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What is the definition or description of: gum bleeding?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Bleeding gums: Spontaneous bleeding or oozing, or bleeding/oozing after brushing, eating, pressure, etc., is indication of Gum Disease, a progressive inflammatory infection. See Dentist or Periodontist (gum specialist) for treatment. Rarely bleeding gums seen in systemic or genetic diseases (hemophilia, leukemia, diabetes, etc.), in which case medical treatment required.
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