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Sensitive gums when I brush. Occasional bleeding a bit. Would vitamin K help?

Sensitive gums when I brush.  Occasional bleeding a bit. Would vitamin K help?

Doubt it: Probably not. But you could just take a daily multivitamin to be sure. How often do you floss? My dental hygienist recommends daily flossing. Do you have any other bleeding issues such as very heavy periods or easy bruising? If you cut yourself does it take a long time for the bleeding to stop? See your dental hygienist for a cleaning every 6 months. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Linden
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Sensitive Gums (Definition)

If your gums are red, swollen, bleed easily, are painful when eating or drinking; see a dentist for help. If you would like more personal advice, schedule an inbox consult with me at www.healthtap.com/rdouglasdds And ...Read more


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What can I do if I have sensitive gums that bleed when i brush them (even with a extra soft sensitive advantage oral b brush)?

What can I do if I have sensitive gums that bleed when i brush them (even with a extra soft sensitive advantage oral b brush)?

See a dentist: Bleeding gums is usually a sign of gingivitis or gum disease. Only a dentist can treat this and it will only get worse until you seek treatment. ...Read more

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Does vitamin K deficiency cause nose bleed?

Does vitamin K deficiency cause nose bleed?

It can: Nose bleeds are usually from capillary breaks in the septum (between nostrils). Oddly enough, perhaps the commonest cause is too many "empty calories" in the form of "junk". I know it sounds odd but even capillaries require normal energy metabolism. ...Read more

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What can I do to address bad breath, bleeding gums, and sensitive gums?

What can I do to address bad breath, bleeding gums, and sensitive gums?

Dental cleaning: Everything you described are caused by the bacteria that cause gum disease. It is time to make that trip to the dentist and get checkup and through cleaning...Laser treatments are also very effective. ...Read more

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How can I stop my sensitive gums from bleeding?

How can I stop my sensitive gums from bleeding?

See a dentist.: If your gums are bleeding, you are most likely dealing with a form of gum disease. You need to see a dentist to bring this under control or you risk tooth loss and also you are at greater risk of diabetes, heart attack, stroke, certain cancers and other very serious problems! ...Read more

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What are bleeding or sensitive gums a sign of?

What are bleeding or sensitive gums a sign of?

Gingivitis : Gingivitis is an infection of your gums. Sometimes it does not hurt. Usually the gums will be red and swollen - sometimes they will bleed when you brush. If not treated, it could lead to periodontitis - infection of the bone surrounding the roots. This can lead to tooth loss. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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Hello. My question is about pregnancy . I had my last menstrual period on June 20, 2012 . Now  from few days I am having excessive burping , sensitive gums sometime bleeding when I brush my teeth , sometimes feeling uncomfortable.

Hello. My question is about pregnancy . I had my last menstrual period on June 20, 2012 . Now  from few days I am having excessive burping , sensitive gums sometime bleeding when I brush my teeth , sometimes feeling uncomfortable.

Pregnancy gingivitis: Pregnancy gingivitis is very common during the time you are pregnant. As your body goes through hormonal changes, it affects the gums as well. Sensitivity and bleeding are often a sign, and can be treated easily with proper home care and regular cleanings. Talk with your dentist or hygienist today! ...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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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