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My gums are red,swollen and the skin is peeling off on the

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my gums are red,swollen and the skin is peeling off on the top and bottom.I went to a
peridontist and he said it was not a gum disease and to see my regular doctor. I have
not changed anything in my eating, no new toothpaste or medicine.Please advise as to
possible reasons for this condition which has been going on for over 2 months.
any pain with this?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
when i brush and floss my teeth...and sensitive to food touching gums where skin;has come off.
Burning mouth syndrome, which can affect any part, including gums, can be from the following
infection, which has apparently been excluded
unknown causes
over brushing, over flossing, too much mouthwash
GERD...reflux disease
certain medications....ACE inhibitors
Diabetes or thyroid
B vitamin deficiencies
hormonal problems

Thus do see your regular doctor with this list
Good luck
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