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I was given mebeverine on max dose while testing is going on for IBDs told it would stop diarrhoea /slow bowels down, I have been going to toilet at least every hour, not quite diarrhoea but very soft! Feeling very ill, bleeding gums, tired, headaches and

I was given mebeverine on max dose while testing is going on for IBDs told it would stop diarrhoea /slow bowels down, I have been going to toilet at least every hour, not quite diarrhoea but very soft! Feeling very ill, bleeding gums, tired, headaches and

May need A&E (ER): Call your physician. If your dizzy or lightheaded on standing or feeling very ill you may be dehydrated and/or anemic +/- electrolyte imbalance. This can be dangerous. Go to the Emergency Room for evaluation.

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have an enlarged lympth node on the right side of my neck, bleeding gums, regular headaches near temples and irregular periods?

I have an enlarged lympth node on the right side of my neck, bleeding gums, regular headaches near temples and irregular periods?

Evaluation Needed: It is important that you get a thorough examination. All these symptoms could be related or they could all be unrelated in which an examination would help diagnose. ...Read more

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Use computer 5h/day. Left chest pain, rapid heartbeat when anxiety. Gum bleeding. Headache in the afternoon, better with rest. What should I do?

Use computer 5h/day. Left chest pain, rapid heartbeat when anxiety. Gum bleeding. Headache in the afternoon, better with rest. What should I do?

Stop stressing: Stopping stressors would be the way to go. But, given the symptoms and your age - check a EKG and ECHO to make sure you have a structurally normal heart. Check blood work to make sure you don't suffer from bleeding disorders. Check your vision. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My stomach have been swollen for two months, and I recently started getting headaches and gum bleeding.?

My stomach have been swollen for two months, and I recently started getting headaches and gum bleeding.?

3 separate condition: You have 3 separate problems that need to be addressed separately. 1. Stomach problems and headache see your PCP. Bleeding gums, see a dentist. To receive the best care, you should always first consult your primary care physician, and he/she might refer you to a proper specialist for each problem. ...Read more

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Swollen stomach for two months, headaches, and bleeding gums?

Swollen stomach for two months, headaches, and bleeding gums?

Separate issues: Swollen stomach: is this gas or weight gain, or intestines poking through the abdominal wall? Headaches: what time of day, is there nausea, photophobia and a prodrome, when do they come, do they wake you at night from sleep, are they relieved by home meds? The bleeding gums need to evaluated by a dentist ...Read more

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I've been having nausea, fatigue, dizziness, rib pain, back pain, headaches, bleeding gums when brushing teeth, knee pain, and cramping, what's wrong?

I've been having nausea, fatigue, dizziness, rib pain, back pain, headaches, bleeding gums when brushing teeth, knee pain, and cramping, what's wrong?

See your doctor: It's not possible to give you a diagnosis without doing a detailed history and physical exam. You need to see your doctor. ...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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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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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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What are the causes of children's bleeding gums?

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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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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

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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

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How often can bleeding gums mean leukemia?

How often can bleeding gums mean leukemia?

While this can: Be seen commonly in acute leukemia, and seeing large numbers of leukemia patients in my practice, I would find it common, my guess is that patients presenting to primary care docs or a dentist with bleeding gums rarely turn out to have leukemia. ...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 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

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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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What can I do for my two year old's bleeding gums?

What can I do for my two year old's bleeding gums?

Why&when it started?: The larger question is when it started and why. If the child is teething, the problem will resolve with time and good consistent gentle cleaning. Cold teething aids can help. If the gums are bleeding because of food and bacteria, then again, the answer is obvious. If the baby seems sick, different or has other bleeding issues, it's urgent to have the pediatrician evaluate. ...Read more

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I noticed bleeding gums when flossing, is this bad?

I noticed bleeding gums when flossing, is this bad?

Not good: Bleeding=inflammation. Question is, why? Incorrect flossing/brushing? Cavities? Calculus deposits? Cavities near gumline? Periodontal disease? As you can see, there are a number of possibilities, and that's why you need to be examined by a local dentist. ...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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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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Help please for diabetic with bleeding gums. What is the cause?

Infection: Gum disease is caused by bacteria. Many factors exacerbate gum disease, most notably diabetes. It is eminently treatable. With your medical history I would strongly suggest that you ask your dentist for the name of the best periodontist (gum/bone specialist) in your area. A periodontist will work with you and your dentist to bring your gum disease under control. ...Read more

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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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I have bleeding gums but I eat fruits and vegetables I don't know why?

I have bleeding gums but I eat fruits and vegetables I don't know why?

Plaque Control: While you are to be congratulated for eating a "healthy diet", there are home care practices that are crucial to having excellent oral hygiene to eliminate bleeding gums. Meet with you dentist and/or dental hygienist to get proper instruction for toothbrushing and flossing. There are also dental rinses that can help reduce bleeding gums (aka gingivitis). Meet with your dentist soon! ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a solution to stop bleeding gums?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a solution to stop bleeding gums?

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

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


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