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Bleeding gums

Hi Doctor, My friend's gum bleeds sometimes while brushing not often but thrice a month, she says her teeth don't feel normal.. Is it okay or a cause for concern...
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Condition is called periodontitis, she requires thorough examination of gums, specific area from where blood comes
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requires gum cleaning minimum 2 visits, do by visiting periodontist
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after gum cleaning, maintainance is very important part, biannually check up required for that
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Dr. Akanksha S.D Bangalore | Oral Medicine and Radiology
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It can be because of plaque accumulation around the tooth she must visit a dentist for dental check up. If the bleeding is because of gums inflammation or gingivitis dentist can recommend you to go for scaling
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Hello, Mam,she must visit a dentist.Bleeding gums is the first sign of gum problems.She might need a good set of deep cleaning to solve the problem. Regards,Dr Suman Makam,dental arts,jayanagar,Bangalore.
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Hi bleeding gums is a symptom of gum disease. The simplest and easiest treatment for it is to get your teeth cleaned regularly.
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it is recommended to get your teeth cleaned at least once in a year.
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Hi bleeding from gums is not a disease in itself but merely a symptom. It can be because of plaque accumulation around the tooth or blood disorder.
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Visit a dental surgeon for dental check up.If the bleeding is because of gums inflammation or gingivitis dentist can recommend you to go for scaling, otherwise consult a hematologist.
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Dr. Puja Bansal Pune | Dentist
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Hello! bleeding from gums could be because of deposits on your teeth. Visit your dentist and get a deep scaling done. Brush twice a day and rinse after every meal.
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Hi..yes it is a matter if concern. She needs a consultation.

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Hi Bleeding gums usually indicates Gingivitis Taft means swollen gums. She should get a professional cleaning of her teeth and gums and start warm salt water rinses. The symptoms should subside in 2 weeks Regards
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Well Bleeding is not a normal symptom.Your friend might have inflammed gums or what we call it as GINGIVITIS.She should not neglect it and take an appointment with a "PERIODONTIST"
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