A woman who has visited doctors over 1000 times in the past 20 years is found to have an infection from bugs that are found in the mouth.
Check out this article.
If you were ever wondering how important it is to keep your mouth healthy, read this article on how this woman suffered for years until one doctor determined it to be Actinomycosis.
Near the end of the article,
“The NHS estimates one in every 300,000 people suffers from
actinomycosis. The infection often starts in the mouth or throat and
will only spread if the bacteria has chance to penetrate the body’s
It can be caused by gum disease, dental surgery, or,
as doctors think in Mrs Wicks’s case, a small particle of food or fish
bone getting lodged in the throat.”
So if you you think you may have gum disease or if your gums bleed, go see your dentist and get the disease controlled.