swollen and painful gums
Diseases that can cause this symptom:
HIV / AIDS
HIV stands for “Human Immunodeficiency Virus”, the pathogen that weakens the human immune system. Infection with HIV most often occur during unprotected sexual intercourse or through HIV-infected blood. Failure to treat HIV infection means that at a certain point in time the body will no longer be able defend itself against other infectious pathogens and falls seriously ill with normally harmless diseases. This condition is then called “Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome” (AIDS). People with AIDS often suffer from pneumonia and fungal diseases.
Teething in infants is, in Chinese medicine, associated with the Stomach and Intestines. It can manifest as increased biting and drooling, sore and swollen gums, irritability, fever, crying, restless sleep and poor appetite.