Sore gums and pregnancy

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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
I am sorry about your miscarriage and totally understand.. It was my first pregnancy too and i was devasted, and still am...I am doing the same thing and not letting anyone know that I think about it and worry... I don't want to put pressure on my husband and I! Your story is encouraging and inspiring.. it gives me hope! Thanks so much.. Are you having a boy or girl?
Three weeks ago my boyfriend and me were standing and he was on a boner and his penis was touching my vagina. I had a thin nickers on but was very wet and he was moving my nickers but only slightly. I know there was probably pre *** but he turned away when ejaculating. i was also on my period. i usually get a period every 25-30 days.
Not just like sore muscles but a real deep kind of sore, especially around my knees and hips. It threw me off because I haven't felt this before. Also, my gums became really sore around the same time. Any idea if this is ovulation related? My other thought was pregnancy symptoms (I had sex 24th Dec but the condom broke!). I wasn't really thinking anything of it until the other day it just all started adding up-- the sore legs, gums, and even heartburn.
Hi All Ok so i have been suffering from painfull gums and extreamly painfull teeth troughout my pregnancy... Went to the DR got something for gigevitus but that only helped for a while... Now recently my teeth have been going brittle and braking bad and still extreamly painfull any any suggestions regarding this matter? PLEASE PLEASE HELP ME !!!
2 days (according to this app thats how far a long I would be) How can I tell if my sore boobs, VERY tender nipples, some fatigue arent just premenstrual symptoms instead of pregnancy. I would like to wait a couple more days to buy a test, but I am just so anxious!! Oh & the gums of my teeth are a little sensitive.
I keep getting dizzy spells, (even though I am eating and drinking plenty), the last 3 days I noticed a bit of blood from my gums when I brushed my teeth, and about 5 DPO I was having lower back pain. I took a HPT this afternoon (about 12:30) but BFN. Is there a chance I could still be pregnant? Or are all of these just weird symptoms? Has anyone else experienced anything similar?
iam glad that im not alone, but drives me crazy ,my last LMP was march 6 , and now is april 23 no AF YET TILL NOW, I HAVE A FEW SIGN OF pregnancy, except vomiting and sore boobs, i used lots of HPT AND ALL SAY NEGATIVE, MAKES ME SAD , THEN ON TUESDAY IAM GOING TO THE DOCTOR FOR BLOOD TEST, IAM REALLY SCARED THAT MY BLOOD TEST WILL NEGATIVE
I am only thirteen weeks pregnant and my whole mouth is in agony and my gums are so inflammed and sore When i take pain killers i still feel the pain i can not bite as all my teeth hurt so much it feels like the pain when all my teeth were moving when i had braces but ten times worse any help !!!
I found your post last night when I couldn't sleep with a toothache and a terrible headache. I'm about 25 weeks pregnant and have had sensitive gums since the beginning, but this was the first ache. I tried the baking soda remedy with water and a little salt, followed by the bs paste rubbed on my teeth and was surprised how quickly it worked! So I did it one more time! So simple and almost immediate relief, well worth a shot before going to see a dentist!!
My cramps have not gone away tho and now I have a headache every day and wake up completely exhausted and nauseated and stay that way all day. My lower back is killing me and my legs keep feeling swollen and numb at night. I get stretching/pulling pains in my hips. My sinuses are going crazy....all stuffy...and my teeth have become super sensitive. I also have a ton of gas and bloating now (sorry if tmi). This has continued for about a week.
was even before conceived and i decided he was right - it was a sign of pregnancy. well now i constantly check my gums and constantly see these whitish bumps and am convinced it's a symptom. mind you i've been seeing them every month and so far no pregnancy (except for feb. which also ended in m/c) and i'm still convinced it's a symptom.
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