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Lufkin, TX
A 28-year-old female asked:

Daughter is experiencing sore tongue, sore throat and gum swelling. she's been dx with strep and on omnicef x 7d. has white lesions on the sides of her tongue and is refusing to eat b/c of it. she was called in lidociane mixture and not much help?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 37 years experience
Recheck: I would go back to the doctor if they have been on antibiotic for 3 or more days already. I would make sure the strep is clearing and that the white on the tongue isn't oral thrush eat which would simply clear with a mouthwash designed to air the thrush.
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