Oncology (General Cancer)/Soar in Left Gum

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I developed some swelling in my left gum near to tooth about three months back.Dentist examined cleane the mouth and gave some medicine (zenoflux) for 5 days mouth wash .It subsided when I took medicine again reappeared ,I again consulted the dentist  X RAY was taken everything normal except swelling Salt water gargling was suggested I followed but even after three months its not decreasing rather it has increased I consulted another dentist he also took x ray everything normal now he has suggeted gum surgery and biopsy .I am slightly worried

I don t have habbit of tobacco or cigrattes ,there is as such no pain in swelling area but discomfort is there .Please guide

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I do think you should follow the advice of your dentist to have the surgical biopsy and have it soonest! Good luck!




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