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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
And ???: What are you doing to to get bruised? If they are bruised, they were injured. Night sweats? What's your question?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Grimm
24 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: Bleeding gums is most often from improper hygiene. When plaque bacteria are not completely cleaned from your teeth, the byproducts of their "living" ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See your doctor: This can be from a serious blood condition causing low platelets. Usually, there are other symptoms too, such as fatigue, and maybe a rash. If you h ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Improved oral hygien: Is a baseline. Invest in an oral b triumph mechanical toothbrush and a waterpik ultra unit and use it regularly ( brushing well at least twice a day ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See dentist: probably a periodontal condition See your dentist for evaluation.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
First things first: Were you examined by a local dentist? Have you had a professional cleaning within the last six months? Gum disease cannot be treated by brushing and f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joaquin Siles
46 years experience Prosthodontics
Bleeding gums. : Healthy gums do not bleed. Gums are sore and bleed ? Is gingivitis.You need professional cleaning, perhaps periodontal treatment.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joaquin Siles
46 years experience Prosthodontics
Brushing?Bleeding: Yes, you are right. You do have gingivitis. Need to see your dentist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Soft brush: Use a soft brush, brush lightly including the gums even if they bleed, and use floss. Over time, they will stop bleeding. Make sure to follow up with ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding gums: You are doing the right thing, namely seeing a doctor (hopefully a dentist) for an evaluation and the cause of your bleeding gums. There's nothing to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: If you are biting your cheeks at night, then your jaw is moving while not aligned properly. This can easily cause next day headaches. Ask your dentist ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
Yes, : Normal , healthy gums should not be bleeding during brushing and flossing, but when a specific site or sites are bleeding it is a clear sign of gum ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: You probably have a bladder infection. See your doctor for a urinalysis and urine culture, and likely an antibiotic will be prescribed while awaiting ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Bleeding gums are not healthy and you should be concerned about this. The bleeding is caused by bacteria and the toxins the bacteria produce. They w ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the doctor: It is past time for a visit to your gynecologist!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Zengo
28 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
New Mom Body Clock: is a bit challenged after having a baby. Usually the body clock works itself out once the newborn is sleeping through the night . When sleep schedul ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Stop caffiene: Avoid fluids 3 hours before bed. Get off water pills if doc says ok. Cut back on acidic beverages an citrus fruits.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you eat after brushing and go to bed, sugars and acids begin to work on your teeth and bacteria overgrow. The who purpose of brushing is to remove ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Implantation: Generally no significant bleeding to maybe spotting..Large amount of bleeding other things need to be considered. See gynecologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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Gum disease: For specific individual advice you will need to see a doctor or dentist licensed in the US. Here is some general information on gum disease: http://p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some possibilities: Without knowing your regular menstrual cycle pattern, this is difficult to answer. However, if it occurred at about mid cycle the pain and slight blee ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Nose bleed: Yes you should see a doctor. Have someone take you to the nearest emergency facility.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Both related: The white stuff at the gum line is most likely plaque and calculus, which in fact would be the cause of the bleeding gums from periodontal (gum) disea ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
You should be fine..: Flossing is not abrasive and does not use any harsh products. Done correctly, you will not be damaging your gums. Flossing will go a very long way in ... Read More
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