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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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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


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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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What causes bleeding gums and nausea?

What causes bleeding gums and nausea?

See a dentist ASAP: Bleeding gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. The bacteria, along with mucus 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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My gums bleed every time i brush, what causes bleeding gums and what can I do?

My gums bleed every time i brush, what causes bleeding gums and what can I do?

Visit a dentist: Red, bleeding and swollen 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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Gum bleeding was gone with 7- B12 inj 500 mcg daily.after the loading dose,it started again.taking sublingual.but does not help? cause of Gum bleding?

Gum bleeding was gone with 7- B12 inj 500 mcg daily.after the loading dose,it started again.taking sublingual.but does not help? cause of Gum bleding?

Infection: Probably gum disease. Easily treatable by a competent Dentist or Periodontist in its earliest stages. Treatment becomes more complex as disease advances. Please make appointment with Dentist. Unless lab tests show that you have a B12 defficiency (seen often in strict vegetarians), bleeding gums most probably due to infection. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

What could be a cause of gum bleeding and how could it be stopped?

Inflammation: Inflammation is the cause of bleeding gums. What exactly is causing your gums to be inflamed can be determined after a thorough exam with radiographs and a full medical history. Call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Can flossing be the cause of gum bleeding?

Can flossing be the cause of gum bleeding?

The OPPOSITE - TRUE!: Only for those that floss RELIGIOUSLY .....I mean- on Xmass and Easter....so , when you try to floss on a regular day- your gums will bleed ;-( Try to floss EVERY day for three weeks, bleeding shills subside or stop ...Read more

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Bleeding gums, what causes this sensitivity?

Bleeding gums, what causes this sensitivity?

Inflammation: Inflammation will cause your gums to bleed. Have your local dentist in fremont determine if it's just gingivitis or the more advanced periodontitis. ...Read more

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Help please for diabetic with bleeding gums. What is the cause?

Help please for diabetic with bleeding gums. What is the cause?

Infection: Gum disease is caused by bacteria. Many factors exacerbate gum disease, most notably diabetes. It is eminently treatable. With your medical history i would strongly suggest that you ask your dentist for the name of the best periodontist (gum/bone specialist) in your area. A periodontist will work with you and your dentist to bring your gum disease under control. ...Read more

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Hi, I just want to know what causes bleeding gums, my 2yr old's gums are bleeding I'm so worried .plz help?

Hi, I just want to know what causes bleeding gums, my 2yr old's gums are bleeding I'm so worried .plz help?

See a pedodontist: Have your dentist look at it , or you can even go to a pediatric dentist to check cause of bleeding gums wether it's due to inflammation or decay , it needs to get diagnosed and treated .. ...Read more

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Can warfarin sodium cause gum bleeding?

Can warfarin sodium cause gum bleeding?

Yes! See Physician: If your warfarin level becomes too high your gums can bleed, in this case you would be at high risk of hemorrhage, seek medical help inmediately. If your gums are healthy due to regular visits to dentist and good oral home care, then no gum bleeding. ...Read more

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What causes gum bleeding?

Inflammation: Bleeding gums is most often from improper hygiene. When plaque bacteria are not completely cleaned from your teeth, the byproducts of their "living" on your teeth causes an inflammation in your gums and with inflammation comes increased blood flow. There are some systemic diseases that can cause bleeding gums as well, but it's usually dental plaque. Check with your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause bleeding gums?

Periondontal disease: It is not normal to have bleeding gums. You should see your dentist and have him or her decide how to proceed with treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of children's bleeding gums?

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What are the causes of children's bleeding gums?

Poor oral hygiene: Poor oral hygiene effort (brushing and flossing) along with frequent occurence of food impaction areas(stainless steel crown margin, diastema and/or crowding) causing localized gingival inflammation. Most of these food impactions will result in cavities development and gingivitis but rarely lead to bone loss or periodontitis except in the case of ljp of which neutrophil function defect is found. ...Read more

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Can cat fleas or mice cause any disease in humans with petechiae and/or gum bleeding?

Can cat fleas or mice cause any disease in humans with petechiae and/or gum bleeding?

Infections: Fleas and mice can be potential sources of infectious diseases that can produce hematologic abnormalities. If you are experiencing these changes, however, you have a bleeding disorder that should be investigated urgently by a doctor. Please go and see somebody right away. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bleeding nose and gums? What lead to nose and gum bleeding without any injuries?

What are the causes of bleeding nose and gums? What lead to nose and gum bleeding without any injuries?

Dental and Medical: As a dentist, i can tell you that bleeding gums is not normal, and is often a sign of gum disease. This would not explain your nose bleeding though, and you may have a secondary problem, or another issue completely. Call your dentist for a check of your mouth, and call your md or ENT as well, to check your nose. Call today! ...Read more

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What caused my daughter teeth ulcers and bleeding gums help please?

What caused my daughter teeth ulcers and bleeding gums help please?

Viral stomatitis: Is the most common cause of these symptoms, can be associated with a high fever usually in kids under 6, if lasts longer than a week, the child should see his pediatrician for a blood test , or sooner if he won't drink and urinate. ...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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Bleeding gums due to cirrhosis, would they bleed a lot and persistently? Or could cirrhosis cause very light gum bleeds with small traces in spit?

Bleeding gums due to cirrhosis, would they bleed a lot and persistently? Or could cirrhosis cause very light gum bleeds with small traces in spit?

Low platelets : Cirrhosis of deliver is usually associated with decreased platelet counts. This decrease can lead to bleeding both on a small scale and a larger scale. So the answer to your question is yes. Cirrhosis of the liver could cause either. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

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