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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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My 16 year old boys gums are swelling. Why and what do we

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My 16 year old boys gums are swelling. Why and what do we do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dental
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He's 16. 6ft 2. Normal weight. No allergies. Alerted me late last night that his 3-4 front , top right teeth gums were swelling. Today it's spread to the back of those teeth and now it's a few other teethe gum and the roof of his mouth. No fever, good appetite. No breathing problems. No potatoe chips or anything irritated the area. What's making his gums swell and what can we do to stop it. He's been through puberty (physically). Had his growth spurt at age 11
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Since how long is he having these symptoms?
Are the gums tender as well?
Do he have any other symptoms?