Is dark red gums and swelling a sign of anything?

Common gingivitis. Swollen, red and bleeding gums may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist.You can typically get free or reduced fee dental care at dental schools, community clinics, and health centers. Do not delay,
Gum disease. May want to visit a dentist and make sure you are eating enough fruits and vegetables. Gum disease may be a reflection of vitamin deficiency.
Gingivitis. Possibly periodontitis. Have yourself examined by a periodontist.