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My mom has swollen gums and white discharges on the teeth

my mom has a swallen gums and white stuff covering her (like a white cheese) gum. the dentists took out five of her lower front teeth prior to the illness. I also would like to mention as well that she starts to complain from her upper side of her mouth, ears, throat . could it be kind of cancer or ....?? I would really appreciate it if you can address my concern. I am looking forward to hearing from you.....
Asked On : Sun, 23 Jan 2011
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Dentist, Orthodontics 's  Response
The swelling would be a healing reaction to the removal of teeth. If Antibiotic coverage is not been given this is quite possible. If the extractions are done in heavy infection and trauma it might lead to carcinoma. It is best you rule out infection first by using antibiotics. This could also be Dry Socket a condition common after extraction of teeth. Also understand that these reactions are mostly seen in medically compromised individuals with Diabetes etc. Kindly Check it up
Answered: Thu, 5 Apr 2012
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Dentist Dr. Jenkins sahayam P's  Response
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how old is your mom, did she had any habits like smoking or chewing tobaco or related products. does she has any other health problems, why did they remove the teeth? Does she have a sinusitis problem before. is the cheesy stuff onthe extracted site or which place.kindly provide these so i can help u out
Answered: Fri, 28 Jan 2011
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