Inflammation of the gum area may be caused by a broken tooth, gum inflammation, or an abscess. This usually occurs after a dentist has repaired a broken tooth and another one needs to be put in. Sometimes the abscess may be causing problems for the baby.
Gum disease usually occurs after dental procedures on the jaws can irritate the gums and cause them to swell. The swellings that occur after dental work are referred to as gingivitis. This is a common problem but not always serious. When the gum becomes inflamed, it may cause your baby to cry until he or she gets well.
Homeopathic remedies are used to help the condition but the best option is to call your pediatrician to see if there is any underlying problem. Your pediatrician will look at the symptoms and then order a series of tests to determine what is causing the gum pain.
When your doctor determines that your baby has an infection or abscess that has become infected, he or she will probably order a homeopathic remedy. When your baby is diagnosed with a tooth abscess your pediatrician will likely suggest antibiotics. Antibiotics can be dangerous for your baby and should be avoided when possible.
Homeopathic remedy will not kill the bacteria or harm the baby, which is the reason you need to avoid antibiotics. Homeopathic remedies can help to clean out the abscess and will get the sore and swelling down quickly.
Mild homeopathic remedies can be administered orally, topically, or both. In general, the method used depends on the severity of the infection. The decision to administer a homeopathic remedy to your baby depends on the severity of the infection.
Homeopathic remedies usually work better when the cause of the abscess is an oral one. If the tooth is infected, oral remedies will not work because the oral cavity is not affected. In the case of a tooth abscess a homeopathic remedy can work very well.
The abscess pictures to your pediatrician are similar to pictures of the gum infection. It looks like a white clump of tissue protruding from the gum.
Usually a homeopathic remedy will be used first because the baby dentist is the best person to tell if your baby is a candidate for a homeopathic remedy. He or she may also recommend antibiotics. Once antibiotics have been ruled out, your baby dentist will tell you what to do.
If the abscess is not related to an oral infection, antibiotics may not be recommended. Antibiotics will kill the bacteria that has infected the gum and gums but they will not help the gums heal. Your pediatrician will recommend using an antibacterial mouthwash or regular brushing to keep the area clean.
Homeopathic remedy can be administered to your baby by mouth, by nasal spray, or by ointment. You can also use them as a sitz bath for their mouth to keep it clean.