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Gum symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Gum symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Gum symptoms: bleeding gums, swollen gums, sore gums, Gum infection, Gum tingling/paresthesias, Gum numbness, Gum itch, Gum bruise or other types.

Gum symptoms: Dental symptoms affecting the gums. See detailed information below for a list of 181 causes of Gum symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Gum symptoms:

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Gum symptoms: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Gum symptoms, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Gum symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Gum symptoms

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Message Boards for Gum symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Gum symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Gum symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine health of gums and teeth
    • Look for gum hypertrophy (enlargement) which occurs in monocytic leukemia, pregnancy, scurvy, gingivitis and in patients taking phenytoin, cyclosporine and nifedipine
    • Examine for enlarged spleen which may suggest Hodgkin's disease, leukemia, lupus erythematosus, thrombocytopenic purpura or aplastic anemia - all of which may cause bleeding gums.
    • Examine for petechial body rash (pinhead size red rash) which is common in any disorder that might cause thrombocytopenia (reduced platelets) and thus bleeding gums
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Gum symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Gum symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Gum symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Gum symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Gum symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Gum symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Gum symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Gum symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Gum symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Gum symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Gum symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Gum symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Gum symptoms. Of the 181 causes of Gum symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 174 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gum symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Gum symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Gum symptoms?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Gum symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Gum symptoms:

Subtypes of Gum symptoms:

Bleeding gums (172 causes), Swollen gums (68 causes), Sore gums (28 causes), Gum infection (1 cause), Gum tingling/paresthesias (10 causes), Gum numbness (11 causes), Gum itch (12 causes), Gum bruise (9 causes), Gum rash (11 causes), Gum burning sensations (13 causes), Gum hypertrophy (10 causes), Gum paresthesia/ tingling (10 causes), Gum retraction (7 causes), Tender gums (13 causes), Gum burning sensation (13 causes), Gum pain (16 causes), Bacterial gingivitis (6 causes), Bleeding gums in children (11 causes), Bleeding gums in pregnancy (15 causes), Blue line on gums in children (5 causes), Gingival cancer (20 causes), Gingival bleeding (48 causes), Gingival fibromatosis in children (14 causes), Gum abnormalities (16 causes), Gum bleeding (52 causes), Gum numbness in children (9 causes), Gum pain in children (12 causes), Gum symptoms in pregnancy (5 causes), Itchy gums in children (6 causes), Lead line in the gums (1 cause), Lead lines (1 cause), Periodontitis in children (22 causes), Spongy gums (10 causes), Gum disorders (31 causes), Gums bleeding (5 causes), Gums bruise (4 causes), Gums burning sensation (7 causes), Gums infection (6 causes), Gums inflammation (6 causes), Gums lump (9 causes), Gums numb (7 causes), Gums sensitive (7 causes), Gingival burning sensation (7 causes), Gingival infection (6 causes), Gingival inflammation (6 causes), Gingival lump (9 causes), Gingival numb (7 causes), Gingival sensitivity (7 causes), Gradual onset of bleeding gums (6 causes), Sudden onset of bleeding gums (4 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Gum symptoms:

Dental symptoms (886 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Gum symptoms:

Bleeding gums (172 causes), Gum pain (16 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Mouth infection (10 causes), Gum swelling (42 causes), Gingivitis

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