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Are The Cancasores In My Mouth A Virus Or Are They From Stress
Canker sores: Canker sores, known in medicine as aphthous stomatitis, are painful small ulcers on your tongue or gums. Unlike cold sores, which is caused by herpes simplex virus (usually type 1), canker are not caused by a virus. The cause is not clear, but can be triggered by stress, allergic reaction or nutrition deficiency. It can be associated with other diseases such as crohn's, celiac, behcet's or hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
My doctor said that i had a herpes outbreak in my mouth caused by stress he says everyone carries the virus, and i shouldnt worry about it ?
Herpes HZV1: Stress may be physical too. Dehydration is classic. Lack of enough rest is another. Poor eating habits contribute too. Excessive sun & wind exposure. YES most of us carry this virus. But avoid the things that can cause it to blossom out. Go to www.health911.com for further reading. My Best BD ...Read more
Yes: The virus is shed when you have a sore. It is also shed, but less often, between episodes when you feel nothing. There are pills, also a new pill to hold in your mouth, which are very effective. Protection from sun helps. Anti inflammatory meds also help. None of the OTC or prescription creams do much. l Lysine is useless. Tea tree oil is useless. Many people carry the virus but do not know it. ...Read more
What medication can i use on my 18mnth mouth if she has bumps due to a virus, I have read mousturizer but what kind she has some hydrocortozone ?
Several Causes: There are many different conditions which cause blisters in the mouth. The most common are caused by the herpes virus. These can be painful, unsightly, and contagious, and should be examined by a dentist. Less common conditions can be much more dangerous and harmful, so they should be ruled out. Differentiating is usually easy based simply on appearance and history. Your dentist can help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor: I disagree that this is herpes, which rarely causes sores inside the mouth. Viruses can cause "canker sores", and there is a specific virus called "hand/foot/mouth", which also causes blisters on the hands and feet. Most mouth ulcers heal without treatment, but if your son is in pain and/or is having trouble eating, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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