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Why Is My Tongue Bleeding When I Brush It
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
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: 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 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
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
I'm bleeding from under my tongue is been bleeding for awhile is just a little and i notice it more when i brush my teeth. What could it be?
I usually have bleeding gums, everytime i brush my teeth. Even when I use dental floss, it always happen. What does it mean? Thank you
Haven't brushed my teeth in a while. I tend to notice that my gums bleed almost everytime i floss! what does this mean?
The right side of my gums feel dry. When I rub it, doesn't hurt. But when I used to brush my gums would bleed just a bit but that stopped. ?
NO: no and this will happen for different reasons from simple gingivitis & female patients being pregnant to over crowded teeth. Just try to make a habit of it and you will be fine. No worries. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap with for future issues with my special keycode for you: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs. My practice is growing:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not good: Bleeding=inflammation. Question is, why? Incorrect flossing/brushing? Cavities? Calculus deposits? Cavities near gumline? Periodontal disease? As you can see, there are a number of possibilities, and that's why you need to be examined by a local dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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