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How can I stop my swollen gums from bleeding?

How can I stop my swollen gums from bleeding?

See your dentist: Swollen, bleeding gums are a sign of gum disease. That is sufficient reason for you to make an appointment to see your dentist, undergo a complete evaluation and get a diagnosis. Than you can set about to solve your bleeding and swollen gum problem! Don't delay, your teeth and health hang in the balance! ...Read more

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Swollen Gums (Definition)

Swelling in the gums is often the symptom of gingivitis or possilby more advanced periodontal disease. Left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss as well as many systemic problems- increased risk of stroke, heart attack, colon ...Read more


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How can I stop my sensitive gums from bleeding?

How can I stop my sensitive gums from bleeding?

See a dentist.: If your gums are bleeding, you are most likely dealing with a form of gum disease. You need to see a dentist to bring this under control or you risk tooth loss and also you are at greater risk of diabetes, heart attack, stroke, certain cancers and other very serious problems! ...Read more

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How can I stop my gums from receding?

How can I stop my gums from receding?

Dental care: You need frequent cleaning and to see a periodontist - take good care of your teeth. You want them to last. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I stop my gums from inflammation and swelling?

How can I stop my gums from inflammation and swelling?

Find the cause.: You need to find out what's causing the problem, and treat that. Sometimes a good cleaning is all that's necessary, but you need to find out, because gum inflammation can eventually lead to loss of teeth. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding so much from gingivitis?

What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding so much from gingivitis?

See a dentist: Bleeding 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

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What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding everytime I brush my teeth?

What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding everytime I brush my teeth?

Treat the cause: Gingivitis or periodontitis? Each requires different treatment by a dentist. Don't try to solve your problem at home... certain things need to be left to the professionals. All the best... ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop my gums from bleeding when I dental floss?

Can you tell me how I could stop my gums from bleeding when I dental floss?

Normally not: Healthy gum tissue should not bleed when flossing. From time to time, you may irritate the tissue or have some localized areas that need attention, but if you have generalized bleeding, see your dentist. Bleeding can also be increased with meds, taking too much aspirin, ill-fitting fillings and crowns, etc. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding so much?

What can I do to stop my gums from bleeding so much?

Keep them clean!: 1: floss your teeth every day at bedtime--more often wont hurt. 2: brush your teeth after every meal. 3: listerine helps kill germs in plaque. 4: don't smoke. 5: see your dentist for regular professional hygiene care and check-ups and to identify early stages of gum disease. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my gums from bleeding everytime i brush my teeth?

How can I prevent my gums from bleeding everytime i brush my teeth?

See a periodontist: Bleeding gums is a sign of problems see a periodontist to help get rid of the cause of your bleeding gums use a soft toothbrush not a firm one. ...Read more

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My gums bleed because my dentist said I am brushing too hard, how can I stop the bleeding?

My gums bleed because my dentist said I am brushing too hard, how can I stop the bleeding?

Stop brushing hard: If your dentist has examined you and has given you a clean bill of health (meaning your teeth are clean and there is no calculus present), then the bleeding is most likely from traumatic brushing. Brushing gently and flossing will keep them clean and healthy without irritating them. ...Read more

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How can I stop bleeding from the scalp?

How can I stop bleeding from the scalp?

Rich blood supplied : If from trauma, as the scalp is tightly stretched over the skull bones with less contractility of the opened up blood vessels , in most of the areas of scalp it will be tough to control bleeding without hemostatic sutures er /pcp office if it is a big wound/bleeding is profuse, u r anxious, feel weak, dizzy etc.Ifwound is small good applic.Of pr.With clean dressing/cloth, ice application helps. ...Read more

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My gums are receding off my teeth. How can I stop this from ocurring?

My gums are receding off my teeth. How can I stop this from ocurring?

Determine Cause: Are you brushing too hard? Are you grinding? Abrasive toothpaste or baking soda? Gum disease? It's best to have your teeth examined by a local dentist. Continued recession of your gums can cause the teeth to loosen and fall out. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my gums bleeding?

What can I do to stop my gums bleeding?

Determine Cause: You may have gum disease. Can't tell over the internet. Are you on anticoagulants? Those meds may also be a contributing factor. Your best bet is to have a local dentist examine you. With radiographs, s/he can advise you what the problem is and how to treat it. Failure to treat gum disease usually results in loss of the teeth. ...Read more

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How do I stop my nose from bleeding?

Steady pressure: If pressure does not hold it, you may need further intervention that a physician needs to provide. ...Read more

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How can you stop my feet from crancking and bleeding?

How can you stop my feet from crancking and bleeding?

Podatrist: Put your feet in the hands of a good podiatrist. A podiatrist can assess your feet and than help you with correcting this problem. Take care. ...Read more

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I have had a swollen gum and it suddenly started bleeding. What can I do to stop the bleeding?

I have had a swollen gum and it suddenly started bleeding. What can I do to stop the bleeding?

See a dentist: It sounds as if you have periodontal disease. Are your teeth in good shape? Do you floss? See a dentist. ...Read more

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How can I stop excessive bleeding from my mouth after tooth extraction?

How can I stop excessive bleeding from my mouth after tooth extraction?

Several things: The first thing to try is to bite on some slightly wet gauze for 30 mins, and repeat this for another 30 mins. If you feel like you are continuing to bleed a lot, bite on a wet tea bag for 30 mins, normally this does the trick. You also may not be bleeding as bad as you think, as blood gets mixed in with your saliva in your mouth it may seem like there is more blood than there is. ...Read more

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I have gingivitis, what can I do to stop my gums from bleeding during cleaning? Take aspirin

I have gingivitis, what can I do to stop my gums from bleeding during cleaning? Take aspirin

See below: Dr. Gordon gives great information in his answer. If you can stop the Aspirin for a week before the cleaning it would help. Only do so with the approval of your doctor. ...Read more

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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


Gum Swelling (Definition)

There are many causes: gum disease, hormonal changes, medications, food impact ...Read more