What disease could cause the following symptoms: bleeding gums, loose teeth, painful and swollen joints?
Scurvy. It is not likely in this day and age, but your symptoms are ones sailors on long voyages used to suffer from. It is a lack of vitamin c. An aside, british sailors (and now all uk citizens) are called limey's since they warded of scurvy by eating limes on long voyages. Probably unhelpful, but historically enlightening.
Very tough question. See your md. Get a cbc. Share this list with your md (rightdiagnosis.Com) 1. Acute erythroleukemia 2. Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 3 3. Acute myeloid leukemia 4. Acute non lymphoblastic leukemia 5. Bacterial diseases 6. Hemophilia 7. Injury 8. Lead poisoning 9. Leukemia 10. Leukemia, myeloid 11. Lupus 12. Phenytoin -- teratogenic agent 13. Stress 14. Viral diseases 15. Woodhouse sakati syndrom.
Not the same disease. It could be more then one issue that you are having, gum disease is a bacterial infection, it is the leading cause for gum infection cuasing bone loss and thus tooth mobility, on the other hand swollen joints is an inflammation of the joints, it can happen in the same time but could be related to a different issue such as arthritis or gouts. You should see a periodontist and a rheumatologist. Read more...