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Gums inflamation

My gum have burning sensation and slight insensitiveness only when eating spicy food. No bleeding. A white layer present. Consulted dentists they are unable to diagonise exact issue. But they say it is not gingivitis. One doctor said it might be Lichen planus / leukoplakia. I am confused now.
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Dr. Manak Gupta
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Hi, all such conditions are very difficult to diagnose as they have the same type of features which patients experience. Firstly it's advisable to relieve your symptoms. Please avoid spicy food for some time. The kind of job you are into can be very stressful so please reduce your stress levels by daily yoga, exercise and meditation. Start eating lots of green vegetables and fruits. Take vitamin supplements for a month after consultation from a doctor. Orally u can apply ointments to relief the burning sensation.
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visit an oral pathologist. if you have deposits on teeth get a good cleaning done.
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stop worrying about the issue. that will increase your problem. stop using any tobacco product or smoking.
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Dr. Suman Makam
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Hello,you need to see an oral medicine/oral pathologist, to confirm what exactly is the white layer. Regards Dr Sumanmakam
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Better consult a oral pathologist for better diagnosis. Don't delay. If possible please upload a photo of that area
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avoid very hot and spicy foods
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Dr. Kamran
Dentist 14 yrs exp Hyderabad
Are you a Gurkha or betel chewer. If so, stop the habits. A white patch can mean anything but not worrisome unless diagnosed appropriately. Do visit and get diagnosis done properly first.
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Dr. Lakshmy Sanuj
Dentist 6 yrs exp Bangalore
Firstly please be calm. This is a temporary phase. Don't take tension about it. The stress will worsen the situation. Few things are there that u should do is 1) reduce having spicy food , have bland food for few days 2) stop any habits if u have like smoking etc 3) reduce ur stress level. 4) have food at fixed timing. If working late nights make sure u have good bland food and at right time. 5) drink lots of water 6) and last but not the least SHOW IT TO A PERIODONTIST AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.
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Dr. Shruti Joshi
Dentist 17 yrs exp Thane
Hi,Please visit a Periodontist (gum specialist ) or Oral surgeon for proper diagnosis.
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Dr. Puja Bansal
Dentist 18 yrs exp Pune
hello, you need to consult a oral surgeon to get a proper diagnosis.
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Dr. Bala Vignesh
Dentist 4 yrs exp Chennai
Hello madam, It's very early to come to a diagnosis to leukoplakia without confirmation with a biopsy.. and white spot lesions are so many. Visit a oral medicine doctor for a right diagnosis..
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Dr. Sangeeta R Deshpande
Dentist 25 yrs exp Pune
Hello.Do you work in a very stressful environment? Also do ur gums look partly red and partly white ?
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