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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Canker sores: No one knows exactly why canker sores occur, but they are often secondary to an infection somewhere else in your body, or to stress, or to eating too ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: Have you changed diet recently? How about meds, including otcs? Has your activity level changed? Have you had a cold? See your md/do.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Please define: mucous in your mouth. Usually mucous is thick, gelatinous and may be light yellow or green. Saliva is thin, watery and occasionally bubbly, always cle ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible, not likely: Staph (whether MRSA or non-MRSA types) is not a common cause of dental abscesses, although it could happen. All abscess symptoms are pretty much the s ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Unlikely: Anyone can get a tingle in the mouth.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: A red or white or red patch on the lips, inside cheeks, gums or tongue that does not go away could be an early sign of oral cancer.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Not always...: A 'purple bump' inside the mouth could be a sign of HIV infection; however, there are multiple reasons to have a purplish bump in the oral cavity that ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I have never : Heard that one before. If you miss your period please take a home pregnancy test.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions. If the lesions have persisted for more than a couple of weeks, it wo ... Read More
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