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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: A variety of treatments are available for mucositis. See - http://oralcancerfoundation.Org/treatment/mucositis.Html. Commercially available or "compo ... Read More
Dr. George Koutsoukos
24 years experience Prosthodontics
SEE O.S. Dr.: Mucositis is a very general term. The question should be : "mucositis caused by?" try to see an oral surgeon if it is in your mouth.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Inflammation: Mucositis is the painful inflammation and ulceration of the mucous membranes lining the digestive tract, usually as an adverse effect of chemotherapy ... Read More
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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Inflammation: Generally this is inflammation of the mucous membranes.
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Mucositis is: A clinical diagnosis that refers to inflammation of mucosal surfaces. Can involve any such surface (gi tract, lungs, bladder, etc.). Instrumenting t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: There are immunosuppressive agents such as Cyclosporine that have been used to treat this in addition treatment with laser therapy has also been shown ... Read More
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mucositis: Was this caused by a drug? Then stop or change the drug. Lidex (fluocinonide) might be helpful.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Lichenoid mucositis: Unfortunately, without more history and physical exam and knowing the location of your lesion it is impossible to move on. Did you ask the same questi ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Thorough exam : Mucositis can be caused from a number of different things. A thorough history and clinical examination is the first step. In some cases, additional d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends on the cause: Mucositis or inflammation and irritation of the mucosal tissues can be due to a number of causes. Treatment is dependent upon the etiology of the muc ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Actually not: Diflucan is to prevent a super infection with candida but oral mucositis is treated with mixtures of topical anesthetic, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) a ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: It can. The best person to call and ask about this is your dentist. They might have an idea how to slow progression without having to make a doctor's ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends on the cause: Mucositis or inflammation and irritation of the mucosal tissues can be due to a number of causes. Treatment is dependent upon the etiology of the muc ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Have it checked: regularly. Lichenoid mucositis is a noncommittal term referring to a wide range of mucosal lesions which closely mimic oral lichen planus both clinica ... Read More
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