A male asked:
I wake up in the morning with a funny taste in my mouth and spit out blood i got told it was poor hygiene is it true my gp gave me a mouth wash ?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Gingivitis: We dont know anything about you, not even your age let alone medical history, medications or dentogingival health. If your gp examined you and found evidence of peridental or gingival disease that is causing the bleeding and dysguesia then that is more reliable than our guesses. I suggest consulting a dentist.
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Dr. David Satloffanswered
Pain Management 42 years experience
Gum disease: Periodotal disease is a gram negative anaerobic rod bacteria and it causes bad tastes,odors and bleeding. See a dentist
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Dr. Arnold Malermananswered
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Bleeding gums: Indicates gum disease, bacterial infection of the gums. Often the infection is allowed to take hole, or is exacerbated by, poor oral hygiene. For example, brushing and/or mouthwash will not clean between teeth. You have to WaterPik or floss daily. Advisable to see a gum specialist, a Periodontist, to return you to optimum soft-tissue health. Then your General Dentist can help keep you that way
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Last updated Aug 25, 2017
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