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Using toothpaste for gum problems, bad taste in lips. No improvement. How to correct it?

hello..hope that all of you will help me,,,im 22 years old,,male,,my concern is that my lips has a bad taste,,,how can it be cured,,,and i think i have gum problems caused it taste also bad,,,,im using toothpaste for gum problems but my gums is not improving...what should i do,,,,i dont know if this gum problem is caused by sinusitis ....please help me..gramercy
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

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Yes, acute sinusitis can give rise to all the problems mentioned by you. You need to get a CT scan of the paranasal sinuses to look for any complications secondary to sinusitis which is causing lip and gum problems.

Meanwhile, stop the paste you are using for the gum problems and drink plenty of warm water.

I wish you good health

Answered: Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Deepika Attresh's  Response
Hello & welcome
Your problem is probably related to your gums only, if you don't have any history of continuous headache, feeling of heaviness, or dizziness and vertigo while bending you can rule out sinusitis.
For gums problem only paste can't help, you have to visit your dentist for scaling and curettage.
Rest maintain your oral hygiene using hydroxyl mouthwash in 1:4 ration twice a day, massage of gums with tan-X gum paint 2-3 times a day, & warm saline rinse.
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Chaithanyaa Nemaly's  Response
hello you have any recent history of cold or pain in the mid face region?if so there are chances for sinusitis...What paste are you brushing with?When you have deposits that gets accumulated over the tooth, it creates spacing between the gums and the tooth you eat gets lodged within these spaces and gets decomposed due to the action of bacteria...this causes bad breadth....if left untreated the health of the gum is affected and results in generalized pus discharge... Get your teeth cleaned...once the tooth deposits are removed your doctor would advice you mouth rinses that would keep your oral cavity afresh...Consult your dental surgeon for further clinical evaluation and management.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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