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Can a child have symptoms such as easy bruising sore bleeding gums new onset of frequent nosebleeds before blood counts are off on a finger prick test?

Yes. While i'm not sure what exact tests were done with the fingerpoke, i assume it was something like a HGB or even a cbc. Those tests would show only one or two reasons for low clotting, ie a low platelet count. However, there are many other reasons for low clotting, like deficiency of clotting factors or enough platelets but them not working right. Your child needs a more thorough workup for problem. Read more...
Of course.... The problem may not be pathologic per se, and even if it is, it may not have any relationship to count abnormalities. The CBC may be completely normal. There are a host of humoral factors (serum and cell-associated proteins) and these can be the source of pathologic bleeding/bruising. There can be either qualitative or quantitative problems with these factors. Mention your concerns to your doctor. Read more...
More info is needed. Having easy bruising, nosebleeds, and bleeding gums are major issues which raise red flags to a hematologist-oncologist. Your child needs to be carefully examined. Blood counts should be done again even if the last numbers were normal, please have your child seen as soon as possible--today if bleeding currently. Read more...

Had severe nosebleeds and bleeding gums when brushing when taking 81mg of aspirin. Am now taking aspirin every other day instead. Still beneficial?

Maybe. You will still get some benefit from taking the aspirin. However, i would visit your cardiologist or primary care physician to determine if it is only the Aspirin that is causing the bleeding, or an underlying condition that could be more serious. Read more...
Check the Gums. Gums should not bleed with Aspirin alone. Gum disease is most likely the cause and being exacerbated by the aspirin. You should see your dentist, as well. I'm sure your cardiologist would second this recommendation, as there is a strong link from the mouth to the heart. Read more...

Notice changes in mouth. Lg. New blood vessels and white patches with red spots. Mouth/nose bleed when touched. Lacey white gums. What's wrong?

Evaluation. You need to be seen by ENT doctor to be evaluated and have culture and possible biopsy to find the cause so be treated. Read more...
Infection. Infection may be virul, bacterial, or fungal. Need both medical and dental evaluations as numerous organ systems may be involved. For best answer see your Physician and your Dentist, not your computer. Specialist referrals may be in order. Read more...

3 year old son has a few petechiae and red blood in stools today, no fever. 10 month old daughter had petechiae last week and gum bleeding. Infection?

See physician. may have bleeding problem or low platelet count. Your pediatrician may do some blood test . Please see your pediatrician as soon as possible. Read more...
Bleeding disorder. This does not sound like a normal kind of infection to me. These children need to have blood work and evaluation asap. Sounds like some sort of clotting disorder, perhaps familial. Read more...
See doctor! You really should go see your doctor this could be an infection or something more serious. The blood in the stool and the petechiae could certainly indicate problems with blood cell lines or immune system. Read more...

Dr. My age : 30 bleeding in my gum, joint pain, tiered blood result leukocyte count low and liver function test sgpt high (89) what disease this?

See your physician. There are numerous medical conditions that can cause this myriad of signs/ symptoms. You definitely need to see a qualified physician. In this case an internal medicine specialist or family practice physician would be an excellent place to start. You may later need to see a specialist depending on what other laboratory work demonstrates. Read more...
Not Dental. It is definitely not a dental problem. I had a 17 year old patient with similar symptoms, very swollen and bleeding gums and after getting referred out to a medical doctor, she was diagnose with leukemia. Aids is another possibility. See your medical doctor asap or go strait to the hospital to get a complete physical exam and blood tests. Best wishes. Read more...
Further eval needed. What is your platelet counts?How low is your white blood cells. There are different things that can cause those symptoms- including blood cancer, autoimmune problems, infections, etc. Definitely, you should go to see your doctor and have your doctor examined you carefully and have further evaluation- that will include blood work, imaging of the abdomen perhaps and other necessary tests accordingly. Read more...

What are the causes of bleeding nose and gums? What lead to nose and gum bleeding without any injuries?

I can address gums. I am a dentist, so i can talk about the gums. Bleeding is from infection. Clean your teeth properly and see your dentist regularly. Please see an ear, nose and throat doctor for your nose. Read more...
Dental and Medical. As a dentist, i can tell you that bleeding gums is not normal, and is often a sign of gum disease. This would not explain your nose bleeding though, and you may have a secondary problem, or another issue completely. Call your dentist for a check of your mouth, and call your md or ENT as well, to check your nose. Call today! Read more...
MANY REASONS. Gums bleed from poor oral hygiene pregnancy medications nose possible high blood pressure picking high altitude.Consult md.Or dds. Read more...