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I have occasionally been waking up with small amounts of red blood in my mouth. And my mouth is usually dry except for the blood.

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dentist

Likely bleeding gums.
See dentist.

In brief: Dentist

Likely bleeding gums.
See dentist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Gum disease

small amounts of red blood in my mouth may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease.
This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. Do not delay,

In brief: Gum disease

small amounts of red blood in my mouth may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease.
This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. Do not delay,
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Start with a

thorough dental exam and gum evaluation.
Also consider a sleep study to determine if any sleep disordered breathing is involved.

In brief: Start with a

thorough dental exam and gum evaluation.
Also consider a sleep study to determine if any sleep disordered breathing is involved.
Dr. Elton Behner
Dr. Elton Behner
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