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Bleeding gums. What can I do.?.

Bleeding gums. What can I do.?.

Dental visit: Bleeding gums are a sign of periodontal disease. People with this problem should start using a mouthwash(listerine) 3x a day along with brushing and using floss. A dental visit with a cleaning is also necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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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


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Hey what can I use to stop bleeding gums?

Hey what can I use to stop bleeding gums?

Bleeding gums: Bleeding from gums is commonly related to inflammation of gums though it can also be due to bleeding disorder or vitamin C deficiency too . Try saline rinse, take Vit C tablet and if still not improving see dentist. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bleeding gums?

Could it be something bad if I have bleeding gums?

Could be: Could be. However, the most common cause of gum bleeding is inflammation of the gum itself- i.e. Gingivitis. Other conditions that decrease platelet level or affect clotting system also can give you bleeding in the gum. Oral hygiene is important. See your dentist for dental/gum cleaning. However, if bleeding is excessive , you will need to see your primary doctor or perhaps a hematologist. ...Read more

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I sever from gum bleeding and sometimes swelling . What can I do to have a healthy gum .?

Cleaning ; hand work: Gum bleeding ; swelling are the result of dental plaque (bacteria) not being removed from the teeth/gums. First you need a professional teeth cleaning to remove tartar (calculus) which is sharp/irritating to the gums. Next comes dedicated work by you at home. This is done by proper brushing, flossing, and use of anti-bacterial mouth rinses. Your gums will bleed at first but will stop in few days. ...Read more

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What should I do about my gum bleeding?

Brush & Floss: Bleeding gums are usually a symptom of periodontal disease. The metabolic byproducts of the bacteria that organize on the teeth forming plaque, chemically irritate the supporting structure of the teeth (periodontium). This inflammatory response causes swelling and capillary fragility. Brushing and flossing tear the fragile tissue resulting in bleeding. See your dentist -. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy ?

What can cause sudden gum bleeding? Can it be because i recently started exercising intensely and eating more healthy ?

See a dentist ASAP: If you experience bleeding gums when brushing, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, ...Read more

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What can I do about gum bleeding around one tooth?

What can I do about gum bleeding around one tooth?

Go to dentist...: It may be something simple about this tooth...It may be decay, a faulty filling or crown or you may have a pocket. You may also have something stuck below your gums too. Go to your dentist and with an exam and x-ray you problem should be solved. ...Read more

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What can I do for my two year old's bleeding gums?

What can I do for my two year old's bleeding gums?

Why&when it started?: The larger question is when it started and why. If the child is teething, the problem will resolve with time and good consistent gentle cleaning. Cold teething aids can help. If the gums are bleeding because of food and bacteria, then again, the answer is obvious. If the baby seems sick, different or has other bleeding issues, it's urgent to have the pediatrician evaluate. ...Read more

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I noticed bleeding gums when flossing, is this bad?

Not good: Bleeding=inflammation. Question is, why? Incorrect flossing/brushing? Cavities? Calculus deposits? Cavities near gumline? Periodontal disease? As you can see, there are a number of possibilities, and that's why you need to be examined by a local dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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Bleeding Gums (Definition)

Gum bleeding is a clinical condition in which the gums bleed easily with only slight trauma, including teeth brushing. This is common with poor dental care ...Read more


Dr. Chad Levitt
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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