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During my pregnancy and my breast feeding i've suffered from gum bleeding, my doctor said its related with hormonal change is that true?

During my pregnancy and my breast feeding i've suffered from gum bleeding, my doctor said its related with hormonal change is that true?

Yes: Pregnancy gingivitis. But, you can do a lot to minimize the problem, which includes: more frequent professional teeth cleaning (every 3-4 months), perfect oral hygiene (quality electric toothbrush, floss, stimudents or rotapoints to "toughen" up the gums), good sleep, good diet, less stress, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Bleeding gums, noticeable chest veins, slight bloating, but 3 negative urine pregnancy tests? (1 was taken on a different day) still pregnant?

Bleeding gums, noticeable chest veins, slight bloating, but 3 negative urine pregnancy tests? (1 was taken on a different day) still pregnant?

Home pregnancy tests: Are quite accurate. Multiple negative tests make pregnancy extremely unlikely. You may have a hormone imbalance. However, your bleeding gums and noticable chest veins need to be explained. Please see your doctor for a full history of physical and appropriate laboratory blood tests. ...Read more

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What are bleeding gums a sign of?

What are bleeding gums a sign of?

Dental and systemic: Bleeding gums could be related to gum problems, but might also represent a platelet problem and would warrant a complete blood count if progressive or persistent. ...Read more

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Do you know are bleeding gums a sign of poor dental care or gingivitus?

Do you know are bleeding gums a sign of poor dental care or gingivitus?

Gingivitis : Bleeding gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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Are my bleeding gums a sign of poor dental care or gingivitis?

Are my bleeding gums a sign of poor dental care or gingivitis?

Most definitely: Yes. Inflamed gums bleed. Gingivitis is gum inflammation. Today non-surgical methods exist as we'll as laser assisted gum disease treatment. We use both in my office in smithtown, long island. ...Read more

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Are bleeding gums a common sign of hiv?

Are bleeding gums a common sign of hiv?

NO: Hiv causes immune deficiency and actually since the body lacking the immune cells, the host reaction is less. There will be bleeding gum with minimal inflammation but severe bone loss. Thus the destruction comes with less signs and symptom. Linear erythema, a red line along the gingival crest, occurs with less plaque and calculus deposition. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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Bleeding gums and bad breath other than bad oral hygiene can be a sign of what? And what can you do to cure/relieve such symptoms?

Bleeding gums and bad breath other than bad oral hygiene can be a sign of what? And what can you do to cure/relieve such symptoms?

Sinus, stomach, preg: Bleeding gums can occur along with swelling if there are hormonal changes as in pregnancy or possibly birth controll medication or just hormonal therapy. Bad breath usually if not a dental hygiene problem is due to digestive system problems, or sinus problems. See your dentist and you can work together to solve the problem. ...Read more

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Nausea, early period, tender breasts, bleeding gums, what's wrong?

Nausea, early period, tender breasts, bleeding gums, what's wrong?

See your OB-GYN: You may have a hormonal imbalance. See you physician for an examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause gum bleeding?

What can cause gum bleeding?

Poor oral hygiene: Most commonly, the answer is inadequate oral hygiene. The plaque/bacteria accumulate on your teeth and under the gums and causes an infection called gingivitis, and in more advanced stages, periodontitis. This can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Go see your dentist today. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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