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Gum swelling

Gum swelling:
  1. Gum swelling: Introduction
  2. Causes (42 conditions)
  3. Treatments
  4. Drug interactions (2 listings)
  5. Definitions

Gum swelling: Introduction

Gum swelling: Gum swelling occurs when there is puffiness or enlargement of the gums. See detailed information below for a list of 42 causes of Gum swelling, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Gum swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Gum swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Gum swelling Treatments

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Drug interactions causing Gum swelling:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Gum swelling 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.

  • Fluoxetine and Clarithromycin interaction
  • Intravenous Fat Emulsion and Cyclosporine interaction
  • more interactions...»

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Causes of Gum swelling listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Gum swelling as a symptom include:

Definitions of Gum swelling:

Non-inflammatory enlargement of the gingivae produced by factors other than local irritation. It is characteristically due to an increase in the number of cells. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p400)
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Detailed list of causes of Gum swelling

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

How Common are these Causes of Gum swelling?

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 swelling. Of the 42 causes of Gum swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 37 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gum swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Gum swelling' 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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What are the alternative names for Gum swelling:

Gingival swelling, Gingival hyperplasia
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