Pregnancy Concerns

Bleeding Gums

Common during months:

 

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Why This Happens

Your blood volume increases when you are pregnant, which can cause some swelling in tissues with very small blood vessels, such as the nasal passages and gums. Tender gums may react to vigorous tooth brushing by bleeding.

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