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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Insult to injury: You are only going to make things worse. Aspirin is acidic and it will burn the tissue, causing further inflammation and probably more pain.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: A true canker sore is a local auto-immune condition that results from different types of stress. It usually doesn't "spread" as you describe. If you h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: It's possible you may have a viral infection which can cause both the sore and a sore throat. Or, they may not be related. The canker sore should hea ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Aphthae: Not herpes, no culture needed. See a dermatologist. Various treatments when troublesome. Silver nitrate stick helps some people. Colchicine. Many othe ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Anatomy:: Throat begins at tongue base, tonsils, soft palate; mouth: tongue, gums/alveolar ridge, cheeks, floor of mouth . Many mouth sores are traumatic. Some ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your DR: For prescription of antiviral meds and perhaps some antibiotics if there's some pus. In the meantime take motrin, gargle with warm salt water with per ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
See your doctor!: This type of situation calls for you to be seen by either your physician or dentist to try to determine what is the cause and how to best treat the pr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Aphthous ulcer: You probably have aphthous ulcers which are benign very painful small white ulcerations in the mouth. They are frequently brought on by stress or ill ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Infection: anywhere from the jaw to the throat area. Be examined by you MD or your clinic to pin point the area of infection.All the best.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Viral pharyngitis: Viral illnesses will frequently cause mouth ulcers, and the fever is low grade. These are usually short course of illness, less than two weeks. The m ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
None for STREP: Soothing products, lozenges, acetaminophen may help pain. But for Strep you need antibiotics.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Uncommon: There is no reason to think of throat cancer at your age. You probably have a viral illness.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dry mouth: It may be neither. There are other conditions that can cause dry mouth, therefore it is important to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
33 years experience Dentistry
No.: Aphtous ulcers, commonly called canker sores, are caused by the immune system attacking part of your oral mucosa. It is not known yet exactly what tri ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will he ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Underbrink
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Supportive care: Canker sores are either related to a healing spot of damaged tissue (eg, tooth bite) or a viral reactivation. Supportive care is all that is required ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores do not cause sore throat or fever. If you have a sore throat and fever along with an outbreak of sores in your mouth or on your lips, t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
See doctor for strep: Strep can cause a sore throat and mouth. Virus can also cause pain and sores. If you think you have strep it is very important to see a doctor and g ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Dalin
40 years experience Dentistry
Bump and throat: Can be a lot of different things...One possibility is a torus (harmless bone that occurs in a lot of people) if it is is right in the middle. If it is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: They can cause all these symptoms. Visit your doctor or dentist to see why theses are occurring. All the best.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I can't tell you the: 'best'. Slippery elm bark lozenges are a good option.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get Examined: Multiple oral sores make me concern about Oral Herpes Simplex Infection. You may have Strep throat ( because of Sore Throat) also. some times Aphth ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See physician: Please see a physician. The sore on the roof of your mouth is most likely related to viral or bacterial infection related to your other symptoms. Yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Multiple causes: There are multiple causes of painful rash in the mouth and throat. Everything from viral illnesses to much worse. So, i would have it checked.

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