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White thing on my gum and it hurts a lot

Patient: White thing on my gum and it hurts a lot and I tried salt water but it still didn’t work

 

 

Symptoms: Pain

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.comI understand your concern.You need to use listerine mouthwash 2-3 times daily and also apply Metronidazole gel 2-3 times daily and the bump will settle down.Try to avoid spicy food for the time being.Hope this was helpful,Regards

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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