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hey im 23 female healthy well my gums by my back lower tooth not my moler tooth the one before those it became swollen thinking because i eat on that side or because i brushed my gums too hard well some white dots popped up the next day i dont wanna believe it is herpes prob kill myself im not much of a kisser what else cpuld it be
Posted Fri, 24 Nov 2017 in Dental Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Honey Arora 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Please provide clear pictures and following details.

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
Thanks for the query..

I have viewed the image and it looks like small sores but the image is not clear at the gum level so please click a clearer picture and upload.

Also please provide the following details:

-Are the similar sores present on any other parts of gums or inner cheeks, lips, tongue etc?
-Have you ever experienced it before?
-Since how many days it is present?
-Do you see any signs of improvement or increase in number or size of sores since you have noticed it?

Please revert back with answers and a clear picture..

Regards.
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Follow-up: hey im 23 female healthy well my gums by my 46 minutes later
no other sores i js saw it yestersay morning the day before ir was swollen right there thought cause i brushed my gums too hard so i kept rubbing my tongue on it then i checked when woke up it was lil small white dots so i brushed took my finger it turned into what u see in pic i dont have any other sores no sore throat nothing and this has never happened before
 
 
Answered by Dr. Honey Arora 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
Looks like cold sores.

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
The appearance is looking like cold sore..
For confirmation a viral culture can be done..
Consult an Emergency room or an Oral Physician and get evaluated..
For now to reduce pain you can apply Lidocaine gel over it..
Do warm saline gargles..
Use a very soft toothbrush to brush your teeth..

Please revert back for more queries..

Regards..
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Follow-up: hey im 23 female healthy well my gums by my 40 minutes later
cold sore on gums ? multiple sooooo its herpes os what your telling me you think it is
 
 
Answered by Dr. Honey Arora 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
The appearance is similar to cold sores.

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
The appearance of sores is similar to cold sores..
Yes, less commonly seen but cold sores can appear on gums..
But as it is less commonly therefore I advised you for a viral culture..

Hope this helps..

Regards..
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