Red Gums & Pain, HELP! (Urgent)

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    86BE51F5-E608-4858-B1E1-F71B9CEA425E.jpeg Please help!
    In the lower left side of my mouth, my gums are red and it is very painful. Advil isn’t even helping anymore! What is this, and what can be done to heal it? Help!
     
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    Have you had cold sores before? It could be herpetic (viral). Have a doctor prescribe you acyclovir.
     
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    I do get canker sores often.
     
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    F7126443-E90A-4974-9AC5-97367681B3B2.jpeg Another photo taken today.
     
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    Good photo. I think it is herpetic gingivostomatitis that can be treated with Acyclovir.
     
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