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Gum pain

Gum pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of gum pain are tooth disorder, dental caries, and gum disease. Other possible causes, such as pyogenic skin infection, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with gum pain often receive other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), dental procedures, other non-or therapeutic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx and diagnostic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with gum pain include penicillin, clindamycin, bupivacaine, propofol, chlorhexidine topical, benzocaine topical, levonordefrin / mepivacaine, acebutolol, mebendazole, biotin, vitamin a, nitrous oxide and bismuth subsalicylate (pepto-bismol) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for gum pain include age 1-4 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.9x
1-4 years
2.1x
5-14 years
0.7x
15-29 years
1.5x
30-44 years
1.4x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
0.3x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.8x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.0x
Other
1.3x
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