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Occasional Bleeding Gums
Can i get fully treated for a slightly deviated lower jaw, left upper Canine completely overlaps incisor. Yellowish. Slight occasional bleeding gums.
Anemic due to hemorrhage at birth 5 months ago. Don't take vitamins or iron. Occasional bleeding gums, petichae, and some dime size bruises on legs. Clear CBC five months ago. Worried about leukemia?
I have been getting this overwhelming tired feeling all the time like I'm getting sick. My legs sometimes hurt and I get bleeding gums occasionally.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible Gingivitis : Bleeding gums is mostly caused by plaque or tar accumulation which can be removed by a professional dental cleaning (every 3 to 6 months) and prevented by improving home oral hygiene. Faulty restorations/ fillings/ crowns can irritate the gums. Diet also can play a role. Certain medications and during pregnancy (hormone changes in the body) can also result in bleeding and enlarged gums. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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