Bleeding Gums

The most common sign of gum disease is bleeding gums. Apart from this, gums can bleed in severe conditions like periodontitis, leukemia, vitamin deficiency, and blood clotting disorders.

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Why is my tooth or gums bleeding and paining for more than a month?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 14-years-old. I really never cared much about brushing my teeth, and it has been a while since I have not brushed them. I woke up one day, and it felt like the right side of my gum was hurting, and I went to brush my teeth because I figured maybe it was a tooth growing in or somethi...  Read Full »


Dr. Shraddha Suryavanshi

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you said, you are 14 years old, and at this age, it is very common to have bleeding gums. There could be two reasons as you are getting new teeth and another one you are attaining puberty. When you attain puberty, there will be a hormonal imbalance inside the body, l...  Read Full »

What causes bleeding gums and bad breath?

Query: Hello doctor, I have bleeding gums, bad breath, and black discoloration on the root of the teeth. How can I get healthy teeth and gums?  Read Full »


Dr. Beryl Fredrick

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and the attached picture (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Gum bleeding and bad breath is a sign of gum condition called gingivitis. Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums caused due to constant irritation by ta...  Read Full »

Is surgery required for a gum infection?

Query: Hello doctor, For two months, I have been having a bad mouth odor. From last month, I am noticing bleeding from my gums. I had visited a dentist a few days back for these problems. In the initial checkup, he told me about the gum infection. The doctor also took an x-ray. He suggested me to undergo...  Read Full »


Dr. Nivedita Dalmia

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First and foremost, get an oral prophylaxis (cleaning of the teeth) done. Increase intake of vitamin C in your diet. Massage your gums with G32 tablet twice daily. Take two tablets and crush it in your palm. For the upper jaw, massage downwards and for the lower jaw massa...  Read Full »

Can bleaching of tooth cause gum bleeding and pain?

Query: I got my teeth bleached and have had pain in my gums and teeth for a long time now. The gums were bleached and they were bleeding for a while. It feels like my gum or teeth ( bottom 4 ) are throbbing all day.  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: hello such pain happens only when then the bleaching agent i.e. concentrated hydrogen peroxide or other chemicals come in direct contact with soft tissues. it shoudl resolve usually in 24 hours to 48 hours. use warm salt water gargle twice a day. apply an oral anaesthetic gel all over the gums to ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain and swelling in my gums?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain and swelling in gums and sometimes bleeding as well.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Joshi

Dentist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not worry. Thank you very much for sending pictures and for making my diagnosis clear. See, it is gingivitis along with a traumatic ulcer. Gingivitis is due to the accumulation of plaque and while the ulcer is due to hot food inhalation. I am prescribing some...  Read Full »

What is the treatment given for fractured tooth?

Query: Hi doctor, I fell down and I got knocked in my front right incisor and it does not move back. It is also a permanent tooth. I am taking tablet Vyvanse.  Read Full »


Dr. Divya Banu M

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do not worry, we can manage it. First of all, do not touch it or try to push it back into position. Do not bite on that tooth. There is bleeding which is from the gums (as the picture i...  Read Full »

Will calcium supplements provide a solution for my bleeding gums?

Query: Hello doctor, I get bleeding at the time of brushing. I think I do not have enough calcium. Please provide me some calcium supplements and a solution to this problem.  Read Full »


Dr. Tooba Qazi

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, this is the complaint most of the patients come up with, and they have a slight misconception about the problem. Usually, if gums bleed just while brushing, it is due to the weakness of gums and not the tooth. So you do not need any calcium supplements for it. ...  Read Full »

How to control bleeding gums?

Query: Hello doctor, For months now, I am suffering from a gum problem. It bleeds while brushing but no pain. Two connected teeth (as shown in the attached picture) are slightly moving. A white soft gum-like tissue has grown. If I try to brush it away, it bleeds. Keeping in mind that I cannot attend any ...  Read Full »


Dr. Beryl Fredrick

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and attachment and understood your concern (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From your tooth picture and your symptoms, the condition is called periodontitis. It is a condition wherein the bone and the gums surrounding ...  Read Full »

What are the causes of throbbing tooth pain?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I have been under tremendous amounts of stress and following that, I have started to notice my bottom front tooth has started to feel slightly abnormal. It sits further back from the rest. Recently, it feels like something has trapped between the teeth and throbs now and then. T...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The dentist removes only the calculus deposits, which are highly infectious and cause recession of gums in front teeth. He cannot remove enamel of any tooth while deep cleaning. You should maintain your gum hygiene by using a mild mouthwash or warm salt water gargle thric...  Read Full »

What is the reason for inflamed gums with bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, The gum around one of my lower teeth is inflamed for about three days now and it hurts as well, and every time I touch, it starts bleeding. So I swapped my normal toothbrush to a softer one and I am using mouthwash as well, but it is not getting any better. The gum is a bit swollen and t...  Read Full »


Dr. Beryl Fredrick

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bumps or swelling on gums could be: 1. Gum abscess. 2. Tooth abscess. 3. Gingivitis. 4. Accidental toothbrush injury. If the swelling is reddish and involves the gum edge along with tartar (hardened yellow food deposit), that could be gingivitis or gingival absc...  Read Full »

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