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Is Listerine bad for bleeding gums?

I have bleeding gums and I use Listerine mouthwash. Is Listerine bad for bleeding gums?

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Not bad, but if your teeth and the gum are bleeding, then you need to visit the dentist to do a cleaning visit.
Only if it has alcohol - then it's going to sting like crazy. Otherwise, Listerine Zero is a good antibacterial rinse, as is Colgate Total and Crest ProHealth. Paradontax Toothpaste is made for bleediing gums. And don't forget to see your dentist/hygienist regularly, brush (properly) and floss nightly.
Lysterine is not bad for bleeding gums, and may even help, but it would be best to visit a dentist to determine the cause of the bleeding.
No. Listerine could help decrease gum inflammation/bleeding by killing the bacteria that cause it. It will not allow you to avoid gum bleeding by itself. You will need to maintain oral hygiene with brushing and flossing (or water flossing) and any built up tartar would need to be cleaned professionally by a dentist or hygienist.