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While flossing with a sewing thread I noticed mild bleeding in my lower gums today. I google it and it shows gingivitis. But I don't have any other symptom of gingivitis. No foul breath, no sore painful gums, no pus in gums. Can only mild bleeding by flossing can be gingivitis?

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While flossing with a sewing thread I noticed mild bleedi...
It’s absurd to use normal thread for flossing. The dental floss is a waxed thread to avoid the gum injury. Ordinary thread would cause gingivitis. Please refrain in future.
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While flossing with a sewing thread I noticed mild bleedi...
It's gingivitis Do warm water gargles.
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While flossing with a sewing thread I noticed mild bleedi...
It's not necessary that bleeding always may be due to gingivitis,,it may be due to injury to the gum also while u were using floss
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Just rinse with lukewarm water and a pinch of salt in it, about 4-5 times daily.
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