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Vitamin C tablets for swollen gums - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Dr.XXXXX
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Gud Afternoon to you Dr. XXXXXXx
User :   I have serious dental problem
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner
User :   My gums are frequently swollen, very painful, they are weak too and hence all my lower teeth are shaking
Doctor :   since when you are having these problems?
Doctor :   do you have frequent gum bleeds?
User :   more than 6 months
User :   yes
User :   had comsulted with a dentist when i went for scaling of my teet
User :   he gave me a liquid to apply on gums
User :   however the same didnt work
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am unable to chew my food properly
User :   one more doctor i had consulted for my gums n loosening of tooth
Doctor :   was any medication prescribed to you?
User :   she adviced me for a surgery
User :   no she also gave me a liquid namely gumex
Doctor :   was x-ray done?
User :   no
Doctor :   I would advise you to consult with your dentist and get an x-ray done
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   why was surgery adviced? what problem did the other dentist find out?
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Take Tab Vit C for relief of swollen gums
User :   because my teeth were so loose that she adviced me to go for a minor flap surgery
User :   which would enhance the tooth life and avoid from removing it right now.
Doctor :   get a blood work-up done to identify any blood related problems causing the gum swelling.
User :   can u suggest the name of tablet please
Doctor :   it will also help you to avoid surgery if any cause is identified that can be treatable
Doctor :   Tab Celin (Vit C) 500mg daily once a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can also consult with our panel specialist for your problem
User :   n blood work-up means blood test right?
Doctor :   before proceeding with surgery for a second opinion
Doctor :   yes
User :   yeah sure
User :   will firstly try consuming this Vitamin C tablet and feel the difference
User :   will also get blood test done
Doctor :   sure
User :   further if no relief then wld surely consult with the specialists
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thanks a ton for your advice
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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