Top
20
Doctor insights on: Bleeding Gums After Pregnancy

Share
1

1
During my pregnancy and my breast feeding I've suffered from gum bleeding, my doctor said its related with hormonal change is that true?

During my pregnancy and my breast feeding I've suffered from gum bleeding, my doctor said its related with hormonal change is that true?

Yes: Pregnancy gingivitis.

But, you can do a lot to minimize the problem, which includes: more frequent professional teeth cleaning (every 3-4 months), perfect oral hygiene (quality electric toothbrush, floss, stimudents or rotapoints to "toughen" up the gums), good sleep, good diet, less stress, etc. ...Read more

See 7 more doctor answers
Dr. Sewa Legha
4 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Bleeding gums, noticeable chest veins, slight bloating, but 3 negative urine pregnancy tests? (1 was taken on a different day) still pregnant?

Bleeding gums, noticeable chest veins, slight bloating, but 3 negative urine pregnancy tests? (1 was taken on a different day) still pregnant?

Home pregnancy tests: Are quite accurate. Multiple negative tests make pregnancy extremely unlikely. You may have a hormone imbalance.

However, your bleeding gums and noticable chest veins need to be explained. Please see your doctor for a full history of physical and appropriate laboratory blood tests. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

See 4 more doctor answers
4

4
Bleeding gums. What can I do.? .

Bleeding gums. What can I do.? .

Dental visit: Bleeding gums are a sign of periodontal disease. People with this problem should start using a mouthwash (listerine) 3x a day along with brushing and using floss. A dental visit with a cleaning is also necessary. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How do you treat bleeding gums?

How do you treat bleeding gums?

Dental cleaning: A good cleaning and proper home care w/ brushing and flossing solves most bleeding problems.
Rarely, certain hormonal conditions or medical conditions can cause this even w/ good home care. In these cases your m. D. Needs to work in consult w/your dentist.
A periodontist is best to treat complex cases. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
What is a cure for bleeding gums?

What is a cure for bleeding gums?

Evaluation needed: You shouldn't try to treat gum bleeding without a a clear diagnosis. It may be gingivitis (and this is not trivial). It could also reflect more systemic bleeding problems. Either way, you need a diagnosis, and probably intervention. If there are no other signs of easy bleeding, start with a good dental evaluation, then if more answers are needed, see a good internist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What to do to prevent bleeding gums?

What to do to prevent bleeding gums?

Visit a dentist: If you experience bleeding gums when brushing and bad breath, 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, ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Is there any toothpaste to treat bleeding gums?

Is there any toothpaste to treat bleeding gums?

Yes.: Listerine toothpaste after the visit to the dentist who might diagnose you with periodontal disease. Or not. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
9

9
Should you brush bleeding gums or leave them alone?

Should you brush bleeding gums or leave them alone?

Brush, brush, brush: Brushing bleeding gums will establish the drainage and improve the color of the gum and alleviate or stop the bleeding. However, bleeding is only a sign of inflammation. You must treat the cause, i.E, food impaction, malocclusion, dental or periodontal abscess, gingivitis/periodontitis. Check with your dentist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Need toothpaste help get rid of bleeding gums?

Need toothpaste help get rid of bleeding gums?

Not: You need professional dentist or hygienist to help you with your dental hygiene and give you popper oral hygiene instruction. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
12

12
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

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
How can you rid chronic bad breath and bleeding gums?

How can you rid chronic bad breath and bleeding gums?

Drink water & floss: Most if the time, bad breath occurs from dehydration. So do your best to drink a least 8 glasses if water everyday. Good oral hygiene is also critical, including brushing and flossing. Also, see your dentist for regular check ups and cleanings. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Is there a toothpaste to help get rid of bleeding gums?

No: No toothpaste will get rid of bleeding gums. Bleeding gums indicate that you have periodontal disease.

This needs to be evaluated by your dentist to determine whether it is in the beginning stages, or more advanced.

You may need just a deep cleaning, or you may need more thorough periodontal treatment. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
15

15
Does bleeding gums while kissing be an exposure to hiv?

Does bleeding gums while kissing be an exposure to hiv?

Unlikely: Unless the person you are kissing is the one bleeding and you have open lesions this is very unlikely. And am also assuming the kissing is oral and not genital. Hiv is gotten by transfer of blood or tissue or intimate sexual contact. It is not easy to get. If you think you may have been exposed go and get tested. Always best to know early and start treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
What can I do for my bleeding gums without going to a doctor?

Oral hygene: Optimize brushing and flossing, if your gums continue to bleed, see your dentist. Chronic gingivitis not only leads to tooth loss, it affects your whole body.
Other rare causes may need to be explored, including bleeding disorders. ...Read more

17

17
What are some natural remedies for removing pyria (gum bleeding)?

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

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
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

19

19
Should you brush on bleeding gums even if it's just a little blood?

Should you brush on bleeding gums even if it's just a little blood?

Brush, brush, brush: If you are using a soft brishle brush, there should be no problem brushing on bleeding gum since it wll not traumatized the gum and will help to stop the bleeding with good oral hygiene effort. ...Read more

20

20
What can I do to address bad breath, bleeding gums, and sensitive gums?

What can I do to address bad breath, bleeding gums, and sensitive gums?

Dental cleaning: Everything you described are caused by the bacteria that cause gum disease. It is time to make that trip to the dentist and get checkup and through cleaning...Laser treatments are also very effective. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
352 Doctors shared insights

Bleeding Gums (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


Dr. William Singer
1 Doctor shared a insight

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