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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience in Dentistry
Use Canker Cover: Painful mouth sores are usually canker sores (aphthous ulcer) which are found on the inside of your cheek, under your tongue, the tip of your tongue, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Hallaj-pour
Specializes in Pediatrics
Prevention and rest: Studies have shown that the 2 most common reasons for adults to get recurrent upper respiratory tract illnesses including aphthous ulcers in your mout ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Not much: Mouth sores are usually caused by a virus so it has to run its course, but ice pops can help, ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) and numbsit and o ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Smart
7 years experience in Dentistry
Cold and Canker: "Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused with each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called fever blisters or herpes simp ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: There are many causes so have a doctor r check you out...
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection: This may be nasal vestibulitis...An infection, usually staph, or a viral infection ..... Best to see your otolaryngologist for diagnosis and appropria ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in 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 in 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
44 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: A primary herpes simplex virus in infants in children can cause significant soreness of all the tissues within the mouth. Recurrent oral herpes lesion ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes : on any mucous membrane good luck eat soft foods no spices
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Can't: There's no way to prevent them, but you can help mitigate the discomfort by applying some topical medications that you can by at the drug store.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience in Periodontics
Many reasons: Have an examination with a dentist. Someone with oral medicine experience would be a good bet.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Canker Sore: The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear.Possible triggers for canker sores include: a minor injury to your mouth from dental work, overzealo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in 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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) have no definitive cause. They are thought to be caused by stress, allergies, trauma, diet, etc. They are usually self- ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Usually not.: Pain is usually minimal, but patients have had more painful sore ulcers in the mouth. Aflare in herpes is also more likely in sle! see someone in rheu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Ony superficially: Genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the virus herpes simplex type 2 (hsv2). It's related to the virus t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience in Dentistry
No: Cold sores are caused by a virus, and canker sores are auto-immune (some suspect a bacterial or viral link, but that's not proven). In either case, on ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Many?: Since we do not know what causes canker sores, the remedies are many. One approach is to apply a topical broad-spectrum antibiotic a few times a day. ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
See Link: http://www.happy-with-herpes.com/herpes-in-mouth-symptoms.html.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Maybe: Usually painful but symptoms vary. This could also represent cysts or other benign growths. If this is new or persists show md at next exam.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience in Wound care
Stomatitis: Yes. It can be exquisitely painful.
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