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What causes gum bleeding?

What causes  gum bleeding?

Inflammation: Bleeding gums is most often from improper hygiene. When plaque bacteria are not completely cleaned from your teeth, the byproducts of their "living" on your teeth causes an inflammation in your gums and with inflammation comes increased blood flow. There are some systemic diseases that can cause bleeding gums as well, but it's usually dental plaque. Check with your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Heldman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How to stop a bleeding gum?

How to stop a bleeding gum?

Visit a dentist: Red, bleeding and swollen gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis can lead to the tooth loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my gum bleeding?

Get a cleaning: If it's been awhile since you last cleaning then i recommend you go in for one. Bleeding can indicate gingivitis, periodontal disease, or in rare cases something worse. It's best to see a professional for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it good cure salt with warm water for gum bleeding?

Is it good cure salt with warm water for gum bleeding?

Warm salt water: Is not likely to help much or at all. Chronic gum bleeding is often related to gingivitis and periodontal disease. Please seek an exam from your dentist or a periodontal specialist for this bleeding for a proper diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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Can even a little gum bleeding during flossing indicate gum disease?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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Can even a little gum bleeding during flossing indicate gum disease?

NO: A little gum bleeding during flossing may indicate improper flossing technique. Floss cuts into the gum and causes an injury which termed stillman cleft. Press the floss to either side of the teeth prior to moving down the gum between teeth. Occasionally, gum bleeds due to food or lodging between teeth obstructed the flow of crevicular fluid. Flossing induces bleeding which improves drainage. ...Read more

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Im having bleeding gum...if I eat food with blood does it makes me exposed to hiv?and should I b worried about that

Im having bleeding gum...if I eat food with blood does it makes me exposed to hiv?and should I b worried about that

No: HIV cannot be caught from eating cooked meat. Dr. Malerman's caution about advanced gum disease should be heeded to prevent real trouble in future. ...Read more

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Gum bleeding was gone with 7- B12 inj 500 mcg daily.after the loading dose,it started again.taking sublingual.but does not help? cause of Gum bleding?

Gum bleeding was gone with 7- B12 inj 500 mcg daily.after the loading dose,it started again.taking sublingual.but does not help? cause of Gum bleding?

Infection: Probably gum disease. Easily treatable by a competent Dentist or Periodontist in its earliest stages. Treatment becomes more complex as disease advances. Please make appointment with Dentist. Unless lab tests show that you have a B12 defficiency (seen often in strict vegetarians), bleeding gums most probably due to infection. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

Inflammation: Inflammation is the cause of bleeding gums. What exactly is causing your gums to be inflamed can be determined after a thorough exam with radiographs and a full medical history. Call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Gum bleeding, amoxicillin is good for it?

Gum bleeding, amoxicillin is good for it?

Get treated: See your dentist or periodontist. Gum bleeding is a problem that needs professional care. Good prophylaxis, with proper homecare is essential. There can also be systemic reasons for gum bleeding. For these reasons, see a professional. Certain conditions may necessitate an antibiotic also, but only a professional can determine this. ...Read more

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What can I do about gum bleeding around one tooth?

What can I do about gum bleeding around one tooth?

Go to dentist...: It may be something simple about this tooth...It may be decay, a faulty filling or crown or you may have a pocket. You may also have something stuck below your gums too. Go to your dentist and with an exam and x-ray you problem should be solved. ...Read more

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Why is my gum bleeding after root canal done 3 weeks ago?

Why is my gum bleeding after root canal done 3 weeks ago?

That's strange: Bleeding from the gums is not common after a root canal, especially 3 weeks after. It could be an unrelated problem, but you should definitely return to your dentist to have it evaluated. Most bleeding gum problems are due to an irritation in the area like plaque accumulation or a rough filling. ...Read more

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I am 15 weeks 5 days pregnant.I have gum bleeding .How to cure?

I am 15 weeks 5 days pregnant.I have gum bleeding .How to cure?

See a dentist: See your dentist. Your hormones change during pregnancy which make your gums very prone to bleeding if there is any thing irritating them. Brush and floss corectly and have your teeth cleaned by a professional. There is something called pregnancy gingivitis which is probably what you have. ...Read more

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Can warfarin sodium cause gum bleeding?

Can warfarin sodium cause gum bleeding?

Yes! See Physician: If your warfarin level becomes too high your gums can bleed, in this case you would be at high risk of hemorrhage, seek medical help inmediately. If your gums are healthy due to regular visits to dentist and good oral home care, then no gum bleeding. ...Read more

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Facial pain after dental work and Gum bleeding ?

Facial pain after dental work and Gum bleeding ?

Immediately: Remember that "dental work" are surgical procedures and may have a protracted healing time. If you are in pain, if you have bleeding or swelling, immediately call your treating Dentist and report your concerns. He/she may want to see hoofer reevaluation. Call now. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for removing pyria (gum bleeding)?

Dr. Kini Tran Dr. Tran
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What are some natural remedies for removing pyria (gum bleeding)?

Depends: Bleeding gums is a sign of gingival inflammation. Warm salt water rinses for 1 min 2x/day may help with gingival inflammation with flossing, brushing gently at the gum lines, and antibacterial rinse like listerine can help. But if the bleeding still persist, then you must go see your dentist for proper evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more

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I have another maxillary sinus cyst but why is my gum bleeding?

I have another maxillary sinus cyst but why is my gum bleeding?

Unrelated: Gum bleeding is a sign of gingivitis which is unrelated to your maxillary sinus cyst. You should see your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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How can a long standing halitosis and gum bleeding be cured besides oral hygiene?

How can a long standing halitosis and gum bleeding be cured besides oral hygiene?

Halitosis: See a dentist to rule out all dental causes and a physician, if necessary, to rule out all medical causes. The cause(s) will determine the treatment and prevention. ...Read more

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Gum problems: gum bleeding but no tartar nor any swelling. Also no bleeding while brushing. What is going on?

Gum problems: gum bleeding but no tartar nor any swelling. Also no bleeding while brushing. What is going on?

See a dentist: If you experience bleeding gums, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, call a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a bad breath since 4 years.I had a gum bleeding 3 months ago & had treatments.But i still do have the bad breath without any gum bleeding?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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I have a bad breath since 4 years.I had a gum bleeding 3 months ago & had treatments.But i still do have the bad breath without any gum bleeding?

Simple solution: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...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?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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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?

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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Dr. Alan Patterson
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