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Hello doctor, my gum has been swallowed for the past few weeks and now it has started bleeding and inflammation. Is it periodontal gum disease or something else? How can I get rid of it? Kindly help

Asked anonymously on 22nd April, 2022 at 4:53 pm

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Dr. Suhrab Singh

11 years of experience

Endodontist

Last edited on 22nd Apr 2022 at 4:56 pm

Yes it is a periodontal gum disease. Bleeding gums are a sign of gingivitis, or inflammation of your gums. It's a common and mild form of gum disease, and it's caused by a buildup of plaque at your gumline. 
To prevent bleeding from gums go for proper cleaning , brush your teeth twice a day, use fluoride contained mouthwash, consume vitamin c contained foods, prevent sugary foods and beverages.

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Dr. Preksha Jain

12 years of experience

Dentist

Last edited on 22nd Apr 2022 at 4:54 pm

You will need to visit a dentist and undergo a proper check up , and with proper oral hygiene measures you will be fine.

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