Doctor insights on:
Bleeding Gums At Night
Started brushing twice a day and flossing at night for 3 nights now. Gums are still bleeding after brushing and flossing?How else to treat gum disease
First things first: Were you examined by a local dentist? Have you had a professional cleaning within the last six months? Gum disease cannot be treated by brushing and flossing alone. If you have calculus deposits (which you most likely do), you'll need to have the deposits scraped off your teeth by your dentist or hygienist. Brushing will not do it for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brush my teeth twice a day for at least two minutes a time but my gums are sore and bleed when brushing, is this gingivitus?
I brush my teeth twice a day for at least two minutes a time. My gums are really sore and bleed when brushing, could this be gingivitis?
Gingivitis: Brushing alone is. Not enough to prevent gingivitis. Start flossing at least once a day. When was your last visit to a dentist? It is important that you schedule an appointment for an evaluation and have your teeth cleaned. The hygienist will remove the tarter and plaque built up on your teeth and help you improved your home care. Gingivitis can be reversed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My gums are bleeding , my appointment is in four days , but I'm scared . My gums bleed especially at night ?
Bleeding gums: You are doing the right thing, namely seeing a doctor (hopefully a dentist) for an evaluation and the cause of your bleeding gums. There's nothing to be scared about. Just begin the appointment by letting the doctor know that you are apprehensive and why. Your dentist is there to help diagnose your problem and get you on the path to good dental health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes at first!: If you haven't flossed before, your gums will be inflamed and bleed. But if you floss daily, that bleeding will resolve and eventually stop. However, if you skip just one day, the inflammation will reoccur and your gums will bleed again! don't skip a day of flossing! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Waking up 3 times at night to visit the toliet for 3 nights. Last week there was pain at end of urinating. Now no more pain but freq increase at night?
Yes: Bleeding gums are not healthy and you should be concerned about this. The bleeding is caused by bacteria and the toxins the bacteria produce. They will destroy your gum tissue and if bad enough the bone supporting your teeth will be destroyed. You should see a dentist and have your teeth cleaned. Meanwhile make sure you are brushing and flossing at least twice a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not pregnant, poor sleep cycle, sleep at 4:30 am and wake up at 12:30 pm,bp 100/80 in morning all day & 130/95 at late night.have a 5 month old baby.
New Mom Body Clock: is a bit challenged after having a baby. Usually the body clock works itself out once the newborn is sleeping through the night . When sleep schedules remain out of sync, I recommend my patients unwind at night by taking a hot bath/shower then getting to a dark place at the desired bedtime every night. No light from phones or TV's. Some take melatonin at bedtime for 2 wks to help reset things. ...Read more
Stop caffiene: Avoid fluids 3 hours before bed. Get off water pills if doc says ok. Cut back on acidic beverages an citrus fruits. ...Read more
I am experiencing sensitive gums, receding gums and toothache while biting. The following also describes me: Bleeding gums. Light pink in colour help?
Just experienced vag bleeding and low. Right abd. Pain last night. Bleeding stopped this morning. At 7:00pm today bleeding restarted. Light not heavy.
Spitting up bloody phlem day after nose bleed. Very hard to stop bleeding previous night. Should I see a Dr?
Nose bleed: Yes you should see a doctor. Have someone take you to the nearest emergency facility. ...Read more
I've had bleeding gums for 1 or 2 months now.Seems to be white stuff at the bottom of my teeth arou d gums and teeth.And wake up with blood in mouth?
Perio disease : Depending on your age and whether / not you have fever and malaise, it may be one of 2 things. Generalized periodontal disease or anug. Anug is very painful, smells bad, and you lose the gum tissue point between your teeth, among other symptoms. Periodontal disease may also have bleeding gums and accumulations along the base of the teeth. See your periodontist fot evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I floss regularly and floss many times throughout the day out if habit. Could this be bad for my teeth and gums though, although my gums never bleed.
Anything in excess: Anything in excess can be bad. Use a SOFT toothbrush and floss properly. Demonstrate your techniques to your dentist or dental hygienist to make sure you are doing it properly. 2-3 times a day should be the max. Ask your dentist to monitor your dental hygiene and health of your teeth and gums. He/she then can best advise you if you are overdoing it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer