Sore gums and pregnancy

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I'm 34+6 and yesterday all of the sudden in between two of my teeth started hurting every time I ate anything. Now today my gums, just where they meet my teeth hurt so bad and it just makes my whole mouth hurt! I've heard that women can get swollen gums during pregnancy, but it never happened with the last two and just surprised me at how fast it came on. Anyone else having this problem? And tips to help it?
I'll be 27 weeks tomorrow and he said this is best time to go. Bc early pregnancy dentist visit might affect your baby and late pregnancy might bring you to early labor. If you can, get a superficial examination, no X rays and get your softer brush. Floss every night at least.
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Hello, Such sore swollen gums can be due to gingivitis,infections,malnutrition and vitamin C deficiency,pregnancy or sensitivity to toothpaste or mouthwash . Take vitamin C supplements for some days and change your toothpaste brand and avoid using mouthwashes if your swollen gums are caused by sensitivity to toothpaste or mouthwash.Also have good oral hygiene. If the symptoms persist then pls consult a dentist and get gingivitis ruled out. Hope it helps.
Im I the only one who has very sore gums during pregnancy ugggggg all I had was one bbq wing and had to due ti soreness of my entire mouth
You could also try peroxide and water, its a natural debridement agent, it will bubble and help the inflammation of the gums and get any food particles you may have missed brushing and flossing. You swish with one part peroxide one part water just as you would Listerine. As an added bonus it does help to whiten teeth some.
I am 14 weeks with my first baby and recently started having sore, bleeding gums and one ear pops all the time. I have also had sinus issues the entire time I have been pregnant. Are they all related? Anything I can do to ease any of the symptoms? My dr let's me take Claritin once a day for the post nasal drip but it doesn't help much! Thanks ladies!!!
This is my first time carrying a pregnancy this far and today I noticed something strange. I was eating an apple and afterwards my gums were sore and swollen. I brush and floss regularly so I was quite surprised. Is this a pregnancy thing??
I have a fever now and I was wondering that fever is due to sore throat and sore throat due to gums infection? Dr give me Augmentic and Panadol for fever.Is it ok to have these tablets? Iam using mouthwash and salt water for Oral used for mouth, is it ok to used mouthwash for the sore gums? Please help me fever make me terrible,sometime it goes up and down. (99,100,101) Please tell me something for sore gums,sore throat and fever.
Has anyone during their pregnancy had problems with bleeding and swelling gums? I have always had great teeth and gums, but here lately it has been rough. I have swapped to a soft brush and toothpaste with gum protection. My gums are so sore. Any advice?
Im 6wks tomorrow and my gums are so sore! Pre preg they used to bleed when brushing but.now just do it randomly.
I went to my dentist and she said it's just the pregnancy. It should go away after pregnancy. But it's so annoying and sometimes my gums are so sore!
Could i still be pregnant if i just have bleeding and sore gums! I been feeling cramping like im getting my period! is that another syptom?
That is totally a pregnancy symptom! I'm 30 weeks pregnant and have been having bleeding gums since pretty early on. Both when I floss, and even when I'm just brushing (and I'm not brushing hard). I had this with my first pregnancy as well - it's completely normal, something to do with the increased blood volume/flow.
I got what they called pregnancy gingivitis with my second child. It was bad, my gums were sore, swollen, and when I would touch them they would start bleeding. I even scheduled an appointment to see my dentist and they wanted to numb my whole mouth and basically use a water pressure underneath my gums I was like NO THANK YOU. I noticed that my gums got better when I cut out sugars.
This toothpaste is protection for healthy gums and really helps during pregnancy. Hope this helps.
I spit it out and washed with water immediately. I have minor bleeding gums,and I am afraid that the milk may have touched my bleeding gums and infected it while I was spitting. I became all paranoid at around 10 days after the exposure and developed a sore throat. It went away in 5 days. I went to talk to the lady later. She said she didn't have anything but she didn't sound assuring. She also said she had a 9 month old baby.
I am 32weeks4 days and my gums did bleed and i had sore boobs as well but u should test or go to a clinic then u will know the truth.
I had a cavity with my son, and in my early pregnancy it hurt SO bad I had to get an antibiotic for it, also sore or sensitive gums, and bleeding gums are common during pregnancy.
My throat has been dry and sore for the past 6 days and it hurts to eat and swallow, but also ive been having headaches. I've been drinking along of water and orange juice to see if it will help my throat but it hasnt and i just looked in my mirror and my tonsils had white stuff on them. I gargled with warm salt water but it didnt help at all.
My teeth are a little sore...do I need more calcium? My teeth are healthy so I don't know but I made an app. with the dentist just to be sure.
i been having lower back pain and my breast was sore from last week and the week before that the whole time.
So, I've always been very anal about my teeth had a lot of work done to make them "perfect" Iol.
Your gums have become irritated it's common in pregnancy, I'd recommend seeing a dentist and just having everything looked at.
Don't be surprised if your gums are sore this week. Another week after that my legs were cramping, and yes... that email stated something about leg cramps. It seems that I am gaining weight and I DO look PG. But there is no movement. It's all probably in my head. I want a baby so bad. For this month, my big O day is the 9th. DH 'wasn't up to it' last night, probably will be tired tonight and the 9th... So there goes this month's chance. It's beginning to look as likely as the lottery.
I'm 19 and its my first pregnancy too I'm 13 weeks and 4days so I'm ere if u wanna talk x
I went to the dentist a few weeks ago when I was 20 weeks and my gums were swollen. They said thats common in pregnancy and should go away after the baby is born. They said to make sure you floss&use mouth wash.
I have an abcessed tooth, a lot of cavities, no gum disease (although I have a sore on my gum since may),bad breath and a partial root canal. My first pregnancy my daughter was born early and under weight (1lbs 15oz @ 29wks) and we just lost our second daughter @ 24wks this past may. Each pregnancy the placenta stops working correctly after 20wks. I see several docs and no one knows why this happens. I have fibroids and they believe they maybe the issue, however I am concerned its my mouth.
(of course I was a b cup at most after pregnancy so it's easier to walk around with no shirt being little) Mine were so bad....cracked and scabbed over...it was really gross. My husband would see me and go 'oh that looks like it hurts'....no freaken kidding. I almost quit nursing. I talked to the dr about it. I trusted him, he was my family Dr and My DDs pediatrician....He said try and stick it out another week....and within a week or two, about 3-4 weeks after delivery...it got better...
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