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Causes of Swollen Gums and Swollen Gums Remedies

One man is having a lot of body sores and also has swollen gums. Doctor says it is because of Asthama or wrong medication or side effects of some medication. So, what is the cure?

Certain medications that are prescribed for asthma do have side effects such as body sores and swollen gums. If you have already consulted your doctor regarding this problem and diagnosis is that the problem is due to the asthma medication, then you need to work with your physician to either replace the medication that is causing these side effects or else reduce the dosage of the same. If you want, you can take care of these problems using certain natural remedies. But since you cannot stop any of your prescribed medications for asthma, make sure that you follow these remedies only after consulting your doctor about them to avoid any kind of further adverse reaction.


What to do for Swollen Gums? Treatment for Swollen Gums

For swollen gums, you can dilute hydrogen peroxide with water, where hydrogen peroxide is one part and water is ten parts, and rinse your mouth with it at least thrice a day. Follow this rinse immediately with a salt water rinse. This will not only take care of the swelling but will also ease some of the pain. To numb the pain, you can also apply almond extract directly to the swollen gum. An age old remedy that is highly effective is the application of clove oil to the infected area. You will need to apply this at least 4-5 times a day to derive faster results. You can also make another rinse by mixing 10 drops of tea tree oil to one cup of warm water. Tea tree oil has antiseptic and anti-fungal properties that will help take care of the infection that has caused the swelling.

For the body sores the best thing that you can do is apply a paste made from turmeric powder and clarified butter. You can clarify the butter by boiling it till it clears. This will not only soothe the sores but also help in healing them. To soothe and cool the sores you can also apply a mixture of sandalwood water and rose water. Olive oil applied to the sores just before going to bed will also help in healing the sores. Another thing that will go a long way in healing the sores is the application aloe vera gel. Preferably try and apply freshly squeezed aloe vera gel. For this you will need to get leaves of aloe vera and extract the gel from them. Sores also have this irritating tendency to cause itching and scratching. To take care of this extract cucumber juice and mix honey in it. Apply this mixture to all the affected areas of your body on a daily basis.