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Pregnant. Blood comes when I spit after brushing. Is it pregnancy symptom? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Oct-2013
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User:Hi XXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:After my brush when i split i get little blood
User:i m pregnant now
User:4th month running
User:i had vomiting
User:still i do some times
User:when i forcefully split then i get little blood
Doctor:May I know how much of blood do you get?
Doctor:Do you have any other complaints besides this?
User:very little amount
User:just 1 ml
User:not even 1 ml
Doctor:If blood is not large, then this is not a serious problem.
User:not daily
User:but is it pregnancy symtom?
Doctor:Perhaps the blood is from your gums and teeth.
Doctor:Brush with soft bristle tooth brush and rinse with saline water(luke salt water).
Doctor:You can wait for 3-5 days.
User:no it comes when i split. i dont think so its from gums and teeth
Doctor:If symptoms persist you can go back to an ENT surgeon and get it treated.
Doctor:I understand your concern; however blood from stomach is altered in color (darkish)
Doctor:fresh blood is from the upper respiratory and oral cavity.
Doctor:The nasal structures, oral structures and gums need to checked if the blood is from those sources.
Doctor:That's why I recommend you to keep proper dental hygeine.
Doctor:Wait for couple of days.
User:k fine
User:i did teeth cleanup two weeks back
Doctor:If the bleeding increases or if you the problem persists for after few days then visit a doctor.
User:k sure
User:thank you Doctor
Doctor:I understand, that's why i would like to check if there is any bleeds from gums.
Doctor:It will not affect your pregnancy though.
Doctor:So do not be worried.
Doctor:I hope you are not on aspirin tablets?
Doctor:Are you?
Doctor:Follow my instructions.
User:k sure
Doctor:You can visit your doctor if problem persists or if bleeding worsens.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:do i need to consult dentist ?
Doctor:Since the source of bleed can be from any of the oral structures, you can visit your treating doctor/physician. They can examine you and direct you to the right specialist.
Doctor:I guess it could be from the gums; since your physician has an option to look into the structures
Doctor:he can be able to predict the right specialist.
Doctor:Hope you understand that.
User:k fine
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:thank you a lot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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