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My gums are very sensitive lately. They are a little swollen in the front. I didn't brush or floss that often and I smoke. Maybe gum disaese?
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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Gingivitis
Start with better oral hygiene, or say hi the prmature tooth loss.
Also say hi to your dentist.

In brief: Gingivitis
Start with better oral hygiene, or say hi the prmature tooth loss.
Also say hi to your dentist.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
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Dr. Frank Berman
a person with a high lip line (showing your teeth and gumline while your lips are at rest) can cause front gum redness and bleeding, too.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
In brief: Periodontal disease
It sounds like that you have periodontal disease.
It could be plain gingivitis (early stage) or periodontitis (advanced stage). I suggest you see your dentist to decide if you need deep cleaning (scaling or root planing.

In brief: Periodontal disease
It sounds like that you have periodontal disease.
It could be plain gingivitis (early stage) or periodontitis (advanced stage). I suggest you see your dentist to decide if you need deep cleaning (scaling or root planing.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
In brief: Absolutely
Seems like you have correctly self diagnosed.
Stop smoking, floss, antibacterial mouthwash like listerine and start seeing your dentist. Dont forget, smoking is a risk factor for oral cancers, a terrible disease.

In brief: Absolutely
Seems like you have correctly self diagnosed.
Stop smoking, floss, antibacterial mouthwash like listerine and start seeing your dentist. Dont forget, smoking is a risk factor for oral cancers, a terrible disease.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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