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anyone have increased gum bleeding later in pregnancy? i had it early on but it diminished to almost nothing for months. i know they say it's related to high hormone levels (is it the progesterone or estrogen? or both?). these last few days, though, it's started back up with a vengeance! i don't remember this with my previous pregnancies.....

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Just the other day this started up again. I think it's estrogen. I didnt' have a re-surge in my last pregnancy, but this one for sure. They are also a little tender.

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yeah, me too, and I also had some EWCM so it's all related to hormone surges.

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i've had it the whole time. yuck! (well, like i've said about every pregnancy symptom: i've had it since i read it was a symptom )
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yeah, me too, and I also had some EWCM so it's all related to hormone surges.

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what's EWCM?

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my dentist said to expect it
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yeah, me too, and I also had some EWCM so it's all related to hormone surges.

ILANA

oooh I didn't even think to coorelate the two CM is also estrogen caused and I've been having more, but mine is more watery right now.

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what's EWCM?
Egg White Cervical Mucus

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Yeah, the bleeding gums have come and gone here as well...
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my gums have just started bleeding a lot again. it makes me crazy!

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EWCM = Egg White Cervical Mucus
ahhh....i've been having tons more of this, too! makes sense.

as i was brushing my teeth last night & spitting blood tinged toothpaste i kept thinking that this was a sign that labor was imminent! everything is a potential sign these days!

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