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A 35-year-old female asked:

my gums bleed sometimes even if i put pressure on them with my tongue. is that gum disease?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kari Sakurai
Dentistry 32 years experience
See your dentist: It could be periodontal disease or another systemic disease causing gum swelling and bleeding. An exam with radiographs will help to determine if that is the case and how is would best be treated.
Dr. Jerry Hu
Dr. Jerry Huanswered
Cosmetic Dentistry 23 years experience
bleeding gums: If you have gums that bleed, you need to see your dentist... It can be from simply being overdue for periodontal care or cleanings, to more serious items such as abscess or k. Sarcoma. See your dentist.
Dr. Joaquin Siles
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
Bleeding Gums: Yes, it is gum disease (gingivitis). Could be local or general gingivitis. See your dds.
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: Bleeding gums on pressure is a sign of gingivitis..Get checked by dentist..Make sure you are flossing..And brushing twice..

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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