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I had all 4 wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago, one spot is still bleeding and all inside my mouth is black and blue,also lumby all over?

I had all 4 wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago, one spot is still bleeding and all inside my mouth is black and blue,also lumby all over?

Sounds typical: Wisdom tooth removal can be traumatic and things are at their worst 3 days after...have patience, follow your post op instructions, keep your mouth as clean as possible and things from here will improve each day. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I bite myself inside my mouth last nite and i only french kissed a sex worker today. Cannot see any bleeding from her mouth, what chance i get hiv?

I bite myself inside my mouth last nite and i only french kissed a sex worker today. Cannot see any bleeding from her mouth, what chance i get hiv?

HIV: The risk, as you describe this encounter, is minimal if present at all. Saliva usually eliminates HIV assuming the patient is HIV positive, and without the sex worker bleeding there would be little or no way for the virus to get into your system. ...Read more

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I seem to constantly bite the inside my mouth to the point of bleeding and swelling which causes ulcers. I can't work out why I do it, how to stop it?

I seem to constantly bite the inside my mouth to the point of bleeding and swelling which causes ulcers. I can't work out why I do it, how to stop it?

See your dentist: This recurring problem needs to be evaluated by your dentist. In addition to causing you pain and discomfort, the chronic irritation of your mouth can lead to bigger problems. Please make a dental appointment as soon as you can. ...Read more

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My6 years old boy is bleeding in the mouth under the tung, non stop from yesterday. What can it be?

My6 years old  boy is bleeding in the mouth under the tung, non stop from yesterday. What can it be?

SEE MD NOW: He could have a mouth injury or ulcer causing bleeding but both should stop fairly quickly in less than 5 minutes. You need to see his pediatrician or go to er if bleeding is active. If tiny streaks of blood in saliva, try letting him suck on popsicle to stop the bleeding. ? Any bleeding disorders in the family? ...Read more

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My mouth just randomly started bleeding really bad and fast too but when i rinsed it out it finally stopped. I don't have cuts and i wasn't coughing ?

My mouth just randomly started bleeding really bad and fast too but when i rinsed it out it finally stopped. I don't have cuts and i wasn't coughing ?

That is abnormal: Unless you were vigorously brushing your teeth and the gums bled. Stop smoking and if it occurs again from the mouth under same circumstances contact your dentist. If you have spontaneous bleeding from the urinary or gastrointestinal tract consult your doctor or head to your local emergency department. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding from my mouth?

What causes bleeding from my mouth?

Gum Disease: Abrasions, infection, trauma, systemic problems..The list is long. Any mouth bleeding requires the diagnostic attention of an ent, oral surgeon, dentist or first-pass look by your pcp. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop bleeding in your mouth?

What can be done to stop bleeding in your mouth?

Get checked: Most commonly bleeding comes from infected gums. How long has it been since your last cleaning? What medications do you take? It is possible you should have a cleaning under the gums but your teeth are being cleaned only above the gums. Brush teeth, gums, tongue. Floss, rinse with diluted salt water. Get a cleaning. ...Read more

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Do you think I should take to ER now? The bleeding from his mouth is what has me so worried.

Do you think I should take to ER now? The bleeding from his mouth is what  has me so worried.

Maybe: the ER can locate the bleeding and cauterize it. However, these things usually stop on their own and it may be fine by the time you get there and you will feel foolish. This could be different if there is a gentic problem and the child is a free bleeder, however, statisically this is a low probability ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more