Swollen Gums, Dizziness And Pain In The Shoulders?
Pago. I am 24 years old, I have swollen gums and headaches so that my neck and shoulders ache. I wonder what the medicine is.
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Swollen gums will certainly cause discomfort, head pain, neck and shoulders feel stiff and painful. Swollen gums have many possible causes, namely:
Tooth infection Inflammation of gums Plaque or tartar buildup Bacterial or viral infection Due to sensitivity to certain toothpaste or mouthwash Pregnancy Smoking Vitamin C deficiency. sleep, dehydration or lack of fluids, low or high blood pressure, high cholesterol, blockage of blood vessels, muscle tension due to too long in front of the computer, psychological factors or stress.
We recommend that you have your swollen gums checked by the dentist, so that they can be checked so that the cause can be found, and provide treatment according to the cause. If your swollen gums have been treated and have been treated, but the symptoms of headache, shoulder and neck pain are still there, you should check with a neurologist again, for a more complete examination such as blood tests, CT> head scans, or MRI.
Several things you can do
Avoid cold and sweet drinks or food Compress swollen gums with cold water Avoid smoking and alcoholic drinks Keep your teeth and mouth clean Be diligent in brushing your teeth after eating and before bed Avoid toothpaste that can irritate your gums Routinely clean tartar at least every 6 months Get enough rest Thank you , may be useful. Dr. Nurmarwiyah