worried about my gums

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    Hi, I'm a little worried about what is wrong with my gums. Over the past 3 days my gums have been sore and bleeding at night. Within the last 12 Hours, they started getting really puffed up with some discoloring as you can see in my picture. I can't afford a dentist right now, just started a job so I have no benefits. Is this something that is an emergency or is it likely just an infection that should go away? Thanks
     
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    I think its likely that I have gingivitus and need to see a dentist, as I said, I just can't afford it at the moment until I get some coverage
     
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    It is severe form of gingivitis and you need to get a periodontal treatment at its earliest.
    Gargling with luke warm saline may reduce the bleeding and swelling to some extend,but is not the exact treatment.

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