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White Stuff Coming Out Gums
BUT you are not being "given a license" to eat foods which are LOUSY for your teeth!!!
Hope this helps...a "word to the wise"... ...Read more
See below: In the early stage of gingivitis, bacteria in plaque build up, causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed during tooth brushing. When gingivitis is left untreated, it can advance to periodontitis. In a person with periodontitis, the inner layer of the gum and bone pull away from the teeth and form pockets. These small spaces between teeth and gums collect debris and can become infect. ...Read more
I won't smoke, but how long till I know ive avoided dry socket, it I do end up doing it, and also I hate white stuff around my right gum is that normal?
Good for you: Great reason to quit smoking entirely. Or you can resume smoking in a week or two if you want lung/tongue/throat/larynx/gum/lip/jaw cancer, leathery skin, nicotine stained fingers, stroke, heart attack, and so money other gruesome ways to die. As to "white stuff, " probably OK but ask your Surgeon to take a look. ...Read more
Sometimes there is some residual pain while you are healing from the infection. This should happen rather quickly.
If you continue to have a significant amount of pain then you should call you dentist and have this evaluated. ...Read more
At the side of my upcoming wisdom tooth on my gum, there's a little circular pocket and I saw some white stuff oozing out. What is this?
Big lump on gum can't get swelling down tried salt water clove and other stuff please help very painful?
My soft palate is itchy, came after I ate a lot of chewing gums. And now its got red spots. Exacerbated by sweet stuff. Came 6-7 months ago?
I have swelling of the lower left gum, burning sensation. Hurts when swollowing and can't open jaw fully. Strange taste, also can't taste stuff as well?
See your dentist: At this point, I can not tell you what your problem is but I do strongly suggest that you see your dentist as soon as possible. Since you have swelling and difficulty opening your jaw, this should be diagnosed and treated immediately to prevent complications. It may or may not be a dental problem but without seeing you, it can not be diagnosed. ...Read more
My gums on the inside have swollen and become black and blue. I have already been to the ER and urgent care and am on meds and pain stuff but I am not getting better... The swelling is getting worse?
See DDS: Go see your dentist for an evaluation. Most ER do not address dental pain other than palliative. ...Read more
I brush my teeth 2 times a day or like 3, but some of my teeth, the gums are red and it hurts. And dark stuff in my teeth? What's wrong?
Dental Care?: How often do you visit a dentist? Do you have a professional cleaning every 6 months at a minimum? Once calculus forms, you can brush your teeth ten times a day and they will never really be clean. Sounds like you have gingivitis. Please get an examination from a local dentist. ...Read more
I had to stop brushing, flossing, and it hurts to eat. My gums are peeling, bleeding a lot, and some white stuff sloughs off. Anyone know why?
Gum disease: May be one of many types of oral infections. May also be allergy, reaction to medication, manifestation of systemic disease, or simple neglect. You need to be examined to be diagnosed. Please call your Dentist now. ...Read more
My soft palate is itchy, came after I ate lots of chewing gums. And now its got red/yellow spots. Exacerbated by sweet stuff. Came 6-7 months ago help?
I'm wearing braces and there are some yellowish stuff stuck where my teeth and gum meet. I can't brush them away. Help!
8 days ago I had my lower right wisdom tooth extracted. I still have gum and jaw pain plus I saw white stuff in the hole. Is this normal?
Dry socket: Sounds like a dry socket. See surgeon for packing and relief ...Read more
My mother face across the bridge of her face she poked a whole in here upper gum stuff oozed out the dentist said sick I can't help, what was this?
Your question: Sorry, but at least to me, your question lacks enough information along with being somewhat confusing and therefore I can't give you a reasonable answer. You can try restating it on another post. ...Read more
I've had bleeding gums for 1 or 2 months now. Seems to be white stuff at the bottom of my teeth arou d gums and teeth. And wake up with blood in mouth?
Perio disease: Depending on your age and whether / not you have fever and malaise, it may be one of 2 things. Generalized periodontal disease or anug. Anug is very painful, smells bad, and you lose the gum tissue point between your teeth, among other symptoms. Periodontal disease may also have bleeding gums and accumulations along the base of the teeth. See your periodontist fot evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have white stuff on the back part of my gum line my dentist thinks it might be cancer what else could it be. I went to the dentist to get the rest of my teeth taken out and my dentist noticed a white spot on the back of my gum he wants me to go get it c
To: To definitely diagnosis a suspicious lesion you will need to have a biopsy. It is impossible to tell by looking at tissue whether it is cancerous, you need a specialist to evaluate the tissue by checking it microscopically. Seek the care of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who can evaluate the tissue and determine whether it needs to be biopsied. ...Read more
My 4 yr old had a blister like sore on her gums beneath the teeth on the bottom and had been congested and stuff lately. What could this be?
Is it normal to spit red stuff in the morning when brushing teeth (dont know if its blood)? This barely happens. This someone has gum disease too.
Spit red stuff: No it is not normal to spit red stuff. You mentioned that this person has gum disease. The good news is that gum disease can be treated and we can save your teeth- See a dentist or gum specialist ASAP. That same bacteria that causes the red stuff can also cause heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more
I had a lower wisdom tooth removed for first time. Is it normal for jaw ache and some grey stuff came out it didn't smell nice also I have hole in gum?
Dry socket: Dry socket occurs when the blood clot that formed in the extraction site breaks down leaving bone in the socket exposed to the oral elements including food. Treatment includes irrigation of the socket then packing the site with iodoform guaze and a surgical paste. It will take longer than usual for the site to heal as wall ...Read more
Hard to tell: Without seeing you it is hard to tell what is going on. I would suggest seeing a dentist with experience in diagnosing oral pathology.. ...Read more
I have swollen gums, painful teeth, sore throat, whitish- yellowish stuff on the roof of my mouth, and swollen lymph glands. Any idea what it might be?
Could be: Could be any of a number of viral, bacterial, or fungal problems. Please call your dentist for examination. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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