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Whenever Brush Teeth
Most Likely Perio: Without more information i can't be specific, but the most likely answer would be a form of periodontal disease. There is also a stress induced disorder called anug (also known as "trenchmouth " from ww1 soldiers would develop while in the trench's of ground warfare) which can cause gum pain throughout mouth. Best idea is to see a dentist asap for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Gingivitis or worse?: Bleeding gums are usually caused by some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Early stage is called gingivits while this can progress to a more serious form known as periodontitis. There are other causes. See your own dentist for an evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Infection: Your gums bleed because there is an infection in your gum tissue. Gingivitis can easily treated by seeing a dentist. If untreated this can cause you to loose bone support around your teeth and loosening teeth. The toxins can also get i to your bloodstream and effect your heart and the rest of your body. See a dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gum disease: You've basically defined the main characteristic of gum disease called, "gingivitis." when your gums bleed easily due to brushing or flossing, it is essentially your body's way of telling you that your gums are not in optimum health. Correcting this problem may be as simple as brushing and flossing more regularly (along with 6 month checkups) then again a trip to the periodontist may be needed. ...Read more
Gingivitis: Bleeding gums is the first sign of gum disease, at your age most likely treatable and reversible gingivitis. This is treated with regular dental visits and teeth cleaning, good brushing and flossing, diet low in sugars. When was the last time you had your teeth cleaned? Start with a dental appointment. Your awareness of this problem will go a long way in treating this disease. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hi! Whenever i brush my teeth my gum starts to bleed, is that normal? P.s. I don't brush my teeth right after i eat.
I have white plaque on my gums, is that normal? I have had it for awhile, but whenever I brush my teeth it goes away then comes back a few days later.
Burn: Some people are more sensitive to the ingredients (flavorings, carriers, foaming agents, etc). Try a different formulation. Try small tubes of different brands/formulations until you find one that is satisfactory. Despite what they show in ads, only use a pea-sized portion of toothpaste when you brush. ...Read more
My child is two years old, and whenever I brush his teeth, he swallows tooth paste; is it dangerous?
My 22 months old gum bleed whenever i brush her teeth, she's not eating well and have temperature. Her lips are sore and she have like a white thing?
Last week i just had my medical and it shows low in iron, the doctor prescribe me a fero tab. And she was asking me if I have some bleeding or what. I've just remember, whenever i brush my teeth it bleeds even though I've bought a very soft brush. So wach
Anemia: Iron deficiency anemia is very common with people who don't indulge in greens in their diet and/or blood loss. Blood loss causing iron deficiency anemia--- is from menses. Gum bleeds usually don't cause this. However, you need a good hematologist to figure out why gum bleeds despite soft brush? Also a periodontist should be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to be allergic to the toothpaste or tooth brush I am using. I notice that whenever i brush my teeth 10 minutes later I get leg rash. ?
See an allergist: People have reported some reactions to different brands and strengths of toothpastes. I have never heard of toothbrush allergies, but anything is possible. Try brushing without the toothpaste to help determine if there is a reaction. Also, try placing some toothpaste on your tongue or brushing with your finger to see about the toothbrush allergy. Any other allergic reactions to other things? ...Read more
Is anything wrong with my gum, it bleeds whenever i'm brushing my teeth. I use medium brush. What can I do to keep my teeth and gum healthy?
See your dentist : First in my opinion, it's always best to use a soft bristled tooth brush only. Bleeding gums may be from many things or combinations of dental and medical causes. By far, the most likely cause is plaque & calculus buildup on your teeth & under your gums. See you dentist who can evaluate exactly what is causing your gums to bleed & how best to treat you and then maintain healthy teeth and gums. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brush teeth: Brush teeth in the morning to remove plaque that has formed overnight, and brush and floss before bedtime ( no eating after brushing). There is no reason not to brush more often. For an all-day cleaner and fresher mouth, also brush after lunch or after all meals. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Definitely: I occasionally see patients who brush their teeth either too often or for too long a period of time. Anything in life can be overdone and cause problems. What happens, especially in older individuals where there has been some gum recession, is that they cause erosion or abrasion of the root surfaces of the teeth, which are softer and more easily eroded than tooth enamel. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not usually: Occasionally this may happen if you are congested, or have a cold, but it should not happen on a regular basis. You need to ask yourself - when did this start, and what else if anything changed at that time (new brand of tooth paste, eating different foods, etc.). If nothing stands out, i would have an evaluation by your physician or an ear, nose and throat specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer