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Bleeding Mouth & Dog Sneezing

jay_03

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Hey guys, so I tend to grind my teeth at night and I have pretty serrated back teeth so I make my gums bleed a lot. This usually isn’t an issue and I wake up at 3 or 4 AM to spit out whatever blood is mixed in with my saliva and it’s fine and over with.

TODAY though, my dog who sleeps in my bed usually sneezed IN MY MOUTH (while it was bleeding a little) and my contamination OCD fears went bananas. I just want to know if anyone has lived through their dog sneezing into their bloody mouth bc it’s freaking gross and also I am nervous as all can be.

(Edit: I know how goofy sounding this is, just want some reassurance)
 

Marnie

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not goofy - that's why we all have this anxiety - we're great at the "what If" game. Im sure you're fine. Even when
dogs aren't sneezing right in you're face, theyre still coughing, slobbering, etc all the time and I really don't think
we can catch things from them - If you're still worried, rinse your mouth out with listerine or salt water - just to
make you feel better
 

Cuchculan

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Don't think I would allow a dog to sleep on my bed to begin with. As for what happened? Think I would prefer a dog to sneeze than a human giving what is going on out there at the moment. All about how well your dog is looked after. Quick rinse of the mouth and wash up and I would guess things would be fine. Lesson learned. Once you dog has no infections or anything like that nothing bad should come from it.
 
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