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Gum bleeding, pain in the gums - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Madam
Doctor :   ok, from when is this.
User :   I have gum bleeding problem. In the morning while brushing, my gums often bleed,
Doctor :   How old are you.
User :   Since 6months almost
Doctor :   ok, do you have any medical illness.
User :   32
Doctor :   DO you have any pain in the gums.
User :   No Madam
User :   Yes Madam. If press with tooth brush or with finger, it pains
Doctor :   Are you on any medication ?
Doctor :   Are you htere.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes I had two weeks back. The doctor told that my mouth is filled with dust and recommended tablets for 3 days, to use Colgate Sensitive paste
Doctor :   Ok, you should have got it cleaned too, if there were any plaques.
Doctor :   You will also need to do some tests.
User :   But the problem still persists
Doctor :   oral examination of teeth and gums
* X-rays of teeth and jaw
* Blood analysis
Tc, Dc, Esr, Hb%, sugar, calcium, urea, and creatinine
Coagulation factors and serum prothrombin time
User :   Yes Madam. What kind of tests, Madam?
Doctor :   Bleeding and clotting time
User :   Yes Madam.
Doctor :   You might be having bleeding problems.
Doctor :   Or infection which aggravtaes this.
User :   Yes Madam.
Doctor :   Get it checked first, use cold ice when the bleeding happens and rinse teeth in salt water
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes Madam. Even I do not eat any sweets. One more thing is madam, the under gums at the front teeth, they are swollen. I get much pain at this part.
User :   I'd undergo all the tests you suggested, Madam and apply the ice method
Doctor :   Avoid chips, sour foods or drinks, hot drinks, carbonated acid drinks, sticky chocolates, pain-killers,
Doctor :   You can use meswak paste.
User :   Thanks a lot, Madam. I need to leave office for today.
User :   Yes Madam
Doctor :   You are welocme
User :   Sorry Madam, I'm quitting
User :   Thanks again
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