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What does it mean if you have a black spot on your gums

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What can be black spot on gum in child ?

Hi! I was brushing my daughter mouth the other day, and I noticed a black spot in her back gum, should I worry? ...
 

What causes a small black spot on gum?

I got a small black spot on my gum that looks like a hole after the dentist gave me a numbing shot so he could extract a tooth. I went back this mornkng and he gave me some ointment to put ...
 

Red spot on gum. Not raised or painful. Any ideas?

Yesterday, I noticed a small, red spot on my gum. It is approx. 1 mm in diameter and very dark red compared to the rest of my gum tissue. It is not raised/not a bump, and it's not painful. It is over tooth ...
 

What causes shrinkage of gums after teeth removal?

collapsed area. what could this be? I've had novocaoine injections in that spot a few times in the last year ...My gums are staring to collapse from the outside-in. I noticed the area just above one of my front ...
 

Child got hit on gums. Gums turn purple with white dot. What could this be?

. Part of the gum has a horizontal purple/blue line over a couple of the teeth. What concerns me ... ) it is now the vertical line. She does not yet have a tooth in this spot. Question - what could this be? ...
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What causes small black spot on the gum?

About 3 weeks ago I found a small odd shaped black dot on the top right side of my gum above my k9 . Days later it was gone. Today I noticed a small black dot on the top right side (same side as before ...
 

Black spots inside gums. What is it called?

small black spots inside my gums but is not pueter ??? i was diagnosed with something other than ... also have this inside their mouths. my father also had this. i just cannot remember what it was called. ...
 

What causes itchy gums with black spots?

My 2 year old has been having sore itchy gums and I also noticed black spots. He has strep throat ... am wondering what could be going on with his gums? ...
 

What causes teeth blackening under the gums?

I am 29 year old and 3 of my teeth right under the gum line are turning black. I have never had any ... with it. Does this mean that the tooth is dead? ...
 

What causes my gums to bleed?

Hi im 32 and I had never had problems with my gums, I recently had a cavity that was fixed, but now the problem is that the gum in that specific tooth had a black spot, bleed and hurt (i feel the pain from my ...
 

Is it to be concerned about the spot in the gums?

on it and it hasnt changed in any way what so ever. Doesnt hurt and its completely smooth with my gums. Any ideas? Im ...hello, Ive got a single dark colored freckle like dot on the bottom gums under one of my front ...
 

What is the treatment for pain in the gum?

FOR WEEKS NOW MY JAW AND MOLARS ARE SORE ,, HAD A PANORAX X-RAY AND THEY SEE WHITE SPOT ON LOWER GUM WHERE THERE WAS A WISDOM TOOTH THAT ONE DENTIST TRIED TO ROOT CANAL UNTIL IT GOT SO BAD IT GOT ...
 

What causes bleeding in gums?

My gums are bleeding for no apparent reason. When i brush them they bleed but sometimes ... will make a dentil appointment but in the mean time is there anything i can do? ...
 

What causes a soreness in gum?

Hi, my 10 year old son is complaining of sore gums (mainly his upper teeth) and his gums appear to be quite red. What does this mean? He has had only 2 cavities and the dentist says he has a very low degree ...
 

What causes swelling of the gums?

to the doctor a couple days ago for his shots and I notice today that his gums in the back are really swollen. I know that him having shots are not related, I just want to know what do I do for my son with his gums ...
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gum bleeding and slowing gum??? what z the reason???
Hi and thanks for the query, The duration, intensity and frequency need to be known. Any history of infection is important. However, common Vitamin C deficiency could cause fragile gums Fruit rich diet, proper oral hygiene and oral antispetics could help for a start. Persistence should motivate seeking the services of a dentist. Kind regards. Bain LE, MD.
 
Bleeding from gums while brushing ?
Hard to say what the cause is. For now, I recommend using a softer toothbrush and following up with your dentist.
 
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
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