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Sore throat swollen gums canker sores

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
Dr. Scott Terry
Dentistry 29 years experience
Canker Sores: The cause of canker sores is not clear. It is most likely due to your body's own defenses following an attack or injury. They go away by themselves. M... Read More
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Canker sores?: Maybe they were not canker sores at all, but mouth lesions of the infecting virus. Strep doesn't cause gingivitis or canker sores. This sounds more ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Evaluation needed: It is impossible to tell you what is causing your symptoms. You could have a virus but there are many other causes. See a dentist to find out what is ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease and need to see a dentist. 2. Canker sore, nothing cures canker sores or prevents re... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Viral: Possibly viral infection given the season. Allergy is another consideration. If you have other symptoms, please relay those.
Dr. Barry Levin
Periodontics 27 years experience
Could be viral: With a sore throat, i suggest you see your primary care physician. If you have ulcerations and/or redness, this could be the sign of a viral infectio... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Please see a doctor.: This looks like a medical condition which needs immediate attention. Please go to ed and evaluated.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
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.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 34 years experience
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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