Gum Sores, Red Gums And Red Spots

Reviewed on 12/1/2020

Red gums and red spots on the skin can occur in conditions such as scarlet fever or other infections. Red gums can also be seen with teething in infants or with canker sores and gingivitis. If you are experiencing these symptoms, check in with your doctor, who can help determine the cause and appropriate treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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