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Tongue bleeds after cleaning

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Tongue coating and bleeding gums may be from infection(s). Please see your Dentist to have your problems diagnosed and properly treated.

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Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
Irritation?: If you have done anything to irritate your tounge, then no, it probably isn't dangerous, but a red and white lesion that bleeds on brushing without a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Platelet problem?: Need to see your doc and have a complete blood count to look at platelets and red cell counts. Might also be worthwhile to look at liver function. Do ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Could be: By aggressive teeth cleaning, i'm assuming deep teeth & gum cleaning (scaling & root planing). Healthy gums do not bleed but if you haven't been floss ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No: The presence of Fluoride in your mouth cannot cause an infection. Bacteria and other pathogens cause infections. I recommend you discuss your concerns ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
No: If your tongue is bleeding, then by definition it's something. You just are not aware of what it is. You should see a physician or dentist to determin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cregger
14 years experience Dentistry
Irritation: It seems the taste buds on your teeth were either physically or chemically irritated, maybe burned or some other sort of trauma. I would have this ch ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: Use a sterile gauze or a tea bag applied to the site with pressure for 30 minutes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Krendl
16 years experience Dentistry
Visit your Dentist: A quick visit to the dentist can determine the cause and determine the course of treatment.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Probably Bleed: Most likely there will be some bleeding and pain. You may need to see a professional if you are unable to stop the bleeding. Consider going to an EN ... Read More
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