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Sore swollen and throbbing gums. Small lumps in cheek at jaw line one on either side.

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: See your dentist

Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease.
Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome.

In brief: See your dentist

Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease.
Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Howard Spector
Dentistry - Orthodontics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Swollen Glands

Sounds like an oral infection.
The description that you offer of your gums means inflammation and the small lumps near the border of your lower jaw are swollen glands. Both are consistent with an infection. Go visit both a qualified dds and/or your md to be diagnosed and treated properly. Until then, rinse your mouth frequently with warm salt water and Aspirin if you develop a fever.

In brief: Swollen Glands

Sounds like an oral infection.
The description that you offer of your gums means inflammation and the small lumps near the border of your lower jaw are swollen glands. Both are consistent with an infection. Go visit both a qualified dds and/or your md to be diagnosed and treated properly. Until then, rinse your mouth frequently with warm salt water and Aspirin if you develop a fever.
Dr. Howard Spector
Dr. Howard Spector
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

Sounds like an oral infection.
See your dentist ASAP.

In brief: Infection

Sounds like an oral infection.
See your dentist ASAP.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: See dentist

Have you seen a dentist recently? Sore throbbing gums can be from an infection, periodontal disease.
A dental exam is needed to determine exactly what is going on and the best treatment. Call asap.

In brief: See dentist

Have you seen a dentist recently? Sore throbbing gums can be from an infection, periodontal disease.
A dental exam is needed to determine exactly what is going on and the best treatment. Call asap.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Gums

You may have Periodontal (gum/bone) disease or an overlying oral infection, either bacterial, viral, or fungal.
You will have to be examined by your Dentist in order for a differential diagnosis to be established, and from that the correct treatment provided. Call hour Dentist.

In brief: Gums

You may have Periodontal (gum/bone) disease or an overlying oral infection, either bacterial, viral, or fungal.
You will have to be examined by your Dentist in order for a differential diagnosis to be established, and from that the correct treatment provided. Call hour Dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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