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Having gum bleeding, blackish gum, white discharge, dry lips. Quit smoking. Any antibiotics for gum disease? Am I having mouth cancer?

i have problem with my mouth, the symptoms: gum bleeding black gum a white substance come out from the gap between teath and gum. i also doubt that it could be a mouth cancer , because i smoke rarely for 2 years and just before a month i quit. i take alcohol very very rarely for past 2 years. i dont have any kind of lump found in my mouth, or any other symptoms of cancer. but, my lips some times are dry and i can find a small white dot and it is what i am afraid of. but it disappear when i wet my upper lips with water or saliva . i am taking self treatment for gingivitis .currently, i am in china so i cant see any english speaking doctors, as they charge money like anything. please guide me, i am from a poor family. some of my questions, what kind of food diet should i follow? what is the antibiotic for the gum disease? what is the chance of this symptoms may be a mouth cancer? any other advice for me is greatly prised . thanking you, eashwar raghunathan
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Dentist, Orthodontics 's  Response
i would like to start answering your query by telling you that thankfully you dont have any form
of oral cancer.
the white discharge oozing out of your gums is just pus from the periodontal pockets due to gum disease.
you can wait to get back to your country for the treatment which would include OPG x ray to see the condition of alveolar bone some other dental examinations.
meanwhile you can go to any local dentist and ask him to do scaling that is dental cleaning.
if periodontitis is not severe then scaling can even fix your problem.
take care
Answered: Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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