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Swelling in gums, not able to open mouth and drink water - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Good morning
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a small problem with my gums here, m i with the right person ?
Doctor :   Ya sure
Doctor :   i can help you with
Doctor :   proceed with your query
User :   give me a sec please
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   provide your age, gender, occupation foe medical purpose
User :   27th April 1983, male, IT Manager
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have a change of shift timings for couple of days & all of a sudden teh entire lower jaw with gums started paining
Doctor :   ok

User :   the first day was okay & bearable, 2nd day onwards the pain seem to have concentrated on the last gum of the RHS teeth set
Doctor :   do you have artificial teeth inserted
User :   today, there is a good swelling on that gum & i am facing problems even opeing my mouth, drinking water, spitting ....
User :   nops
User :   what do you think it can be, i have a photograph clicked from my cell phone, i can MMS you if required.
Doctor :   do you have any toothache or decayed tooth
User :   no

Doctor :   ya you can send the photos to YYYY@YYYY

User :   its on teh phone, i haven't set up the E-Mail system yet, so i can do that via MMS to a mobile number only
Doctor :   you can send it to0000
User :   give em a sec please
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any gum bleeding?
User :   nops,
User :   i've sent the image on your phone
Doctor :   one second please

User :   sure
Doctor :   iam unable to retrive the photos
User :   can i call you back, i have some work ... we can talk on the phone while i complete them
User :no problems , i can explain that verbaly
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   do you have any more queries
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