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A 18-year-old female asked:

Why do i have whitish yellowish patches in my mouth and my mouth is dry and gums bleed when i brush my teeth ( i brush and floss every day? and have sinus pain are these related or no?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Multiple problems: Sounds like you have multiple problems, with multiple causes. Just brushing and flossing once a day won't cut it. Please see a Dentist to be examined, properly diagnosed, and properly treatment planned. Your Dentist can help you get healthy and stay that way.
Dr. Binod Verma
Dentistry 39 years experience
Must see Dentist : The white patch may be Lychenplanus but must be evaluated by Dentist . Just brushing and flossing is not enough , every one needs to have Dental visit at least twice in a year for check up and professional clinic . At times the white patches comes and disappears itself without any treatment. Many patients have the white patches increase with stress and lack of sleep , alcohol based mouth washes

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