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Why Are My Gums Swollen And Sore
Many reasons: Gum disease causing gingival inflammation. Localized bone loss causing improper drainage leads to swollen gum. Food impaction leads to swollen gum. Periodontal abscess. Tooth abscess with draining tract along the gum. Localized trauma. See your dentist to treat the cause, not the symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore on my gum after a cleaning. How should I care for this. It is uncomfortable and a little swollen?
Leave it alone: In a day or so you should feel better. It's tempting to to keep touching it. But leave it alone. ...Read more
See your dentist: Swollen sore gums is usually due to gingivitis or a foreign body (food) in the pocket of the gums. Also, certain medications, such as dilantin, can also cause gum swelling. Assuming regular brushing and flossing are currently being done, best to see your dentist to find the cause and implement a treatment plan. ...Read more
Determine the cause: Your gums are red due to inflammation. The inflammation is most likely coming from bacterial irritation. You mostly likely have gingivitis, but is can also be the more advanced periodontitis. When was your last dental check up and cleaning? If it has been more than six months, it's time to make an appointment for an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gum disease: In most situations, the surgery is done endoscopically without the need for external incisions. If this is the case, it takes up to 3 to 5 days to feel completely back to normal. Swollen and sore gums is a sign that you are already have a gum disease. This is a serious problem, which should be treated by a dentist. Get well soon. ...Read more
Would I for sure know if I had tooth abcessed I have sore gum feels little swollen but not a lot of pain?
Too many reason: Swollen glands usually mean your body is trying to make white blood cell to flight infection. Sore gums can mean many things. If you have deep pockets around your teeth where bacteria can accumulate and form biofilm then it could definitely trigger swollen glands. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore thraot only on the right side swollen lymph node and tender gum on my right k9. All on the right side what could be wrong?
My tooth broke in half down the middle. Gum has been sore and swollen. Actual gum right over tooth hurts when I chew hard or firm things?
See your dentist: for examination, x-rays and treatment options.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a sore on my bottom lip. It is not a cold sore. The first few days it was swollen and very painful. The pain traveled down my gum?
Aphthous ulcer: Could be aphthous ulcer. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
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