I have pain in my teeth, bleeding gums during brushing, and sometimes a bad taste in my mouth. What should I do?

Q. What are the best ways to treat tooth pain, bleeding gums, and bad breath?

Answered by
Dr. Naveen Thomas
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jan 16, 2023

Hello doctor,

I am a 46-year-old male. My height is five feet six inches and my weight is 80 Kg. For the past two days, I am finding pain in my teeth and blood comes out when I brush my teeth as well. Sometimes, I feel a bad taste in my mouth as well.

Would you please guide me on the medication?



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You seem to have an abscess in either the periapical or periodontal region. Please send a picture of the area causing pain and bleeding for more details.

Use warm salt water gargle twice a day for a week. Either go see a dentist immediately or send some pictures. You will need an antibiotic like Amoxicillin 500 mg three times a day for three days along with a painkiller like a tablet Acenext-P three times a day.

The tooth will need root canal treatment or it will have to be removed to get relief.

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