Bleeding gums and or mouth

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Gum disease

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis and periodontal disease, is where the gums become swollen, sore or infected.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swollen or painful gums
  • Bleeding gums and or mouth
  • Breath smells bad

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Gum disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Haemophilia A

Haemophilia is an inherited condition that affects the blood's ability to clot.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Nose bleeding
  • Bleeding gums and or mouth
  • Easy bruising
  • Single joint stiffness
  • Affected joint feels warm

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Haemophilia A.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Mouth cancer

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, is where an abnormal group of cells (tumour) develops on the surface of the tongue, mouth, lips or gums.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Mouth ulcer
  • Bleeding gums and or mouth
  • Change of voice
  • Inflamed tongue
  • White patches in mouth or tongue

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Mouth cancer.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.