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Could it be something bad if I have bleeding gums?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Could be

Could be. However, the most common cause of gum bleeding is inflammation of the gum itself- i.
e. Gingivitis. Other conditions that decrease platelet level or affect clotting system also can give you bleeding in the gum. Oral hygiene is important. See your dentist for dental/gum cleaning. However, if bleeding is excessive , you will need to see your primary doctor or perhaps a hematologist.

In brief: Could be

Could be. However, the most common cause of gum bleeding is inflammation of the gum itself- i.
e. Gingivitis. Other conditions that decrease platelet level or affect clotting system also can give you bleeding in the gum. Oral hygiene is important. See your dentist for dental/gum cleaning. However, if bleeding is excessive , you will need to see your primary doctor or perhaps a hematologist.
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