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What can I do for my two year old's bleeding gums?

What can I do for my two year old's bleeding gums?

Why&when it started?: The larger question is when it started and why. If the child is teething, the problem will resolve with time and good consistent gentle cleaning. Cold teething aids can help. If the gums are bleeding because of food and bacteria, then again, the answer is obvious. If the baby seems sick, different or has other bleeding issues, it's urgent to have the pediatrician evaluate. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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Hi, I just want to know what causes bleeding gums, my 2yr old's gums are bleeding I'm so worried .plz help?

Hi, I just want to know what causes bleeding gums, my 2yr old's gums are bleeding I'm so worried .plz help?

See a pedodontist: Have your dentist look at it , or you can even go to a pediatric dentist to check cause of bleeding gums wether it's due to inflammation or decay , it needs to get diagnosed and treated .. ...Read more

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3 year old son has a few petechiae and red blood in stools today, no fever. 10 month old daughter had petechiae last week and gum bleeding. Infection?

3 year old son has a few petechiae and red blood in stools today, no fever. 10 month old daughter had petechiae last week and gum bleeding. Infection?

See doctor!: You really should go see your doctor this could be an infection or something more serious. The blood in the stool and the petechiae could certainly indicate problems with blood cell lines or immune system. ...Read more

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21 years old, migraine, high pulse rate, bleeding gums, irregular periods, peptic ulcer, and rash on the skin.

2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums= Gingivitis. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! 2. See your physician for the multiple general health disorders. Rec.: see your physician for examination, tests, labs and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a gum bleeding after one year of quitting smoking of 35 years. What can I do before seeing the dentist?

I have a gum bleeding after one year of quitting smoking of 35 years. What can I do before seeing the dentist?

Good oral hygiene: Make sure you are brushing and flossing at least twice a day - best with a mechanical toothbrush and a water irrigation device (like a waterpik). 35 years of smoking has sadly taken its toll on your oral tissues. Consider seeing a dentist as soon as you can. ...Read more

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How long, on average, does it take for bleeding gums to disappear after flossing? One week? Two weeks? Several days?

Gingivitis: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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I have a bad breath since 4 years.I had a gum bleeding 2 months ago & had treatments.Now there's no gum bleeding but i still have the bad breath?

I have a bad breath since 4 years.I had a gum bleeding 2 months ago & had treatments.Now there's no gum bleeding but i still have the bad breath?

Halitosis,bad breath: and is caused from poor dental health, tooth decay.and may be a sign of other health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Rec.: see a dentist to fix your cavities and determine the cause of the problem and proper treatment. Dental cleaning is the first step for the healthy smile. ...Read more

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My stomach have been swollen for two months, and I recently started getting headaches and gum bleeding. ?

My stomach have been swollen for two months, and I recently started getting headaches and gum bleeding. 
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3 separate condition: You have 3 separate problems that need to be addressed separately. 1. Stomach problems and headache see your PCP. Bleeding gums, see a dentist. To receive the best care, you should always first consult your primary care physician, and he/she might refer you to a proper specialist for each problem. ...Read more

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Can Gingivostomatitis keep coming back in babies. My 23 mths old daughter keeps having little swelling and bleeding gums after 1 severe attack of it.

Can Gingivostomatitis keep coming back in babies. My 23 mths old daughter keeps having little swelling and bleeding gums after 1 severe attack of it.

Teeth Eruptions!!: Good day; Lightly baby teeth are erupting at present time. To keep your baby comfortable at present time -- rub and massage gum pads where teeth may erupt. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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Gum Bleeding (Definition)

Gum bleeding is a clinical condition in which the gums bleed easily with only slight trauma, including teeth brushing. This is common with poor dental care ...Read more


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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more