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Gums bleeding non-stop. Became worse after using Corsodyl mint mouthwash. Suggestions?

hi, my gums keeps on bleeding non stop for like 5 minutes and once they stop bleeding the blood goes thick and gets stuck in my gums and between my gums giving me a really bad bread, i have been brushing regularly and using corsodyl mint mouth wash to help cure my gums but ever since i have started using it my gums seem to be even worse, what can i do to really help my gums to stop bleeding for good.
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Bleeding gums can occur due to many reasons , like inflammation of the gums known as gingivitis , plague and calculus deposition , vitamin deficienceis , systemic conditions like diabetes and leukemia .

Visit to a Dentist and get checkup done .
Get complete mouth scaling and polishing done.
Use antiseptic mouthwash solution like chlorhexidine twice daily.
Take vitamin suplements .
Develop a habit of brushing teeth twice daily with a soft bristle toothbrush .
Develop a habit of using dental floss and interdental cleaners .

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
hello there ,

According to your clinical history i suspect you have developed severe inflammation of the gums called as gingivitis .

Gingivitis is mainly caused due to poor oral hygiene , accumulation of bacterial plaque and calculus deep in the gum pockets and root surfaces of the teeth that leads to gum problems like bleeding , redness , recession and sensitivity.

Gum bleeding is also caused by deficiency of vitamin c and vitamin b12 .

i would suggest you to consult a dentist and get the thorough scaling and root planing done for your teeth .

A multivitamin course and supplementaion of vitamin C will help in reducing the gum bleeding by tissue repair.

i hope this information helps ,

take care,\.
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response

The bleeding gums may be due to infected gums called gingivitis.
Get your teeth cleaned.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
Rinse your mouth after every meals.
Use soft-bristled toothbrush to clean your teeth.
Chlorhexidine mouthwash can prevent plaque accumulation.
Use gum-tone gel to massage your gums.
INclude vitamin-c rich fruits into your diet.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Sikun Samantara's  Response
Hi Paul,

Welcome to HCM,

It looks like its been a long time that you have visited a dentist. Bleeding gums indicates you may be having Gingivitis(gum inflammation). All you have to do is to get a professional scaling( cleaning of teeth) done in order to reduce the bleeding of gums. Hope I helped you.
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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