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Teeth hurt. Trying to floss and there is blood everywhere. What's going on?

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Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry
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In brief: Several things

1) bleeding gums (like bleeding any part of your body) is not normal, you may have gum disease (gingivitis or periodontitis).
2) teeth pain may be associated to decay, fractured / broken teeth, abrasion or erosion of tooth surface. See a dentist to determine the cause of your pain and bleeding and to appropriately treat these problems.

In brief: Several things

1) bleeding gums (like bleeding any part of your body) is not normal, you may have gum disease (gingivitis or periodontitis).
2) teeth pain may be associated to decay, fractured / broken teeth, abrasion or erosion of tooth surface. See a dentist to determine the cause of your pain and bleeding and to appropriately treat these problems.
Dr. Stephen Gordon
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Gum problems?

When was your last dental check-up? See your dentist to make sure that you do not have any dental problems that need treatment.
Bleeding gums are usually a sign of gingivitis or periodontal disease, although without actually examining you, we can't be sure. Improper brushing and flossing can also be a contributing factor, along with certain medical conditions. A dentist can tell you for sure.

In brief: Gum problems?

When was your last dental check-up? See your dentist to make sure that you do not have any dental problems that need treatment.
Bleeding gums are usually a sign of gingivitis or periodontal disease, although without actually examining you, we can't be sure. Improper brushing and flossing can also be a contributing factor, along with certain medical conditions. A dentist can tell you for sure.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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