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Gums sore after flossing

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What causes gum bleeding?

. There was no inflammation of the gums and no cuts in my mouth. There was no blood when I spat in the sink in the morning and I do not have any symptoms other than a very very slight sore and dry throat which improved after ...
 

What causes swelling and bleeding of gums?

Hi my 1 year old started with fever of 102.1 about a week ago and then about 3 days after fever started she got sores on the outside of her mouth! This entire time her eating was poor...and when she ...
 

Have red and sore gums. Noticed dark patches on other part of gums. What is the problem?

on the other parts of the gums. I do not have any dental problems and never had any till now. I brush and floss ...Hi - I see a small chafing on one of my gums. Its as if skin has peeled in that area ...
 

Suggest treatment for gum infection

I have what looks like an abscess on my gums were my teeth used to be, my entire lower teeth have ... my denture on and try to eat. It stops when I take ibuprofen . I have had a history of gum disease ...
 

Have swollen gums after wisdom teeth removal. What is the cure?

food getting stuck in there. I need to floss it out. The food is not stuck in the gum but rather ... an infection that s why it was hurting a lot. The gum was swollen. He said that my wisdom tooth needed ...
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Could the small gum sore in the mouth be cancer?

with dipping the side of my gums became sore right on the ridge of the gums where the most pressure ...Hi, I have a scrach, or smal sore on the side of my mouth that I have chewing taboacco on, I am 28 ...
 

Suggest treatment for a sore on gum

i have a small bubble like sore that has been on my gum for a while now. it is above my left rear ... out. i brush and floss daily. what is this problem and how do i get rid of it?! ...
 

What is the remedy for a swollen gum?

Im11+ 4 days pregnant, I got swollen gum on one side and very sore and now got a sore thriat ... or is my dizzi ess and feeling sick coz im pregnant,as it passed after few hours ...
 

What causes sore and swollen gums after taking antibiotics?

and increase the dosage of lisinopril to 2 pills/day. Since this was done 3 weeks ago, my gums have been sore, red and swollen. I have tried rinses, extra flossing, not helping. Is this a side effect of lisinopril ...
 

What is the small red sore on the gum?

I have had a small red sore on my gum in the middle going toward the back of my mouth on the right ... stopped using the rinse and it came back. I began brushing my teeth more and flossing regularly ...
 

Gums are swollen, red and sore. Is it a virus? Is it common?

Hello, I feel like I have a virus but my gums are swollen, red and sore. I have no dental issues, I brush, floss each day and have my teeth cleaned every 6 months. I have perfect teeth. It has ...
 

Suggest treatment for swollen gum and red sore

I have swollen gums and a red sore that looks swollen and bloody. The pain is tremendous ..., flossing, ice packs basically anything I can think of. When I lie down the pressure hurts so bad it brings ...
 

There is hole in the gum even after a good oral hygiene. What should be done?

I have had a sore, sometimes swollen spot on my upper gum for the past few weeks, but I thought ... , and when I looked at the spot there was a small hole in my gum where it meets my tooth . I use pro health ...
 

What are the canker sores on my gums?

Hello, I have a reoccurring perfectly round crater-like sore on my gums that is incredibly painful ... the sore when it occurs. I ve had canker sores before, but they have never been on my gums and they never ...
 

Small cluster of white painless bumps in gums. Is it bacterial infection, How to treat it?

I recently discovered a small cluster of white painless bumps near my back molars in the gums ... it with my tongue and it goes down vaguely. But just gets back to the same size after a few hours. Ive been ...
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What to do for cold sores on gums
Hi Cold sores need to be treated with a course of oral antivirals. These have to be started as early as possible after the development of a new episode in order to most effective. Also as far as local treatment is concerned, oral betadine gargles can be done. Dr Geetika Paul
 
2yr old looks as if she has canker sores (2) where bottem lip meets teeth on gums ? How to cure?
Yes it can be possible that she is having canker sore (aphthous ulcer) on her gums, there is no need to worry for that you just apply topical ointments named mucopain or pansoral on the gums and wait for 4-5 days, if it does not heal after that also than you should visit a pedodontist (child dentist) as he will examine it and give necessary treatment. Thank you
 
I have a sore throat, swollen gums and canker sores
Can be many causes. In your case it seems to be a viral. Can also be other causes like nutritional deficiencies. May take multivitamins, mouthwash, etc. For relief from pain of canker sores, you will need a prescription.
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