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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?
  • 2 weeks ago » Mjean147 said:
    Nose bleed
  • 6 weeks ago » Sh4nn0n said:
    7 dpo with a nosebleed. This happened to me a last time with my chemical pregnancy. Other than that time, I never get them.
  • Jan. 22, 2014 1:22pm » deborahj said:
    Also...Had that metallic taste the last couple days....
  • Jan. 22, 2014 1:20pm » deborahj said:
    It's 1:20 in the afternoon and just tried to eat a sub sandwhich....my gums are so sore I almost couldn't eat it.
  • Dec. 25, 2013 4:53pm » babyhopes3xx said:
    i have no idea what dpo iam had this for a week even when my son bumped into me and my gums started bleeding badly also when i brush
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