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A 36-year-old female asked:

My 3 year old has a fever and pimples in his mouth, red not ulcers. his palate also sore and burning when he eats. which over the counter medicine can i use?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
OTC: The choice of medicine, whether prescription or over the counter, depends on what's wrong. As there are multiple conditions that can cause oral lesions and pain, it is important that your 3 year old sees General Dentist or specialist Pedodontist to make differential diagnosis and then treatment recommendations.
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