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Blood in saliva

Recently I have been experiencing slight blood traces in my saliva mostly in the morning spit. I am not able to detect the source of the blood, initially I thought it was a dental problem but I didn't find any wounds in my mouth. I have been under lot of stress lately and has been neglecting my health. I have not had any illness for many years. What exactly can it be? M worried
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Dr. Swastik Satpathy
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Hi dear, don't worry too much. Just relax and take care of your health. Exactly there can be many reasons for the slight blood traces and the solution may lie with professional cleaning of your teeth , May be vit C supplements so on. A doctor can explain you after proper examination. It's better to visit a Dental Surgeon as the problem is in your mouth. Take care
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
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Hi..it could be because of Gingivitis ( gum bleeding). Visit dentist for complete oral prophylaxis. Regards
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Dr. Aarthi Shankar
Dentist 10 yrs exp Bangalore
As suggested by fellow dentists ..your bleeding is indicating gum infection due to accumalation of tartar and plaque.Get a routine tooth cleaning done and maintain good oral hygiene. Also if you have not been eating well due to stress try eating a diet rich in iron and vit C ..this may also reduce bleeding .Deficiencies may also cause gum bleeding. Try to relax yourself ..everything will become all right.All the best.
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Dr. Rashmi Punhani
Pediatric Dentist 6 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi there... it could be because of gums infection...you should visit a nearby dentist for proper diagnosis and a routine dental scaling. Take care..!!
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Dr. Mohammed Moin Holy
Dentist 8 yrs exp Mumbai
It can either be bleeding from gum due to inflammation (gingivitis) or throat ifection can also cause the same. Please check with ur dentist.
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Dr. Pinak S. Deshpande
Dentist 8 yrs exp Surat
Bleeding can also be from gums which might be swollen in your lower anterior teeth. This could indicate start of your periodontal disease. Get your teeth cleaned, start using soft brush and use vertical brushing technique instead of horizontal.
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