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Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
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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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I had a dental clearance about 4 weeks ago. I started

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I had a dental clearance about 4 weeks ago. I started getting severe pain in my gums. I had a few bony particles come through. The dentist said I had an ulcer. My pain is so severe that I have been taking increased doses of my endone and OxyContin which I have for chronic pain. I'm also taking anti inflammatory medication and using topical ointment. What could be wrong
Submitted: 22 days ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Behere replied 22 days ago.

Hello,

Thanks for posting your question on Just Answer.

To help me make a better diagnosis, can you upload a photo of that area here?

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Regards,
Dr. Behere

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
I don't think I could get a picture of it.
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
You can see bits of the jaw. The ulcer is right by it
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Lower back of the jaw
Expert:  Dr. Behere replied 22 days ago.

Hello,

Im sorry but the nature of your question is such that a photo would be required for a confident answer from me. Would you like me to opt out, so that another expert can try to answer it by guesswork, without a photo.

Regards,

Dr. Behere

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
I'd just like some suggestions of what it might be. If it's fairly normal that's ok but it the pain makes me think that something is wrong
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
If I need a photo this conversation should end. I suppose guesswork isn't very helpful
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Customer: replied 22 days ago.
I'm on my iPad so couldn't get a photo anyway
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
I think I'll go to the dental hospital