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I forgot to say tht with my gums swelling before hand I bit into a hard popcorn kernal could this have triggered the pain in my mouth?
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Dr. Anna Meyer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Possibly
Sometimes small pieces of food, for example the covering of the popcorn seed, can get stuck between the gum and the tooth and cause irritation.

In brief: Possibly
Sometimes small pieces of food, for example the covering of the popcorn seed, can get stuck between the gum and the tooth and cause irritation.
Dr. Anna Meyer
Dr. Anna Meyer
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Absolutely
Absolutely. If it doesn't go away within 72 hours it could be something else.

In brief: Absolutely
Absolutely. If it doesn't go away within 72 hours it could be something else.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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