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Flu, sensitive gums, tingling and sore. Is this normal ?

hello dr, i had/have flu for the last couple days, but since yesterday my gums are really sensitive (swollen perhaps) tingling and sore. is this normal? i also had a sandwich with deli meat yesterday (and i am thinking if its the cheese and the high sodium content of the meat that caused this irritation in my gums). is this normal? what can i do to feel better. thanx
Asked On : Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
swollen with soreness in gums iq sign of gingivitis
wich is inflammation do occurs sumtimes
in fever or other systemic condition due to
bad oral hygiene or drugs action.
i would advice you ro rinse your mouth with warm saline
water twice daily.also get a scaling done of teeth
by your dentist.have your normal nutritional diet.
Answered: Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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