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Misdiagnosis of Bleeding gums

Bleeding gums: Misdiagnosis

Diagnosing bleeding gums and its cause may be delayed or missed because in some cases, bleeding gums may not be severe enough for a person to seek medical care. Bleeding gums is a symptom of many different conditions, so a thorough medical evaluation is needed to ensure an accurate diagnosis of the reason for bleeding gums.

Bleeding gums: Related Misdiagnoses

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods, since they actually have a bleeding disorder. Severe afflictions may result in the women receiving a hysterectomy unnecessarily, when the underlying cause has not been identified. See the introduction to Von Willebrand's disease and bleeding disorder.

Bleeding gums: Possibly Deadly Misdiagnoses

Some of the causes, which may potentially be dangerous or fatal if left undiagnosed, may include:

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Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bleeding gums:

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