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Is bleeding while brushing every day a symptom of cancer?

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Is bleeding while brushing every day a symptom of cancer?
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Hi, no need to worry because bleeding from your gum is not an indication of oral cancer it is a sign of gum disease which can be either gingivitis or periodontitis. Both of which can be easily treated by your dentist or a Periodontist.

When was the last time you visited the dentist for an exam and or cleaning?

Do you brush, floss and use a Water Pik?

Thanks.

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