health conditions


Question by  worker (9)

Why would a person have purple gums?

I don't have then but a friend does.


Answer by  vietnamgirls (1177)

Purple gums is a sign of Gingivitis, a form of periodontal disease where there is prolonged plaque buildup. It can have several causes, including poor oral hygiene, smoking, aging, hormonal imbalance and pregnancy.


Answer by  Eva333 (32)

It might be caused by gingivitis. The main reason of this dental illnes is bad hygiene. There's a lot of microorganisms in our mouth, which can be mostly removed by every day cleaning.

posted by Anonymous
youll be fine if you brush and floss every day two times plus after eating when at home  add a comment

Answer by  kilua (86)

Probably because of genetic, congenital or he/she have problems with oral health, he/she does not brush his/her teeth.


Answer by  mannersandsuch (1796)

This is a sign of poor circulation. It could be due cold, illness, low blood pressure or shock. Keep an eye on your friend and call a doctor just be on the safe side. If they develop any other concerning symptoms you might consider taking them emergency room or calling 911.


Answer by  nycgal (125)

It could be a symptom of gingivitis, which is an inflamation of the gums.The best way to prevent it is to practice oral hygene that consist of daily brushing and flossing three times a day. An oral rinse will also help mantain healthy gums.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

Usually when gums turn strange colors it is one of a few things either they ate something that dyes them that color or there is lack of oxygen or disease.


Answer by  ddelony (17)

Gums that are purple are a possible indication that a person has gum disease. A person who has purple gums should see a dentist, especially if the gums bleed.


Answer by  Anonymous

you be fine if your brush and floss two times every day if you dont your gums discolor

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