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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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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