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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience in Dentistry
YES: Bleeding is the first easily identifiable and beginning symptom gum disease. Bleeding gum is caused by neovascular genesis in the gum tissue and vaso ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Often improper brushing can cause bleeding.Brush downward on upper teeth and upward on lower teeth.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Healthy gums do not bleed anymore than rubbing your hands together should cause bleeding. Bleeding means there are small ulcers in the gum tissue that ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Infections: Fleas and mice can be potential sources of infectious diseases that can produce hematologic abnormalities. If you are experiencing these changes, howe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes. Until the pain starts.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
No. : Geographic tongue is a normal variant.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: Autoimmune hepatitis is an inflammatory condition that effects the liver cells. Antibodies from a patient's own immune system attack the cells of the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Gum disease: More likely gum disease rather than an abscess.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Likley: A combination of both in which genetics predispose you but a trigger or exposure which your body encounters turns on the autoantibodies.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: It depends on the degree of thrombocytopenia. However low platelet count < 20 k are at risk for spontaneous bleeding.Any injury with a low platelet co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No : Allergies are not autoimmune disorder. Allergy is the overproduction of ige, the allergy antibody, to various allergens in the environment. Autoimmune ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience in Dentistry
Not directly: Red gums typically involves some level of active infection process that certainly activated the immune system in that individual to a greater level. ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Definitely, no: The studies show that dentin is not recognized as a self structure by the immunologic system, being the component of the tooth makes it impossible. Ho ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Not in allopathic medicine a romantic theory falls into the too good to be true category for me. They all have inflammation incommon.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Liver and bleeding: The liver makes almost all clotting factors which prevent bleeding. When the liver isn't working correctly, these factors become low and the blood bec ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience in Pulmonology
Antiphospholipid syn: Aps.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: these are generally dealt with by rheumatologists. Good luck.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: It depends on the disease, what medications you are on, what your blood count is, and which disease. Check with your local red cross blood donation c ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Positive ANA: Conditions that can result in an elevated ANA include autoimmune disorders, certain drugs, uncommon infections, chronic lung or liver disease, kidney ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
It : It is not likely, but in medicine one never says never.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Boomershine
18 years experience in Rheumatology
NO: There is no relationship between brain metabolism disorder and autoimmune disease.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Opposite condition: Hypercoagulability is condition where you are having problem with "a thick blood" - blood clots- that your body for some reason unable to prevent your ... Read More

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