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The gums near my left wisdom tooth is swollen and spit hurts. What's wrong?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Inflamed

It sounds like you have gingivitis or gum inflammation/infection.
See your dentist for help. You can , in the meantime, take homeopathic hypericum and swish and spit with half and half mouthwash and peroxide to decrease some of the inflammation. You may need antibiotics. Do not put this off as i the longer it goes the worse it gets!

In brief: Inflamed

It sounds like you have gingivitis or gum inflammation/infection.
See your dentist for help. You can , in the meantime, take homeopathic hypericum and swish and spit with half and half mouthwash and peroxide to decrease some of the inflammation. You may need antibiotics. Do not put this off as i the longer it goes the worse it gets!
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Wisdom

It sounds like you may have an infection around the partially erupted wisdom tooth.
This needs to be treated by a dentist. Your dentist will evaluated the wisdom tooth and would recommend extraction if there is not enough space for it to come in completely. See a dentist ASAP

In brief: Wisdom

It sounds like you may have an infection around the partially erupted wisdom tooth.
This needs to be treated by a dentist. Your dentist will evaluated the wisdom tooth and would recommend extraction if there is not enough space for it to come in completely. See a dentist ASAP
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pericornitis

The gum around there has become infected.
It will need to be treated by having the wisdom tooth removed. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics intially.

In brief: Pericornitis

The gum around there has become infected.
It will need to be treated by having the wisdom tooth removed. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics intially.
Dr. William Ledford
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Wisdom teeth

In many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with the presence of tooth decay or gums.
It is a common procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, intravenous (IV) sedation, or general anesthesia by a specially trained dentist or oral surgeon. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation.

In brief: Wisdom teeth

In many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with the presence of tooth decay or gums.
It is a common procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, intravenous (IV) sedation, or general anesthesia by a specially trained dentist or oral surgeon. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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