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Gum Bleed Brush
Gums bleed while brushing , i take vit c 500mg daily for a month.The bleeding is controlled.I stop taking vit c, my gums bleed again.Permanant solution?
Bleeding gums: Although its true that a deficiency of vitamin c can cause bleeding gums, it may not be the sole reason you are having these symptoms. You need to see a dentist to evaluate your overall health and condition of your gums and teeth to rule out other causes of your problem. In the meantime, make sure you are brushing and flossing properly (see image). Brush after every meal and floss every night. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My breath has smelt acidy the past 2 days.cause? How do I fix it? I have gerd, post nasal drip. Recently gums bleed when brushing. Crown 1month ago
My tongue is white at the back, with a slight yellow tint in the middle. So i try to clean it with my tooth brush, taking the color away from the places i can reach. But at the end of the next day it's the same color again.My gums bleed when brushing?
Infection: Tongue coating and bleeding gums may be from infection(s). Please see your Dentist to have your problems diagnosed and properly treated. ...Read more
Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The left side of my mouth hurts constantly. Gums bleed when brush, teeth sensitive, I believe I feel the nerves in the pockets. Pain relief? Recommend
Treatment: It sounds like you may have periodontal disease. In the short term, you can use ibuprofen, but the most effective long term pain relief will be from having the area treated. Pain is not usually present until periodontal disease becomes severe, so you may consider seeing a periodontist who specializes in this type of treatment sooner rather than later. Hang in there! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If you have a yeast overgrowth in the mouth or thrush, can it get into the bloodstream if your gums bleed while brushing your teeth?
bump above tooth on gum picked it and no pus.turned into white patch.sent pic to dentist said it was canker sore.no pain gum bleeds when brushed.
Dental Exam: Depending on the level of inflammation, you likely have some degree of gum disease. Your dentist should be able to diagnose it for you and lay out a game plan to help you treat it. Remember, your home care is vital for a successful outcome. You will need to floss daily as recommended by your dental team. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a periodontist: Bleeding gums are a sign of one or many problems. Have a periodontist evaluate you if you are just brushing too hard with a too firm brush that would cause bleeding but so will gums that are infected and if not treated can progress to bone damage to your jaw. ...Read more
Gum inflammation: Gums should not bleed unless there is 1)gum inflammation and brushing establish a drainage, 2)trauma to the gum using hard/medium bristle brush, 3)tooth or periodontal abscess 4)underlying gum disease that is needed to be treated. Normal healthy gum should not bleed. Check with your dentist. ...Read more
Gingivitis: Occasionally, gum may be inflamed due to local area of food impaction. This will cause occasional bleeding during brushing. It should not be permanent or chronic problem as bleeding tends to occur in the same area every time you brush. This means there may be an underlying cause. Diagnose and treat it with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Periodontal problem: Your gums are inflamed from improper or inadequate tooth brushing and flossing. It's like scrubbing your knee after you just fell and scraped it. See your dentist for a periodontal (gum) evaluation, cleaning and treatment if necessary. This is best to catch and treat in the early phases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many factors: There can be a number of factors that may be involved if your gums bleed when brushing. All the way from systemic disorders, to normal conditions like pregnancy to mechanically brushing too forcefully to a certain level of gum disease. Ask your general dentist to help you which is at play in your situation, he/she is the real expert and pro in this area. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
A lot or a little?: Sometimes, accidental trauma will cause tiny point bleeding on your gum. That would be normal. However, if spontaneous bleeding occurs every time you brush, this would indicate an underlying periodontal disease that needed to be diagnosed and treated. Good brushing will always help the bleeding but will not treat the disease. Check with your dentist/periodontist. ...Read more