A member asked:

My gums have been itching and bleed everytime i brush and hurt

6 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Stephen Enriquez answered

Specializes in Addiction Medicine

You need to be examined and evaluated to make sure nothing serious is happening.

Answered Aug 23, 2013

5.2k views

Thank
Dr. Ronald Achong answered

Specializes in Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery

You may have an allergic reaction or gum disease. However more information is needed. Please see a dentist for a full evaluation.

Answered Apr 11, 2013

5.2k views

Thank
Dr. Dinh Bui answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Since you are only 18 years old, this usually is a symptom of gingivitis, which is fairly easy to treat (unless you have ljp or post ljp, then it would be hard to treat). Gingivitis is inflammation of the gum. A good cleaning would be adequate. Ljp would involved antibiotics, scaling and root planing, laser, grafting, and follow ups with strict recall appointment. Ljp destroyed bone severely.

Answered Jan 9, 2016

5.2k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

Every time i brush my gums bleed, need some help with this?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

Why does my gum hurt and bleed when brushing my teeth?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

A member asked:

Every time i brush my teeth my gums bleed, is it serious?

6 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor
...