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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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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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I have been having bleeding gums and it's almost as if on my bottom gum I have a cut and my gums are peeling. it's in an early stage but any advice??

I have been having bleeding gums and it's almost as if on my bottom gum I have a cut and my gums are peeling. it's in an early stage but any advice??

Periodontist: Please see a local Periodontist who can personally examine you and along with x-rays discuss the extent of your periodontal problems, discuss treatment options and future preventive maintenance. ...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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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 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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What should I do about my gum bleeding?

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 is good product gum bleeding thoothpaste ?

What is good product gum bleeding thoothpaste ?

Gums bleeding: There is no gum bleeding toothpaste. See a dentist asap for a periodontal evaluation. Bleeding gums is a sign that you may have a periodontal infection. This is only treatable by a professional. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gum bleeding?

What is the definition or description of: Gum bleeding?

Bleeding gums: Spontaneous bleeding or oozing, or bleeding/oozing after brushing, eating, pressure, etc., is indication of Gum Disease, a progressive inflammatory infection. See Dentist or Periodontist (gum specialist) for treatment. Rarely bleeding gums seen in systemic or genetic diseases (hemophilia, leukemia, diabetes, etc.), in which case medical treatment required. ...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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Can excessive B12 cause bleeding gums?

Can excessive B12 cause bleeding gums?

No: Excessive intake of vitamin B12 may cause numbness and tingling of had and feet. Other studies seem to indicate that excessive intake of vitamin B12 may cause certain malignancies. ...Read more

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Gum bleeding, amoxicillin is good for it?

Gum bleeding, amoxicillin is good for it?

Get treated: See your dentist or periodontist. Gum bleeding is a problem that needs professional care. Good prophylaxis, with proper homecare is essential. There can also be systemic reasons for gum bleeding. For these reasons, see a professional. Certain conditions may necessitate an antibiotic also, but only a professional can determine this. ...Read more

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I have bleeding gums but i eat fruits and vegetables i don't know why?

I have bleeding gums but i eat fruits and vegetables i don't know why?

Plaque Control: While you are to be congratulated for eating a "healthy diet", there are home care practices that are crucial to having excellent oral hygiene to eliminate bleeding gums. Meet with you dentist and/or dental hygienist to get proper instruction for toothbrushing and flossing. There are also dental rinses that can help reduce bleeding gums (aka gingivitis). Meet with your dentist soon! ...Read more

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How is HIV transmitted through bleeding gums?

How is HIV transmitted through bleeding gums?

HIV & Bleeding gums: Hiv is transmitted through blood. If the gums are bleeding there is a chance that the virus could get passed to another person through the blood form the gums. The blood would have to go into an open wound or some other area where there is a chance for absorption. It is highly unlikely that it would happen , but it is possible. ...Read more

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What is the best mouthwash to use for helping bleeding gums?

Evaluation needed: You shouldn't try to treat gum bleeding with mouthwash. 1st, get a clear diagnosis. It may be gingivitis (and this is not trivial). It could also reflect more systemic bleeding problems. Either way, you need a diagnosis, and probably intervention. If there are no other signs of easy bleeding, start with a good dental evaluation, then if more answers are needed, see a good internist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


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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