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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

I Have Some Swelling

04/14/2010

Question:

My upper lip is swelling my gums underneath hurt the pain is like after the dentist gives you the numbing stuff when it starts to wear off thats the kind of pain i have and i can feel the swelling in my nose and only the right side of my mouth is swelling. Im pregnant and i would like to know what i need to do soon as possible.

Answer:

Since this is not a common situation, I believe that you should be seen my your local dentist to have this looked at.

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Response by:

Daniel Nathan Reed, DDS Daniel Nathan Reed, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University