeding gums is a sign of moderate to severe gingivitis. The gums are either invected or irritated by plaque or calculus ont he teeth. See your dentist for a thorough exam and prophylaxis (tooth cleaning). In the meantime start flossing and brushing to remove the plaque.
Hormonal changes may also cause gums to bleed. ...Read more

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Is chewing gum bad for health?

Is chewing gum bad for health?

Here/there is OK: Sugarless gum is probably not a bad thing. But anything in excess is not a good thing. Sugarless gum contains sorbitol...A laxitive and so excessive use may cause some stomach/intestinal upset etc...
Also, excessive chewing will strain your jaws/tmj, wear-out your teeth etc...So, moderation, rorome!
be sensible, stay healthy...
Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you pop an abscess on gum?

Can you pop an abscess on gum?

An abscess: Is a manifestation of infection. It can go to the bloodstream and can adversely affect especially the ones with compromised immune system. Please see your dentist so you can get proper attention. ...Read more