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What medication do you usually prescribe for periodontitis disease? Can antiseptic mouthwash help? I am 16 and I am worried that my teeth will fall out if I can't visit a dentist.

What medication do you usually prescribe for periodontitis disease? Can antiseptic mouthwash help? I am 16 and I am worried that my teeth will fall out if I can't visit a dentist.

See a dentist: I know you say you can't see a dentist but you must. $ can be issue but it will cost more in long run to not get it done now. You must clean better than normal, rinses may help but will not cure your probs. A dental cleaning and continual care is your only definitive treatment. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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How can people be addicted to eating comet cleanser and listerine mouth wash and not get seriously sick?

How can people be addicted to eating comet cleanser and listerine mouth wash and not get seriously sick?

Need to see MD: These are tough cases and require the help of an md that specializes in such cases. Both these items are poisons and not meant for internal use. Why and how did they get addicted? Please seek the appropriate help. ...Read more

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Is alcohol the only good mouth antiseptic?

Is alcohol the only good mouth antiseptic?

No: The specifically make a number of products that DO NOT use alcohol. ...Read more

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What is the different between antimicrobial mouth wash and antiseptic mouth wash?

What is the different between antimicrobial mouth wash and antiseptic mouth wash?

Inhibits vs. Killing: Antibacterial products kill bacteria, or hinder their reproduction. Antiseptic substances inhibit the growth and reproduction of many microorganisms, including bacteria, as well as fungi, protozoa, and viruses. The greatest difference between these mouthwashes is that most antiseptic mouthwashes contain a significant amount of alcohol. Alcohol tends to dries the mouth and can be a problem for many. ...Read more

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After using a what I think was a mouth wash it said antiseptic, for 30 secs a part of my tongue can't taste sweet or salt at the tip of my tongue.

What was the alcohol: Content of your mouth wash? Mouth washes with high alcohol content can sometimes cause xerostomia (dry mouth). Saliva enhances the ability to taste. Thus, if you mouth was dry - it could effect sense of taste. ...Read more

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Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after I brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.

Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after I brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.

Find the cause: Once you find the cause you can treat the problem. Cavites? Periodontal problems? Acid reflux? Diet? I'ts great thet you have excellent oral hygiene... keep it up! Now consult with a dentist and physician for an examination. ...Read more

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Best Scrub or cleanser for White head?

Best Scrub or cleanser for White head?

Soap: Soap and a wash cloth.
Medicated cleansers don't work nearly as well as creams or gels ...Read more

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Will cleaning extra well (flossing, brushing, tongue scrape, antiseptic mouthrinse) help the inflammation heal faster at all?

Will cleaning extra well (flossing, brushing, tongue scrape, antiseptic mouthrinse) help the inflammation heal faster at all?

Yes: I am assuming you referring to gum inflammation. If that's th e case, then yes.
Good home care will cure early inflammation. If the condition persists, see your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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Head is scabbing due to chemical burns from hair bleach 2 weeks ago, I'm using antiseptic wash to stop the itch & e45 shampoo -is this ok?

Scabs Beat Scabies: Scabbing is OK as long as there's no infection in there. You'd know that if it is unduly painful or getting more and more painful and there's increasing leakage or discharge. Wash gently and let the scab come of naturally. Don't pick at it (the only thing you should ever pick at is a guitar). If you have to cover it (e.g. you look like a resurrected zombie), do so loosely so the air can get at it. ...Read more

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What must I do if my medication makes my mouth dry?

What must I do if my medication makes my mouth dry?

Mouth dryness: Some medications cause mouth dryness as a side effect. Discuss with your provider. If fluid intake is not prohibited, keep yourself hydrated. Certain candies like life saver or hard candies are helpful to keep mouth wet. ...Read more

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How can I treat dry mouth caused by my add medication?

How can I treat dry mouth caused by my add medication?

No Candy!: First be sure it's the add med causing the problem. Then ask your md if it can be changed to one that is less drying. Third, use only products that are sugar free. Search google for xylitol candy and other products. Xylitol is a sweetener that does not cause tooth decay and in fact helps prevent it. That is the biggest problem with dry mouths. ...Read more

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Hello dr, please suggest medication for ulcer in mouth?

Hello dr, please suggest medication for ulcer in mouth?

Oral ulcers: Mucosal ulcerations in the mouth could be from vitamin deficiency, autoimmune problems or recurrent irritation form dental fixtures. Take b complex vitamin and eat healthy, if happens repeatedly have yourself examined to make sure it is not an expression of systemic diseases. ...Read more

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What can I do if thrush is spreading in mouth despite medication?

What can I do if thrush is spreading in mouth despite medication?

Thrush: If you are using an oral swish, you might need to take a pill (like diflucan) let your doctor know. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of the medication used to treat dry mouth?

What are the side effect of the medication used to treat dry mouth?

Some bad, some not: Serious advrse reactions may include; arythmia, hypotension, brochospasm, allergic reaction, and dehydration. Common reactions include; excessive sweating, nausea, rhinitis, diarrhea, excessive salivation, headache, GI upset, tremor, to name a few. ...Read more

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I need a medication name for herpes type I that is around mouth and nose..

I need a medication name for herpes type I that is around mouth and nose..

There are a few: Herpes type 1&2, and chicken pox/shingles are all treatable with the same antiviral medications...Orally available as valtrex, (valacyclovir) famivir, zovirax/acyclovir etc....There are also some topical formulations available for treatment of the cold sores on lips etc...Zovirax cream/ointment, or Denavir cream/ointment etc. These are all prescription medications. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How trankimazin (which is a spanish medication) should be taken orally under mouth or swallow it?

How trankimazin (which is a spanish medication) should be taken orally under mouth or swallow it?

Xanax (alprazolam) in US: If it is a tablet, it should be swallowed. If it is a wafer, it should be placed under the tongue to allow it to dissolve it should tell you on the prescription bottle. If you are still not sure, call your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more

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I really need to know if I'm allergic to sulfa drugs so I can use a prescription facial cleanser with sulphur?

I really need to know if I'm allergic to sulfa drugs so I can use a prescription facial cleanser with sulphur?

See your Doctor: If one suspects a drug allergy then see pcp or allergists to review the drug in question and the reaction that occurred. If the clinical history suggests a potential drug allergy then skin testing may be performed to conform this. Occasionally, an oral challenge may be done as well. ...Read more

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Been on zonisamide for two week have sores in mouth and terrible cough is it the medication or just some summer cold?

Been on zonisamide for two week have sores in mouth and terrible cough is it the medication or just some summer cold?

Worth checking: It sounds like a cold, especially if you, have had these same symptoms before you began zonisamide. However, side effects vary. Since this is a newly introduced medication, probably best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark mouth region? The lower 3rd of my face is darker. Despite using HQ and Kojic, the darkness comes back when I stop the medications.

Why do I have dark mouth region? The lower 3rd of my face is darker. Despite using HQ and Kojic, the darkness comes back when I stop the medications.

Excess melanin: This is usually genetic or familial. Be ABSOLUTELY sure to use a high SPF (50) sunscreen and wear a broad brimmed hat. Don't put cocoa butter on your face. Ask your laser therapist if they have any type of laser (like 1064 NdYAG) that could also work for pigmentation. You may have to use the anti-melanocytic agents you mention for life. Good luck! ...Read more

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I need help what medication causes dry mouth?

See details: There are too many to list. Tell us what meds you are taking and then someone can advise you if one may be causing your problem. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

Dry mouth meds: You should talk to your doctor, have him change the meds if your dryness is so bad you can not tolerate it. ...Read more

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Why do certain psych medications cause dry cotton mouth?

Why do certain psych medications cause dry cotton mouth?

Xerostomia: Antidepressants, benzodiazepines, lithium and antipsychotics may cause dry mouth. At least some of these may cause sx's through an anticholinergic effect. ...Read more

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Is there any medication available that deals with dry mouth?

Is there any medication available that deals with dry mouth?

Biotene: Look up biotene they have while line of products that are sedicated to dry mouth. ...Read more