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What Does Spitting Up Blood When U Brush Your Teeth
Gium disease: If you are bleeding after brushing or flossing most likely is due to gingivitis or periodontal disease. Plaque accumulates in areas you can't brush or floss well resulting in irritation to your gums just like a splinter embedded into your skin will do. Gums become"puffy" bleeding easily. Generally with a professional dental cleaning the problem will be corrected with improved home daily hygiene. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Gum disease: If you are bleeding when you brush it is because your gingiva (gums) are swollen and inflammed. This is a signe of periodintal disease and needs to be treated by your dentist. Please make an appointment for a periodontal exam and get this problem resolved. ...Read more
No: How do you know the blood is not from the gums? Teeth don't usually bleed unless a big piece of a tooth comes out and the nerve is exposed. But that is rare and most people do have gingivitis, so ot's more likely to be from the gums. Unless you have stomach issues. That could also be a cause. Get evaluated by a dentist to determine the source. ...Read more
A wound is left: Where the teeth were. Follow dentist's written instructions after an extraction. Avoid strenuous activity to include heavy lifting. Take it easy. Avoid activities that create suction (smoking or sucking from a straw). Don't swish vigorously. Avoid alcohol ; hot beverages. A soft or liquid diet would be good. Your dentist/ oral surgeon likely provided you w gauze to apply pressure for bleeding/. ...Read more
I have a dentist appointment today I want her to do root canal for broken tooth but for a week I have been spitting blood can she do root canal?
Hi, is it normal to be spitting blood after extraction of impacted wisdom tooth@cyst under general anesthetic 4days later, thanks x?
Depends...: It really depends how much blood. If it's just a small amount, it can appear to be a lot when it mixes with the saliva. It will generally be pinkish to red, but should not be a great amount. If your mouth is filling up with dark or bright red old and you cannot stop this with pressure you should be seen by your surgeon right away. ...Read more
Yes!: At least you have inflamed gums which is a sign of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease may affect seriously your general health. Se your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more
Spit out light color blood this morning after brushing teeth. It wasn't from teeth. Should I be concern?
Be concerned: Blood in the mouth is not normal. You probably have gingivitis which is bleeding and swollen gums. You may have periodontitis which is bone loss. You should see a dentist, preferably a periodontist. This may be able to be treated with a deep cleaning also called scaling and root planing. ...Read more
What causes gums to bleed? Everytime I brush my teeth when I spit I need blood. I am struggling to eat as my upper gums sees to be in pain.
Brushing my teeth and saw a little bit of blood coming out when I spit, a little later I burped and a bunch of bright red blood came out. What is this?
Get It Checked Soon!: Sounds like you should do a screen test for Exorcist IV. Short of that, maybe you have a gum infection and you've swallowed some of that blood and it came up. Of course you may have some problem lower down that has come up into the mouth that you confuse with bleeding gums. Now that I've confused both of us, first get your teeth and gums checked, if they're OK, get to an internist for blood tests, etc ...Read more
I wake up every morning with some blood in my saliva. I usually brush my teeth before going to bed& I spit some blood while brushing. Is it gum disease.?
I wake up everymorning with some blood in my saliva. I usually brush my teeth before going to bed and I spit some blood while brushing. Is it a gum disease?
Yes: The term "gum disease" covers a wide range of problems from mild to severe. Bleeding is an indication of inflammation in the gums. Probably due to plaque build up in an area that you can not effectively clean at home. In sever cases the bleeding can be profuse and there can be infection occurring. It sounds like your problem is mild to moderate. Go to the dentist or periodontist. ...Read more
I spit blood most mornings despite going to bed with a brushed and cleaned teeth, what is wrong with me?
Inflammation: Blood means inflammation and generally comes from periodontal inflammation. This ranges from simple gingivitis (gum inflammation) to more serious periodontitis (infected pockets below the gumline with gum and bone loss). See your dentists for helpful treatment and tips to get this under control. ...Read more
Gum Health: Usually but not always, when a person spits up flecks of blood after brushing their teeth, this could mean that a person is exhibiting signs of advancing gum disease. Visit your dentist for a diagnosis. If the blood is coming from somewhere else, you must visit your physician. ...Read more
Is it normal to spit red stuff in the morning when brushing teeth (dont know if its blood)? This barely happens. This someone has gum disease too.
Spit red stuff: No it is not normal to spit red stuff. You mentioned that this person has gum disease. The good news is that gum disease can be treated and we can save your teeth- See a dentist or gum specialist ASAP. That same bacteria that causes the red stuff can also cause heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more
Gum or throat: If bleeding occur during brushing, it would be gingivitis as definitive diagnosis. This would not be implied periodontitis and could be confirmed with your dentist. Gingivitis is very easy to treat with a good cleaning and good home care since your gum is just swollen. Periodontitis required treatment and follow up with your dentist. Bleeding while clear your throat may indicate other problem. ...Read more
40 yr f 15 pk yr smkr good pulm funct test clear low dose chest CT 3 month ago brush teeth clear throat bright red blood streak in clear spit concern?
Yes: Any time you see blood where it should not be, you should be concerned. See your doctor or an ENT to have a head and neck evaluation. ...Read more
Itchy red welt, then blister. Most on limbs (67).Now even on lips. Brush teeth, spit blood. Bld n nose. BP? Autoimmune? Could the spider bite b4 trigger this?
May be urgent: If this is just developing at this very minute, you may be in the early stages of a severe allergic reaction ("Steven-Johnson Syndrome") which is a medical emergency. If this is acute, TO IMMEDIATELY TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM. If this is not acute, it still will require careful evaluation. ...Read more
You need to determine where the blood is coming from. Could be your gums, could be from stomach, nose, sinuses, etc. Seek a medical and a dental consult asap.
Feel better soon... ...Read more
I'm not sure what's going on the past few days I've been spitting up blood from my mouth idk why. I've been Weak and over heating to easy????
Go to the ER: Hi, I'm not sure what exactly is causing your symptoms, but the combination of bleeding and weakness is alarming. You should be evaluated in person at your nearest emergency room as soon as possible to make sure your blood counts and any potential source of bleeding is stabilized. ...Read more
Spitting blood when I suck in my mouth and spit but not a lot but it's enough to worry me I blew my nose no blood been a week no probable cause?
You could have bleeding gums which can often be present without pain. I would begin by seeing your dentist. IN ANY CASE your symptoms are not normal and you must get the bleeding tracked down!
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