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Swollen gums

Swollen gums: Introduction

Swollen gums: Swelling of the gums or the gum region. See detailed information below for a list of 68 causes of Swollen gums, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Swollen gums:

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

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Swollen gums: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Swollen gums

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Message Boards for Swollen gums

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Medications or substances causing Swollen gums:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Swollen gums 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.

Swollen gums: Comorbid Symptoms

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

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Swollen gums

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Hospitals & Clinics: Swollen gums

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Organs affected by Swollen gums:

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

Detailed list of causes of Swollen gums

The list below shows some of the causes of Swollen gums mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Swollen gums?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swollen gums. Of the 68 causes of Swollen gums that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swollen gums:

The following list of conditions have 'Swollen gums' 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 Swollen gums?

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

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Classifications of Swollen gums:

Medical Conditions associated with Swollen gums:

Dental symptoms (886 causes), Gum symptoms (181 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 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 Swollen gums:

Bleeding gums (172 causes), Gum symptoms (181 causes), Gum pain (16 causes), Tooth symptoms (886 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Gum infection (1 cause), Monilia, Oral fungal infection, Gum disease, Gingivitis, Poorly fitted dentures, Periodontitis, Chemical allergy, Toothpaste allergy, Mouthwash allergy, Leukemia

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Medical News summaries about Swollen gums

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