Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
158 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Used crest pro-health toothpaste. Since then gums were sore, glands swollen, sore under chin, hurts when brushing.

Hi, My name is Miranda Long. I am 15 years old. I started using Crest Pro-Health toothpaste and noticed my gums were getting sore to the tough on my right side of my mouth. It is the top and the bottom. I woke up and my glans I believe were swollen i'm not positive but it's sore under my right side chin. My gums are red and slightly swollen. Last night I bit down hard and I noticed my top and bottom teeth in the back on the right side hurt to bite down hard. Then today I woke up and my whole gum top and bottom above the teeth are slightly white but above the whiteness is still a light pink color. My right side is the only side of my gums that are sore and so is were my molar tooth will eventually come. When brushing my teeth it hurts my gums on the right side. What might this be ? I looked up several things and one said I should try gargling salt water three times a day for three days. Could it be the new tooth paste? Please let me know.
Wed, 6 Nov 2013
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Medical Topics ,  
Dentist 's  Response
Hello, the symptoms which you have told that your gums are sore and swollen and the teeth hurt on biting hard it looks like that you have infection in your gums .It can occur because of poor oral hygiene as the molars are the back most teeth so sometimes it is difficult to clean them. it is not the allergy from some toothpaste because if it would be an allergy it would have involved the whole gums not only of the right side. so it is better for you to visit some dentist nearby and get your teeth cleaned.
I find this answer helpful

3 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Just under my right jaw line is some swelling and tenderness when touched. No sore throat or problem swallowing Did have dental work about one...

Recent questions on  Oral hygiene

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... my daughter is almost 4 and has had really bad breath for a few...

doctor1 MD

I m a 19 year old female and one of my tonsils is bigger than the other. I have a white line down my throat on the larger tonsil side. Its been...

doctor1 MD

I do not have a cold or flu but have lost energy andl swelling in legs and stomach. I have an appetite but nothing seems to have any taste....

doctor1 MD

Hi- This morning I woke up with a sore throat and runny nose. I also had a swollen gland on the right side of my neck under my jaw. It s not sore,...

doctor1 MD

I have swollen gums , ulcers on my tongue, and my lower lip has several canker sores. I have been taking metronidazole for the last 3 days. Is this...

doctor1 MD

Is Oil pulling good for teeth?

doctor1 MD

I am 63 years old. and have mouth ulcers. I have had them off an on since childhood. I have been told that they are viral, stress can cause them,...