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A 46-year-old member asked:

What can i do to stop my gums bleeding?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Determine Cause: You may have gum disease. Can't tell over the internet. Are you on anticoagulants? Those meds may also be a contributing factor. Your best bet is to have a local dentist examine you. With radiographs, s/he can advise you what the problem is and how to treat it. Failure to treat gum disease usually results in loss of the teeth.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What can be done to stop my gums from bleeding?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Determine cause: There are many causes that contribute to your symptoms. Your gums are inflamed. Why? Hard to tell over the internet. Make an appointment with a local dentist to be evaluated. You may have periodontal problems.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding so much?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 26 years experience
See your dentist: I would first see your dentist. He/she may be able to help you come to an answer.
A 33-year-old member asked:

How to get my gums to stop bleeding?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
See a Periodontist: See a periodontist or at least your own general dentist for a periodontal evaluation and suggested treatment.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Would flossing make my gums stop bleeding?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Not necessarily: If your gums are bleeding, it's because they are inflamed. The cause of the inflammation, bacteria, needs to be removed. If the bacteria are present in attached calculus, inside cavities, or in periodontal pockets, flossing will not help. Since your gums are bleeding, see a local dentist to find out why. It just might save you from wearing removable teeth.
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A 35-year-old male asked:

How do you stop your gums from bleeding if you get hit?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
Dentistry 12 years experience
Like trauma?: If you experienced trauma to the face or mouth an are experiencing bleeding that is not stopping, you should see a dentist for a proper exam. You may have a fracture of tooth, perhaps the bone, or maybe both. Early intervention is important to ensure a good outcome. The bleeding should stop eventually unless you have serious trauma or lacerations which need to be treated by a doctor.

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