There are many causes of swollen gums
. It could be bacteria or a lack of a certain vitamin that can lead to swollen gums
. Gingivitis, scurvy, periodontitis are few possibilities. The symptoms of gingivitis are swollen gums, bad breath, easily bleeding of the gums during flossing or brushing and gums may appear red-colored. Scurvy can lead to swollen bleeding gums, weakness, joint pains and muscle pains.