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Swelling in the teeth and gums - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi..
User :   from last two days there is swelling in my gums
User :   with little pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have bleeding
Doctor :   from the gums
User :   actually no.. only swelling
Doctor :   Do you have foul smell?
User :   and swelling only at the end of gums... not the whole gum
User : foul smell
Doctor :   How many times do you brush in a day
User :   once in day
User :   i guess this i s because of wisdom teeth
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long it is been there
User :   2 days
Doctor :   How long is the wisdom tooth there
Doctor :   Do you have ulcer in the mouth?
User :   no
User :   hello
User :   u ther?
Doctor :   When was the last time
Doctor :   you visited the dentist
User :   i guess 3 months back
Doctor :   Do you have any chagne in the color of the teeth
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I dont find any obvious causes for your swelling of the gums
Doctor :   except your wisdom teeth
Doctor :   by the online consultation
Doctor :   For the swelling you can take DOLAMIDE tablet twice daily
Doctor :   and the Listerine Mouth wash twice daily
Doctor :   I would also ask you to see the dentist for the physical examination to see the spacing between the teeth and the jaw structure
Doctor :   misaligned teeth can cause the
Doctor :   gingivitis
Doctor :   are yoiu there
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did you follow the lines i said
User :   yes.....
User :   if it is because of wisdom teeth ..then what i can do for it
Doctor :   Do I have anything esle to answer yoiu
Doctor :   The wisdom tooth can cause malalignment
Doctor :   so cause the gingivitis
Doctor :   the dentist you see would advise only after the physical examination
Doctor :   There would be interventions to remove the teeth
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   If the wisdom tooth is impacted then
Doctor :   it is surgically removed
Doctor :   dont fear for it
Doctor :   Ok
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