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Problem of bleeding gums - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i am having problem of bleeding gums ..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please continue
User :   i got my scaling done last year
Doctor :   explain in detail
User :   my gums bleed when i apply a little pressure also
User :   even if i brush a bit hard
Doctor :   ok
User :   what ii can do ?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   30,F,married
Doctor :   Location and other details please
User :   location -punjab ,yes
User :   housewife
Doctor :   How long you have been having this problem?
User :   2 years
Doctor :   What medicines did you use?
User :   i had shown to a dentist ...he said ...i need scaling ..even after that the bleeding continues
Doctor :   ok did you follow up then
User :   i used one gum paint ...and one mouth wash chlorhexidine
User :   the bleeding was continued so i didn't follow up
Doctor :   Ok do you bleed from any other part like nose
User :   never
Doctor :   how are you menstrual periods?
User :   normal and regular
Doctor :   How many pads do you use?
User :   3-4 days ....2 pads each day
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you muscle weakness, joint pains
User :   no
Doctor :   are you tired
Doctor :   at the end of day
User :   no
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   or your tired ness increased for the last 6 months
User :   not so ..
User :   why you asking these questions ..?
Doctor :   I jsut wanted to confirm any nutritional deficiency
Doctor :   which is common in Indian woman
User :   ok
Doctor :   have you got a hemogloabin test done recently
User :   my Hb is 11.6 is it normal?
Doctor :   when was that done?
User :   yesterday
Doctor :   have you got it done yourself
Doctor :   or someone asked you
Doctor :   Doyou see any red or purple spots
User :   my brother is doctor he got it i am planning to have a second baby
User :   where ?
Doctor :   So what all medicines did you use it yet?
Doctor :   anywhere on your body
Doctor :   especailly pressure areas
User :   no
Doctor :   any medicines?
User :   no...only folic acid i am taking
Doctor :   are you using other B complex tablets also
User :   my brother asked me to take iron tablets....can i take it along wiht folic acid ..?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is infact good
User :   not using other B complex tablets
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you caries tooth
Doctor :   bad tooth or fishy odor from your mouth?
User :   folic acid dose is 5 mg...and the iron tablets alos having folic acid 1.5 mg ...will it be overdose of folic acid?
User :   if i take both together
User :   no caries ,bad tooth,
Doctor :   no problem
Doctor :   one should take atleast 4mg of FA daily
Doctor :   from 3 months ot plan pregnancy
User :   it will be 6.5 mg ....any side effects ?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   You can alternatively take
Doctor :   GNC pharma WOMEWN'S ULTRA MEGA
Doctor :   two tablets daily
Doctor :   which has minerals too along with Iron fA, Ca
Doctor :   Regarding the blood oozing from gums
Doctor :   you have to use the soft tooth brush
User :   11.6 Hb is it ok?
Doctor :   It should be improved
Doctor :   that is why i give the supplement above
User :   i am already using soft brush
Doctor :   because you are planning for preg
User :   i have bought Tab medofer it ok?
Doctor :   that is fine
User :   and folic acid MCBM-69
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please confirme the details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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User :   ya
Doctor :   I think the cause for the bleeding gums is local cause
User :   both tablets i can take together ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   dentist would help you better so see another one
Doctor :   if you arenot satisfied with the other
User :   both after dinner it ok?
Doctor :   yes
User :   iron tablets for how long i have to take ?
Doctor :   I though it would be easier for you to take on one tablet with other vitamins and minerals also
Doctor :   that is why i suggested the GNC pharma ULTRA MEGA
Doctor :   Iron tablets are to be continued
Doctor :   till the end of pregnancyh
User :   ok
Doctor :   Folic acid can be stopped
User :   when
Doctor :   after 12 weeks or whenever the doct
Doctor :   of getting pregnancy
User :   ok...
User :   any thing i cn do for gum bleeding right now ...before seeing some dentist ?
User :   u there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   It is always better to see the dentist
Doctor :   first
User :   ok
Doctor :   since there is hardly any medcine that can be suggestd
Doctor :   without prescription
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   ya
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   anything else
User :   ok thanks doc bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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