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What disease could cause the following symptoms: bleeding gums, loose teeth, painful and swollen joints?

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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Vitamin C deficiency

The symptoms you described are classic symptoms of vitamin c deficiency(scurvy).
The symptoms in part or in whole could be secondary to a number of medical problems. Without more clinical information a more specific response is not possible.

In brief: Vitamin C deficiency

The symptoms you described are classic symptoms of vitamin c deficiency(scurvy).
The symptoms in part or in whole could be secondary to a number of medical problems. Without more clinical information a more specific response is not possible.
Dr. Carlos Kier
Dr. Carlos Kier
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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Dr. Allen Fein
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Allen Fein
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