Toothache, swollen gums, lump in the roof of mouth. Suggestions?
Four days ago my teeth on my right side of my mouth started to be extremely painful with stabbing pains. I had flossed earlier that day and may have cut my gum. After a day the pain shifted to just one tooth that I had filled a year ago and has been sensitive since (molar top right). Two days...
Child with fever, sore on the gum and tongue. Not able to eat. Herpes?
Hi my two year old has had a temperature for five days, sores behind his top teeth and gums and now on his bottom teeth and tongue now some spots are turning black on his gums between his teeth. He hasn't been able to eat much for five days and his mouth smells horrible. Went to doctor today...
Hi Doctor%2C I have had sore wollen gums behind my front four teeth for two days%2C i now have a large lump under my tongue also. Do you know what this is%3F Thankyou
Thanks for the query.
There are lymph nodes under the tongue called sublingual nodes. when there is an infection in the mouth, they try to contain it and in this process, they become inflammed and painful. It is a normal and expected reaction in such circumstances.
Hope this answers your query. Get this infection diagnosed and treated appropriately.
Dr. Ditah, MD
having gums problem they swell and bleed often
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See a Dentist / get yourself examined / at times, basic investigation may be necessary...
Bad oral hygiene, infection, deficiency of vitamin C, rarely bleeding diathesis – are responsible
Over the Counter antiseptic mouth wash and vitamin pills may help in the meanwhile
I have a bump at the bottom of my mouth where my cheek fold with my gum line. Any thoughts?
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