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Why do I bleed when I brush my teeth?

Why do I bleed when I brush my teeth?

Gingivitis: Bleeding from the gums is common when brushing. This can be due to gingivitis, or from brushing too vigorously. See your dentist to see if you do have gingivitis, or if you just need to change your brushing technique. ...Read more

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Could you explain why do my gums bleed when i brush my teeth?

Could you explain why do my gums bleed when i brush my teeth?

Gum inflammation: Gums should not bleed unless there is 1)gum inflammation and brushing establish a drainage, 2)trauma to the gum using hard/medium bristle brush, 3)tooth or periodontal abscess 4)underlying gum disease that is needed to be treated. Normal healthy gum should not bleed. Check with your dentist. ...Read more

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My gums bleed when i brush my teeth sometimes. What should I do?

My gums bleed when i brush my teeth sometimes. What should I do?

Dont wait: Seek out a dentist now. Don't wait till it hurts. Bleeding is a symptom of some type of gum disease. ...Read more

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My gums bleed when i brush my teeth sometimes. What does this mean?

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My gums bleed when i brush my teeth sometimes. What does this mean?

Gingivitis: Occasionally, gum may be inflamed due to local area of food impaction. This will cause occasional bleeding during brushing. It should not be permanent or chronic problem as bleeding tends to occur in the same area every time you brush. This means there may be an underlying cause. Diagnose and treat it with your dentist. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why my gums bleed when i brush my teeth?

Could use expert help with why my gums bleed when i brush my teeth?

Periodontal problem: Your gums are inflamed from improper or inadequate tooth brushing and flossing. It's like scrubbing your knee after you just fell and scraped it. See your dentist for a periodontal (gum) evaluation, cleaning and treatment if necessary. This is best to catch and treat in the early phases. ...Read more

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Could you answer if it is bad if my gums bleed when i brush my teeth?

Could you answer if it is bad if my gums bleed when i brush my teeth?

Many factors: There can be a number of factors that may be involved if your gums bleed when brushing. All the way from systemic disorders, to normal conditions like pregnancy to mechanically brushing too forcefully to a certain level of gum disease. Ask your general dentist to help you which is at play in your situation, he/she is the real expert and pro in this area. ...Read more

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The gums on the bottom left side of my mouth hurt and bleed when i brush my teeth. Could it be some oral disease?

Gingivitis: Sounds like a case of gingivits. If it has been a long time since your last cleaning, tartar can build up and irritate the gums making them painful and bleed easily. Time to give the dentist a call. ...Read more

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Doctor, my mouth always bleed when i brush my teeth, this situation have a long time, and appear cyst sometimes. What's problems in my mouth?

Doctor, my mouth always bleed when i brush my teeth, this situation have a long time, and  appear cyst sometimes. What's problems in my mouth?

Gum disease: Any bleeding is the sign of infection or inflammation. It usually doesn't hurt, so many people disregard it. The incidence of a cyst would confirm the presence of infection. You can try and brush and floss perfectly, but there is some underlying disease that will have to be treated by a dentist or hygienist. ...Read more

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Why would I have a sore throat and my tongue bleed when I brush my teeth?

Why would I have a sore throat and my tongue bleed when I brush my teeth?

Irritation: Are you brushing your tongue when you brush your teeth? You maybe brushing to hard if so, also possible reaction to the tooth paste. ...Read more

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Can you tell me docs, is it bad that i bleed everytime i brush my teeth?

Can you tell me docs, is it bad that i bleed everytime i brush my teeth?

Sign of infection: It is bad to have bleeding gums. Gums should not bleed while brushing or flossing. Bleeding means infection, either gingivitis or more serious periodontitis. Please see a dentist asap for an exam and cleaning. Make sure you are brushing and flossing at least twice a day.. ...Read more

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It seems whenever i brush my teeth, my gum starts to bleed..What causes this?

It seems whenever i brush my teeth, my gum starts to bleed..What causes this?

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

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What could be causing my teeth to be bleeding? They only bleed when i brush them rigorously and there is no toothache or anthing.

What could be causing my teeth to be bleeding? They only bleed when i brush them rigorously and there is no toothache or anthing.

Could be minor: You may well brush often, but do you brush often very well. Just missing an area or being less effective in technique can lead to minor inflammation of your gums. If you then brush hard (rigorously as you put it) may be more irritant than cleansing and hence the bleeding. Review with dentist or hygienist and adjust your techniques of brushing and flossing. Good luck! ...Read more

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My teeth really hurt and bleed when i brush them?

My teeth really hurt and bleed when i brush them?

Age 43: Most likely periodontal disease. This dental problem involves your gums & bone support. If you teeth hurt too, then you typically have gum line recession thereby exposing the root surfaces of your teeth which have nerve endings. See a dentist for evaluation and treatment -- consider:perioprotect -- a non-invasive treatment for gum line problems. www.perioprotect.com. ...Read more

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Whenever i brush my teeth, my gums bleed. Is this normal?

Whenever i brush my teeth, my gums bleed. Is this normal?

Sign of gum disease: Bleeding gums during brushing and flossing are a sign of gum disease. You need to see you dentist to treat the problem. Also, you def. need to improve your oral hygiene. ...Read more

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When i brush my teeth my gums bleed. What do you suggest?

Evaluation: Bleeding = inflammation. Big question is why? Gum disease? Inflammation? Medications? Best bet is to be evaluated by a local dentist.. These things can't easily be diagnosed over the internet. ...Read more

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Whenever i brush my teeth my gums bleed, what is going on?

Whenever i brush my teeth my gums bleed, what is going on?

Periodontist: Sounds like you have gum disease. See a gum specialist, a periodontist, for the best quality conservative treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if whenever i brush my teeth my gums bleed?

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 more

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What can I do if my gums bleed frequently when i brush my teeth?

What can I do if my gums bleed frequently when i brush my teeth?

Check your gum: You probably have gum infection/inflammation. Go to see your dentist and get a good tooth cleaning as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Why does one part of my gum keep bleeding when I brush my teeth?

Why does one part of my gum keep bleeding when I brush my teeth?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the gum tissue results in bleeding. Not sure what might be causing your gums to be inflamed. Please see a local dentist for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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