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My gums bleed and part of my lower gum is away from my teeth what home remedies are there for this situation

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Periodontal Disease: Bleeding gums and retraction of the gums away from the teeth are signs of periodontal disease. Apart from brusing with a soft brush, gently flossing ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See dentist: This could be anything from a viral illness (if it happened all of a sudden) to a chronic infection, periodonitis. While good oral care with brushing ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: Inflammation of the gum tissue results in bleeding. Not sure what might be causing your gums to be inflamed. Please see a local dentist for a more def ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Talk to your dentist: This would be a question for your dentist. He/she knows your teeth and gums from regular checkups and can advise on specific types of toothpaste. They ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See below: Speak to your dentist in reference to your concerns. Did the dentist recommend more frequent hygiene visits or scaling and root planing? Follow throug ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If you have inflamed gingiva or pocketing or an open contact trapping food in that area (which you appear to have from your symptoms), the pain may be ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
All of the above: While periodontal or gum disease is the main cause of gum recession, aggressive tooth brushing can contribute. As I understand it, gingivitis is a mi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Trauma?: The mucosa or tissue overlying the hard palate does not usually slough or peel off unless there is some history of trauma, or some underlying patholog ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
See below. : You be amazed of how much whiter, less stained and pinker (healthier ) gums you will get just buy brushing and flossing a few times a day. By brushing ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Other than regular: Brushing and flossing, no. Sometimes bleeding gums can be a sign of something wrong with your blood clotting. You need to got to dentist for teeth cle ... Read More
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