What Causes Dark Spots On Gums?
Dark spots on gums can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
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Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose dark spots on gums, we could:
- Research the topic
- Find a doctor with the time
- Use a diagnostic computer system.
The process is the same, whichever method is used.
Step 1: List all Possible Causes
We begin by identifying the disease conditions which have "dark spots on gums" as a symptom. For example, mercury toxicity.
Step 2: Build a Symptom Checklist
We then identify all possible symptoms and risk factors of each possible cause, and check the ones that apply:
gums that bleed easily
abnormal taste in mouth
being an unsocial person
moving white lines across nails
severe fatigue after slight exertion
chronic mild mouth soreness/sores
much past amalgam filling removal
... and more than 30 others
Step 3: Rule Out or Confirm each Possible Cause
A differential diagnosis of your symptoms and risk factors finds the likely cause of dark spots on gums.
Arriving at a Correct Diagnosis
is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
In the Mouth/Oral Symptoms
section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™
will ask the following question about dark spots on gums:
Do your gums have dark spots or areas?
→ No / normal pink color / don't know
→ Yes, at least one
→ Yes, more than one, or a larger area
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate dark spots on gums, The Analyst™
will consider possibilities such as Mercury Toxicity (Amalgam Illness)
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