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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? ...
 

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 ...
 

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? ...
 

What causes burning gums?

I am having the burning gums it is on the upper teeths not able eat hot and any spicy food. it hurt badly, I am taking becosule from last one month no changes. Require your advice on medicine to be taken ...
 

What causes inflammation of gums?

My 2 yr old had a fever 100.1 friday, watery mustard colored diarreah yesterday leading into today. Spent all weekend complaining about her gums her then this morning I find her front gums are red ...
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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 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 ...
 

Pain in the gum. No swelling. Reason?

Hello, a few months back, above just one of my teeth , my gum started hurting very badly .... There is no bleeding , and it does not appear to be swollen. It just hurts very badly. Could you tell me what ...
 

What treatment is suggested for gum access on the upper gum?

i keep on getting gum abscess in my upper gum. i got it drained one time, then i came back but busted on its own. Now I m getting another one in the same spot and i feel it in my nose. Plus my left ...
 

Why is my damaged tooth and gum area black and sore?

a black spot in gum inside where it has no same tooth area plus gum is little sore. what is it? ...
 

What can i do to make my gum better?

i have a false tooth and underneath where the tooth and gum is there is a purply black sore spot that hurts ..looks like my gum is getting pushed away from.the tooth...veryy small area ans the only area ...
 

Having unhealthy teeth, spots on gums, teeth hurts, gums thin. What to do?

teeth hurt, my gums are thin, I have white spots on my gums, and I have poor credit. Also I dont qualify ...
 

What is the cause of black, painless lines on gums?

hi, doctor ... i am 22 years old ... i have a crown in my front tooth(probably when i was 13 or 14 years old) .... but just noticed that through out my gums there are black lines .... even in the lower ...
 

What causes black gum line?

I am very concerned about my teeth turning black at the gum line. It also looks like they are eroding in the same area. I have recently been diagnosed with sugar diabetes. I also suffer from major ...
 

White spot on the gum not healing. What is it?

Hello, Last night after brushing my teeth I noticed a new tiny little white spot just under my gum ... if it was a lump and it instantly turned red, they was no blood on the outside of the gum it looked ...
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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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