What are symptoms of menstruation gingivitis?

Symptoms of menstruation gingivitis include inflammation and redness of the gums, sometimes with a burning sensation, bleeding and pain. Symptoms might occur during ovulation and premenstruation, perhaps because of changing hormone levels at these times. Women should remember to take excellent care of their teeth and gums and make routine visits to their dentist.

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