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 something, and to my surprise when I went to brush them, my teeth or my gums started bleeding, as I noticed on the toothbrush. I kept brushing because I figured I got something. Is this gum or tooth pain? I do not know which one has been going on for a month.
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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, leading to swelling in the gums and further bleeding whenever you touch it. If it is painful, you can take a Paracetamol tablet whenever it pains; otherwise, just use mouthwash and keep ice on the area where there is swelling. It would be of help if you would send me a picture of the area concerned.
Do not worry, it happens during this age, and you will be fine. Follow-up after a week if the problem does not resolve. I will prescribe other medicines.
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