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Bleeding gums, metallic taste near the impacted wisdom tooth. Any advice?

I am getting a metallic taste near the impacted wisdom tooth. I read on internet that it could be gingivitis, Dysgeusia, or something else. But whatever I read about, I believe I don't have any other symptoms but the metallic taste - feels like my tongue takes that taste just below the gum near the impacted wisdom tooth on lower jaw.

Also, since past 2 months I spot some blood (not bleeding but just a gist of blood) coming from that area near impacted wisdom tooth. This happens at least once a day and happens by itself, i.e. it doesn't happen while brushing or eating something hard. It just happens by itself.
Asked On : Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

Bleeding gums usually occur due to inflammation of gums as a result of poor oral hygiene maintenance.

I would advice you to get a thorough scaling done.

Maintain oral hygiene well.

Metallic taste at the site of impacted tooth usually occur due to inflammed flap overlying tooth.

Impacted tooth has to be either extracted or retained.

Ciprofloxacin along with analgesics has to be administered.

Take care.
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