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Bruise On Gums
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Toothpick caused caused gum to be bloody red and bruised on other side. When i drink coffee it starts to throb. Will a bruised/blood gum heal?
Do i need to take antibiotics for bleeding gums? I ate some chips and bruised my gums and it started bleeding very much.So i applied pressure by cotton and it stopped in a minute or so.I took tylenol and did listerine gargles.I have no underlying heart di
Antibiotics : Antibiotics are for infections. I doubt you got an infection from a small cut like you described. Unless you become swollen and/or have pus coming out of the wound, i don't think you need to worry. Watch what you eat the next few days to allow the tissue to heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have what look an like a bruise on my gum where I had a tooth pulled four year ago what could this be?
I have developed a bruise on my gum above my top front tooth just to the right of it. There's been no trauma. I can't recall anything I've done today that would have caused it, It just appeared. (?) I use a Sonicare tooth brush. I smoke. I 40 years of ag
No allergies. Kidney/liver fine. Treated for staph infection. Skin rash, bruised gums. High WBC 16. I feel like my dr. Doesn't care what to do next?
What happens if you hit you face on the ground and your tooth is loose a little and your gum starts bruising?
I had a biopsy of the gum tissue, it came bk with traces off bruising please wot causes that 2 happen thankyou?
Biopsy results: The best person to answer this question for you is the dentist who took the biopsy. He\she knows your complete medical and dental history and has personally examined you as well. We can only give you a list of possibilities while your own dentist can either determine the exact cause or give you a pretty good educated guess. Discuss this issue with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer