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Yorktown Heights, NY
A 37-year-old female asked:

Please help. twice in two weeks pink blood was present in teeth while brushing. nose gums or teeth were not bleeding. could this be lung cancer? clot?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Minor gum problem: This isn't how cancer or serious thrombosis presents, period. Get with your dentist and talk about a cleaning / preserving your gum health. You may just have flossed too hard, or have gotten a bit of gumline inflammation as happens if there's some plaque in the sulcus.
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