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Bleeding Gums/Nose

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Mucous membranes, including your gums and nose, can become swollen and sensitive during pregnancy. As a result you may notice nose bleeds when you blow too hard or bleeding gums when you brush your teeth. You may also feel like you have a constant runny or stuffy nose. Also a result of higher progesterone levels during pregnancy, your gums may react more to the bacteria in plaque - sometimes referred to as "pregnancy gingivitis" (which affects about 50% of pregnant women).

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • 8 weeks ago » Hindelhinnawy said:
    Am at either 5 or 6 DPO, thought my nose is runny, when I found lots of blood, kept bleeding for around ten minutes.
  • Feb. 21, 2015 2:25pm » charliep1234 said:
    with my son i remembered getting sore gums a week b4 af even went to dentist then got my positive a day later and same happening
  • Feb. 20, 2015 12:48am » Mamaof3babygirls said:
    6dpo and yes blew my nose and seen blood on the tissue
  • Feb. 20, 2015 12:47am » Mamaof3babygirls said:
    6dpo and yes blew my nose and seen blood on the tissue
  • Feb. 1, 2015 1:07am » kezzyman19 said:
    4dpo bleeding gums and increased hunger
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