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Old 07-21-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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gum trouble

Hi everyone.

I have been having gum problems. They don't really hurt or bleed or anything but they feel swollen at times and maybe ache a littler here and there. It comes and goes and I'm pretty sure its the reflux.


I did a search and see others having similar trouble.

what do you do? Do I go to the dentist for help or my gastro? Can I take anything for it? Any mouth wash?

I'm already on what I think is the best medicine out there - Dexilant? Wonder if anything can be added?

Ugh - I'm lost - please help.

 
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Old 07-21-2012, 11:05 PM   #2
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Re: gum trouble

I brush with baking soda toothpaste. It may counteract stomach acid. If your back teeth are in danger of erosion, you can get sealants put on them.

Also, flossing every night helps keep gums healthy.

 
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