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sore throat swollen gums canker sores

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sores take time: Any disruption in the gums or canker sores will generally take around 10 days to run their course. Menthol gum, medicated losenges can give temporary ... Read More
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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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
URI: Upper respiratory tract infections, whether due to viruses or bacteria, may trigger migraine headaches in a susceptible person. Swollen gums, if due ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: Possibly viral infection given the season. Allergy is another consideration. If you have other symptoms, please relay those.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see a doctor.: This looks like a medical condition which needs immediate attention. Please go to ed and evaluated.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Antibiotics: Antibiotics have been ineffective, indicating that your infection may not be bacterial. Or perhaps it's the wrong antibiotic. Call your Dentist and ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities: Take her to a primary care provider for an evaluation. The answer to your question depends on examination and may involve some lab tests.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: a VIRAL infection which is also called"foot and mouth Disease...common in summer months ..this does NOT sound like a Vitamin deficiency! Hope this is ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably viral: If she also has a stuffy nose, this is likely viral. If she only has a sore throat, i would recommend having your doctor take a look and swab her thr ... Read More

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