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What are good treatments for bleeding and painful gums?

See your dentist: There are a number of causes for bleeding and painful gums ( gingiva), with poor oral hygiene being a major reason. I recommend that you make an appointment with a dentist asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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I am experiencing a painful bleeding gums with braces. Help?

I am experiencing a painful bleeding gums with braces. Help?

Talk to your orthodo: If your braces are irritating your gums the sharpness of the metal bands and wires can cause this problem also oral hygiene is more difficult and plaque buildup can start irritating your gums and bleeding can result see the dentists involve d in your treatment for good advice on eliminating the problem. ...Read more

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I started getting really painful gums during brushing and bleeding gums?

I started getting really painful gums during brushing and bleeding gums?

Gingivitis, perio: Sounds like gingivitis or a more serious form of gum disease called periodontitis. A thorough exam by your dentist can determine the source of your bleeding gums. The dentist and hygienist can treat this condition or refer you to a periodontist if needed. ...Read more

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The gums on front tooth has been painful&bleeding during brushing. The gum on the tooth seem to be going back. Does it go back normal. ?

The gums on front tooth has been painful&bleeding during brushing. The gum on the tooth seem to be going back. Does it go back normal. ?

Gum disease: Painful bleeding gums coupled with gum recession can be caused by gum disease and/or improper oral hygiene. The problem is progressive and requires immediate retention. Ask your Dentist for referral to the best Periodontist (gum/bone specialist) in your area. ...Read more

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Gum in between teeth has small bright red streaks. Very painful whiteish spot under gum skin a bit below red streaks.Gum not bleeding when flossed.

Lesion: Any lesion must be examined to be diagnosed. Whether the lesion is on your toes, your elbow, or your gums, it must be visualized, palpated, explored, to be understood. Only with comprehensive diagnosis can treatment plan be properly formulated. ...Read more

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Swelling of gum. No teeth in area. Very painful started overnite-1 day ago. No bleeding. Teeth removed 1 yr ago - 45 yrs old. Ate nothing sharp

Swelling of gum. No teeth in area. Very painful started overnite-1 day ago.  No bleeding.  Teeth removed 1 yr ago - 45 yrs old. Ate nothing
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See a dentist ASAP.: There are so many possible causes i cannot list them on this site. I do know that you will only get to the bottom of this by visiting a dentist's office for an exam, correct diagnosis and proper treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What disease could cause the following symptoms: bleeding gums, loose teeth, painful and swollen joints?

What disease could cause the following symptoms: bleeding gums, loose teeth, painful and swollen joints?

Vitamin C deficiency: The symptoms you described are classic symptoms of vitamin c deficiency(scurvy). The symptoms in part or in whole could be secondary to a number of medical problems. Without more clinical information a more specific response is not possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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