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Sore Inside Mouth O Gums And Cheek
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 for acyclovir. If you are prone to these outbreaks or even singular sores..Then have some of that drug on hand at all times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?
Perhaps: Strep throat, mononucleosis, or other viruses. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.
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 recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.
See oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to get this evaluated. Then he can treat this or refer you to another specialist. ...Read more
Herpes: Herpes outbreak/cold sores will often start as a tingling sensation before the lesions appear. Herpes simplex is the virus that causes cold sores and mouth lesions. Other types of herpes virus cause other things like shingles and chicken pox or sexually transmitted disease. Herpes lives in nerve tracts, breaking out when resistence is down. It's why there is a tingling before the lesion shows. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?
Bumps: What are the bumps? Have they ever been seen by a Dentist. Do you bite into the areas because of malocclusion? Are teeth healthy or abscessed? Smoking will irritate oral tissues and there is always concern about oral cancer, have your been evaluated? Any lesion of over 2 weeks duration MUST be immediately evaluated by your Dentist. Don't expect self healing, see a Pro. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple reasons: There are many reasons why someone may have a sore mouth and tongue, ranging from fungal infections, periodontal disease, auto-immune diseases, vitamin deficiencies and possibly even cancer. The only way to start to find out is visiting a dentist for an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in mouth temple gum cheek neck and chest, swelling in gum and cheek, can't close or open mouth. No insurance?
possible infection: Possible infection. Dental evaluation would be place to start, but medical care will likely be required. ...Read more
Oral??: If you mean oral sex, and your question is are you being paranoid, then answer is no. Anyone should be concerned having any symptoms after unprotected ...Oral. Having said that, chances of you contracting a disease is prob low, depending on your partner (if he (she?) has multiple partners, and is a drug addict, chances are higher). Bottom line: i'd get it checked out with your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May not be related: These 2 symptoms may or may not be related. Sore throat may be flu or any upper respiratory tract infection. Could be from trauma. Virus or bacteria. Who knows? The bump? How long has it been there? Could be a natural bony growth. Could be a cyst. Could be a number of things. Please see an md or a dds in person for further answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slight sore throat, had white patch on soft pallet, now they are red & on roof ,mouth dry, sore, feels like something in back of mouth weird taste wha?
Dr. can check throat: 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 cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Swollen and severly sore cheek, sore throat, white patches in mouth on side of cheek. Negative strep culture at er, pain meds not working.
Hard to say: This could be many things. You need to be specific about when it started and what treatment has been given. This could be thrush, aphthous ulcers, lichen planus, leukoplakia, and other things. Oral diagnosis can be difficult, so seeing the oral cavity problem is very important. If you give more information, we can help better. Go to an otolaryngologist for exam, treatment, and possible biopsy. ...Read more
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will heal on their own in 7-10 days. See your dentist or ENT specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms. ...Read more
Cold sore: Cannot see leison but usually aphthous type leison which is viral in nature and some type of stress brings them on. They last 7-10 days and once they start there is not much to do but wait them out. Sometimes ice oor other ointments can reduce the sorenesss and time to 4-7 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have a sore area on top of mouth between gums and cheek with white patch.Put orajel on it and the gel turned white and balled up why would that happen?
Normal occurrence : Having a mouth sore in this area is probably a apthous ulcer or canker sore. The white patch in mouth is tissue surface layer sloughing off, think of scab on skin. The medication can turn color and collect with this patch to ball up. Spot will heal in week time. ...Read more
I have a sore in my mouth, looks like a little line of yellow. It's by my gums but on the upper part of my cheek, doesn't hurt but keeps coming back?
My gums are receeding, I have trauma, front tooth grinding, my molars are shifting inwards, I have clenching and grindingteeth, soreness in mouth area, biting cheek, and trouble chewing. What should I do?
Major problems: The health of the TMJ can affect one's entire health and immune system. The teeth, muscles and the jaw joints function as a triad to insure proper chewing, speaking, and other movements that we take for granted, when you have chronic TMJ dysfunction (tmd) the symptoms can develop into headaches, facial and ear pain, and facial discomfort. You may need meds, pt or mouthpiece or all. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a sore/painful area on top of my mouth between gums and cheek. There is a white patch on my cheek across from gums. I put orajel on the area, and the gel turned white and balled up. Why would that happen?
I have a thin cut in my mouth, about 1/2" long. My cheek is swollen and the gum and jaws are sore. 3 days! Home/holistic/homeopathic remedies???
Give it time: No home remedies worth a mention. "Holistic" is without real meaning. All homeopathic remedies are useless except as placebo. Homeopathy made no sense when invented 150 years ago and it still consists of silly dilutions of useless molecules until there is not a single molecule left in the distilled water you buy in a weird bottle. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is sold as a sleeping pill. Other antihistamines work bett ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My upper molar tooth or wisdom is growing in and cutting the side of my cheek and bottom gums its making my side of my mouth sore and sensetive ? Help
I have sore throat on one side, and sore gum and cheek on the same side. My mouth has also been sore all over. Also seem to have clear dots on tongue.
Probably viral: This is probably a viral infection. When a virus infects it can invade multiple types of muscosal cells...gingiva, esophageal, tonsillar etc. Don't panic too much about the dots you see...the tongue is very vascular, colonized with every bacteria and fungus and has odd type cells if you look close enough. When it gets inflamed it can take quite abnormal and serious. Rest, fluids and time now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting a recurring mouth ulcer between gums and cheek near root canaled tooth, gums are tender and sore. Dentist says X-ray of root canal looks good?
Recurring ulcer: Any sore or lesion in the mouth that does not heal in 10-14 days, or is recurring, needs to be examined and possibly biopsied. If your dentist is unsure why you are have a lesion, Have the root canal evaluated by an endodontist. If the root canal is sound, and no other teeth are involved, see an oral surgeon or periodontist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small mouth ulcer and sore throat. the ulcer is directly below a molar with a severe cavity where the cheek meets the gums. is it Connected?
Aphthous ulcer: Its not uncommon for the stress of an oral infection to trigger aphthous ulcers. However, given you also have a potential adjacent apical root infection, it may be due to an underlying abscess and require urgent dental evaluation. In the mean time, keep your mouth clean with luke-warm salt-water swish and spit and avoid traumatizing the ulcer with aggressive dental brushing. See your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when i bit my cheek?
Noticed a sore that's on the gum of my back left molar. Doesn't burn or anything. Also a somewhat raised white line on gums of cheek. What can it be?
Can you have a canker sore on your gums? On the side near where the teeth are and not just the inner cheek, tongue, or inside of the lips?
Yes: Recurrent aphthous ulcers are very common on the soft tissue just below the margin of the gum tissue as opposed to a "cold sore" which are recurrent herpetic lesions which respond to Acyclovir or Valtrex (valacyclovir). They also look like blisters before since they have fluid inside them. Aphthous ulcers can recur in the same spots but do not develop a blister. An Rx for Kenalog in Orabase may help for pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I've had a black spot on my gum for about 6 months and now it is getting a very small sore about the size of a pin head on it is it cancer?
Show it to a Dr: Any black spot that is changing in color or growing in size needs to be checked by a medical or a dental professional(in your case). There is a small but real chance that it could turn into a melanoma, a type of Cancer. So get it checked...you may need a biopsy done if it is growing in size or dimensions. ...Read more
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my baby girl accidental hit me on my front tooth with her head and it feels sore in my gums. what can I do for the pain? I ba
Options: Pain is always frustrating but if it isn't terribly severe try to avoid medications. I found this article that lists several other options to try depending on your situation. Generally if you feel you wish to take a medication I would use Motrin as it helps with pain and reducing inflammation. Good luck! http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/oral-care/products/5-home-remedies-for-tooth-pain.htm#page=3 ...Read more
Have sharp staving pain on bottom right side of head like 2" below my ear. Also my face is sore on that side and my gums?
Sore left head temple. It only hurts to touch or when i chew gum. I exercised yesterday and woke up with left temple being sore. No other sympytoms?
Temporal arteritis?: Until proved otherwise. It can happen at your age. I suspect there is a different explanation, but a visit to your physician is in order. The tenderness and the pain on chewing ("jaw claudication") will be familiar to all healthtap physicians as warnings. ...Read more
Hi. Could sore gums around my wisdom teeth and a sore jaw cause a sharp pain in the back left side of my head?
Head pain: Sharp head pains in the back of your head are unlikely to be directly caused by those dental problems. They are more likely to be neuralgia which is an irritable/mildly inflamed superficial nerve in the scalp(occipital neuralgia). This tends to resolve without any treatment. More sustained pain can be due to a pinched occipital nerve where it emanates from the neck vertebra from a spur or disc ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. Throbbing gums on right side. Sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. Nothing relieves?
Been on steroids for my sarcoid for 3 days now. In the afternoon my gums, teeth feel sore and nose stuffy . My head also feels tight. Why could this b?
Steroids?: This is not likely related to steroids although it is really WAY too early to tell. We are only talking three days. There could certainly be other confounding factors and considerations. Typical steroid course for sarcoid is long so you should watch weight carefully and exercise regularly. ...Read more
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