Since two to three weeks I have been experiencing buccal bleeding. I have inflamed gingiva behind one of the upper teeth. I can sense the lump with my tongue on the gum. I went to the dentist and he told me that it was gingivitis and he gave me a special mouthwash for gingivitis. But, I do not see any improvement since two weeks even after using the mouthwash. Every one or two days that inflamed part of mouth start bleeding and I have to spit and start suctioning with my own mouth to get all the blood off and then the bleeding stops. I manage to take some pictures with my phone. Please help.
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I went to an endodontist and she gave me Amoxicillin for five days. I did not take Metronidazole as she said I did not have any pus. She also said that she would not make any flap surgery if it was not necessary. She said to wait for the antibiotic response and then we would see. After taking the antibiotic, bleeding stopped and the inflammation of that area decreased significantly. Then I realized that what I had was a bacteria accumulation problem of some sort in that area. But, yesterday I began to feel inflammation in that area again, but no bleeding. I really would like to avoid flap surgery. Kindly guide.
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