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My legs are covered in bruises and my shins hurt. I've had problems with nause, bleeding gums, and night sweats.

My legs are covered in bruises and my shins hurt. I've had problems with nause, bleeding gums, and night sweats.

Have a medical check: You should go see your doctor and have them check you and run some simple tests like a CBC and platelet count. I hope you do not have low platelet count. This would be my first thought. But many blood disorders can cause bruising especially if the platelets counts are low due to lack of production in the bone marrow or increased consumption like in itp. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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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


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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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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

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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

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What could cause bleeding gums?

What could cause bleeding gums?

Periondontal disease: It is not normal to have bleeding gums. You should see your dentist and have him or her decide how to proceed with treatment. ...Read more

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What are bleeding gums a sign of?

What are bleeding gums a sign of?

Dental and systemic: Bleeding gums could be related to gum problems, but might also represent a platelet problem and would warrant a complete blood count if progressive or persistent. ...Read more

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How to control the bleeding gums?

How to control the bleeding gums?

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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Hey what can I use to stop bleeding gums?

Hey what can I use to stop bleeding gums?

Bleeding gums: Bleeding from gums is commonly related to inflammation of gums though it can also be due to bleeding disorder or vitamin C deficiency too. Try saline rinse, take Vit C tablet and if still not improving see dentist. ...Read more

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I have bleeding gums . What should I do?

I have bleeding gums . What should I do?

Dentist: Usually indicative of gum disease, an infective inflammatory process. Depending on severity, Dentist may treat you or refer you on to a Periodontist, a gum/bone specialist. ...Read more

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Can flossing be the cause of gum bleeding?

Can flossing be the cause of gum bleeding?

The OPPOSITE - TRUE!: Only for those that floss RELIGIOUSLY ..... I mean- on Xmass and Easter....so, when you try to floss on a regular day- your gums will bleed ;-( Try to floss EVERY day for three weeks, bleeding should subside or stop ...Read more

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What are the causes of children's bleeding gums?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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What are the causes of children's bleeding gums?

Poor oral hygiene: Poor oral hygiene effort (brushing and flossing) along with frequent occurence of food impaction areas(stainless steel crown margin, diastema and/or crowding) causing localized gingival inflammation. Most of these food impactions will result in cavities development and gingivitis but rarely lead to bone loss or periodontitis except in the case of ljp of which neutrophil function defect is found. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bleeding gums?

Could it be something bad if I have bleeding gums?

Could be: Could be. However, the most common cause of gum bleeding is inflammation of the gum itself- i.e. Gingivitis. Other conditions that decrease platelet level or affect clotting system also can give you bleeding in the gum. Oral hygiene is important. See your dentist for dental/gum cleaning. However, if bleeding is excessive, you will need to see your primary doctor or perhaps a hematologist. ...Read more

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Is gum bleeding a side effect of taking fruta planta?

Is gum bleeding a side effect of taking fruta planta?

Not likely: Very unlikely. You should see your dentist for help detemining the cause of the gum bleeding. ...Read more

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What should you do to stop gum bleeding when flossing?

What should you do to stop gum bleeding when flossing?

A few days but....: Don't 'pop' the floss between your teeth and hitting the gums. Gently see-saw the floss between your teeth slowly. Once you get between the teeth gently go under the gumline to remove any plaque. I like to floss after brushing before rinsing to help push the toothpaste chemicals between the teeth. You can also rinse with warm salt water to help sore gums and keep current with your dental exams. ...Read more

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Can cat fleas or mice cause any disease in humans with petechiae and/or gum bleeding?

Infections: Fleas and mice can be potential sources of infectious diseases that can produce hematologic abnormalities. If you are experiencing these changes, however, you have a bleeding disorder that should be investigated urgently by a doctor. Please go and see somebody right away. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I sever from gum bleeding and sometimes swelling. What can I do to have a healthy gum.?

Cleaning ; hand work: Gum bleeding ; swelling are the result of dental plaque (bacteria) not being removed from the teeth/gums. First you need a professional teeth cleaning to remove tartar (calculus) which is sharp/irritating to the gums. Next comes dedicated work by you at home. This is done by proper brushing, flossing, and use of anti-bacterial mouth rinses. Your gums will bleed at first but will stop in few days. ...Read more

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Bleeding gums, what causes this sensitivity?

Inflammation: Inflammation will cause your gums to bleed. Have your local dentist in fremont determine if it's just gingivitis or the more advanced periodontitis. ...Read more

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Is there any solution for bleeding gums from bleaching?

Is there any solution for bleeding gums from bleaching?

Bleaching: Sometimes if the whitening solution touches the gum tissue it can cause sores on the gums. Rubbing vitamin E ointment on the gums is soothing. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding gums and nausea?

What causes bleeding gums and nausea?

See a dentist ASAP: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. The bacteria, along with mucus 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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What can cause gum bleeding?

Poor oral hygiene: Most commonly, the answer is inadequate oral hygiene. The plaque/bacteria accumulate on your teeth and under the gums and causes an infection called gingivitis, and in more advanced stages, periodontitis. This can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Go see your dentist today. ...Read more

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What should I do about my gum bleeding?

What should I do about my gum bleeding?

Brush & Floss: Bleeding gums are usually a symptom of periodontal disease. The metabolic byproducts of the bacteria that organize on the teeth forming plaque, chemically irritate the supporting structure of the teeth (periodontium). This inflammatory response causes swelling and capillary fragility. Brushing and flossing tear the fragile tissue resulting in bleeding. See your dentist -. ...Read more

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What is good product gum bleeding thoothpaste?

Gums bleeding: There is no gum bleeding toothpaste. See a dentist asap for a periodontal evaluation. Bleeding gums is a sign that you may have a periodontal infection. This is only treatable by a professional. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gum bleeding?

What is the definition or description of: Gum bleeding?

Bleeding gums: Spontaneous bleeding or oozing, or bleeding/oozing after brushing, eating, pressure, etc., is indication of Gum Disease, a progressive inflammatory infection. See Dentist or Periodontist (gum specialist) for treatment. Rarely bleeding gums seen in systemic or genetic diseases (hemophilia, leukemia, diabetes, etc.), in which case medical treatment required. ...Read more

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Gum bleeding. Waiting for appt for about a week and a half now?

Possible Gingivitis : Bleeding gums is mostly caused by plaque or tar accumulation which can be removed by a professional dental cleaning (every 3 to 6 months) and prevented by improving home oral hygiene. Faulty restorations/ fillings/ crowns can irritate the gums. Diet also can play a role. Certain medications and during pregnancy (hormone changes in the body) can also result in bleeding and enlarged gums. ...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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What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy?

What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy?

See a dentist ASAP: If you experience bleeding gums when brushing, 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

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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 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

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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

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Can excessive B12 cause bleeding gums?

Can excessive B12 cause bleeding gums?

No: Excessive intake of vitamin B12 may cause numbness and tingling of had and feet. Other studies seem to indicate that excessive intake of vitamin B12 may cause certain malignancies. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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


Nocturnal (Definition)

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