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Sore gums and roof of mouth

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dentistry 43 years experience
An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script ... Read More
Dr. Barry Levin
Periodontics 27 years experience
Sounds viral: This sounds viral. Likely a herpetic outbreak, but could be something more serious. Other conditions like erythema multiforma might be cause. I sug... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 9 years experience
Red soreness : There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sinus treatment: Recurrent sinusitis can cause recurrent upper mouth pain, so can a small recurring ulcer in the mouth. Try an antiseptic mouth wash and a Neti pot or ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Sore palate: Possible causes are sinusitis, periodontal disease, and/or abscessed tooth. All three are infections that deserve further investigation. Please see y... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Sore gums: The most likely cause is gum disease. But may also be due to trauma, malposed tooth, clenching or grinding, etc. See your Dentist to start the diagn... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Sore: "Sore" requires visualization, possible imaging, possible lab tests, to identify. Until it can be identified the appropriate treatment regimen cannot... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Drower
Dentistry 24 years experience
Virus vs. fungus: Nystatin treats oral candidiasis, a fungal infection. Diagnosis is confirmed by visualizing white lesions that can be wiped away, leaving red skin und... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Sounds viral: Now you need to rest and try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Big you do not improve go see doctor
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Herpangina: Your symptoms are consistent with a coxsackie infection called herpangina. Self limited treat symptomatically.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
Integrative Medicine 45 years experience
Sore Gum: red spots as well as white spots on the lining of the mouth and gums can be caused by viruses. Best to have your PCP check and make sure. Medication m... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Maybe it is!: But without knowing your age or being able to see you, it is impossible to tell. The best advice anyone can give you is to call a local dentist for an... Read More

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