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Can not brushing teeth cause mouth ulcers?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Can not brushing teeth cause mouth ulcers?

Canker sores : Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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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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What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, i would suggest a visit to a dentist or oral pathologist. ...Read more

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Can braces cutting the inside of your cheeks and mouth cause oral ulcer?

Can braces cutting the inside of your cheeks and mouth cause oral ulcer?

Yes: Get rid of the irritant and the ulcer will heal immediately. Have your orthodontic specialist smooth the irritating projection, cover the sticker with orthodontic wax, take ibuprofen, rinse with salt water, and dab Benzocaine in orabase or orajel onto the sore spot. ...Read more

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Gums and inside lips hurt . Gums bleed when brushing. Feels tender. Mouth wash helps .

Gums and inside lips hurt . Gums bleed when brushing. Feels tender. Mouth wash helps .

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 more

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Is aphthous mouth ulcers bad in pregnancy?

Not enough info: Aphthous ulcers will not harm the baby. But are you sure they are aphthous ulcers. Might be good idea for your dentist to have a look. ...Read more

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Can you get swelling on gums, tongue, roof of mouth, and lips from Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Can you get swelling on gums, tongue, roof of mouth, and lips from Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Oral Allergic Signs: Yes, swelling and redness of the gums, tongue or other oral structures can be a sign of allergy especially if the onset is sudden. The allergic reaction can continue on to serious respiratory or other systemic manifestations so you should seek medical care right away. ...Read more

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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

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What stds can cause painful swallowing and mouth ulcers?

What stds can cause painful swallowing and mouth ulcers?

I would say herpes: and hiv can cause mouth ulcers and painful swallowing , gonorrhea can cause painful swallowing. I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Very sore upper right gum and bleeding when brushed and now also affecting other gums. Normally very good brushing. Gum disease? If so, treatment?

Very sore upper right gum and bleeding when brushed and now also affecting other gums. Normally very good brushing. Gum disease? If so, treatment?

Hard to say: Periodontal disease needs to be diagnosed with an examination and radiographs, which cannot be accomplished over the internet. If it has been more than six months since your last dental exam and professional cleaning, it's time to make an appointment. Brushing and flossing diligently is not a substitute for professional care. Make the call... ...Read more

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Burning mouth and TMJ. Mouth opening problem bad breath sores in mouth?

Burning mouth and TMJ. Mouth opening problem bad breath sores in mouth?

Problems: You have quite a number of dental problems and each need to be addressed. When was you last dental exam? You need a one on one comprehensive evaluation from a dentist along with proper treatment. Call and set up an appointment. ...Read more

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What caused my daughter teeth ulcers and bleeding gums help please?

What caused my daughter teeth ulcers and bleeding gums help please?

Viral stomatitis: Is the most common cause of these symptoms, can be associated with a high fever usually in kids under 6, if lasts longer than a week, the child should see his pediatrician for a blood test , or sooner if he won't drink and urinate. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.

I am experiencing  bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.

Possible Candida: also called Yeast Infection. Please see your doctor. IF it is candida he/she will help you clear it up. If something else you will find out and get helped. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I get frequent tongue ulcers and swollen tongue?

I get frequent  tongue ulcers and swollen tongue?

See a doctor?: Have you seen a doctor about this? If not, it would seem like a wise thing to do to help determine what is the cause, and of course how to minimize or eliminate this problem. ...Read more

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Pain at the edge/lining of my tongue. Pain similar to mouth ulcers on tongue but no visible ulcers. Treatment?

Pain at the edge/lining of my tongue. Pain similar to mouth ulcers on tongue but no visible ulcers. Treatment?

Pain in tongue: There may be several differnent reasons for this pain you are feeling, some may require no tx at all, the thing to do is see your dentist or oral surgeon and have a definitive diagnosis, this will lead to the proper treatment if any is necessary. ...Read more

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Remedy for plagued teeth and swollen and bleeding gums?

Remedy for plagued teeth and swollen and bleeding gums?

Professional cleanin: Brush twice/day, floss or water pik on a daily basis and have your teeth professionally cleaned. ...Read more

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Can the arthritis drug sulfasalazine cause mouth ulcers and a sore mouth?

Can the arthritis drug sulfasalazine cause mouth ulcers and a sore mouth?

Check with doc: Check with your doc, you may be allergic to it-try switching to a different med. ...Read more

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What mouth wash is good for bleeding gums and weakness of teeth?

What mouth wash is good for bleeding gums and weakness of teeth?

Listerine: Listerine can help but brushing and flossing are essential as mouthwash alone will not be enough. You should see a dentist for a teeth cleaning and exam. ...Read more

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Can eating hot food damage your gums and tongue?

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Can eating hot food damage your gums and tongue?

Definitely, yes: It's happened to the everyone at one time or another. If you burn your mouth on a hot beverage or food, the pain can be unpleasant. When your mouth is burned by hot foods, blisters can form on your gums and your tongue, the roof of your mouth or the insides of your cheeks. Prevention is the best treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a mouth ulcer near my front bottom teeth and bleeding gums at the moment. How to get rid of them¿?

I have a mouth ulcer near my front bottom teeth and bleeding gums at the moment. How to get rid of them¿?

Not DIY: Bleeding gums are sign of gum infection which is associated w higher risk of heart damage, stroke, kidney/liver damage. Ulcer may be viral or bacterial. Treatment varies according to the diagnosis. You need a Dentist or a Periodontist, now, not a computer link. Please seek professional help. ...Read more

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What caused my daughter teeth ulcers and bleeding gums help please?

Viral stomatitis: Is the most common cause of these symptoms, can be associated with a high fever usually in kids under 6, if lasts longer than a week, the child should see his pediatrician for a blood test , or sooner if he won't drink and urinate. ...Read more

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Mouth sores bleeding gums nose bleeds bruises head aches joint pain and fever over the past 2 weeks what's wrong with me?

Mouth sores bleeding gums nose bleeds bruises head aches joint pain and fever over the past 2 weeks what's wrong with me?

2 separate problems: These 2 problems should be addressed separately. 1. swollen gums - can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. See your dentist. 2. Headache, joint aches, fever - seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water, NSAIDs and get a good rest. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a sensitive mouth ? I had mouth ulcers during the time i had flu and find my pallet and gums to be healed, but sensitive like the ulcers did

Probably root sens: Probably roots of teeth are sensitive rather than gums which more likely would feel tender not sensitive to cold, sweets, acid like a tooth. Probable causes are - acid from your stomach from vomit or just escape of stomach gas without actually vomiting and also when you feel sick you are tired and typically do not take the best care of your teeth and eat healthy. ...Read more

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My 3yr old has two sores inside her mouth on her gums, are they canker sores or mouth ulcers she's not sick or no fever is present.

My 3yr old has two sores inside her mouth on her gums, are they canker sores or mouth ulcers she's not sick or no fever is present.

Nonspecific sore: It is very likely that she has nonspecific mouth ulcer associated with viral illness. Canker sore is not common at this young age. ...Read more

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21 years old, migraine, high pulse rate, bleeding gums, irregular periods, peptic ulcer, and rash on the skin.

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21 years old, migraine, high pulse rate, bleeding gums, irregular periods, peptic ulcer, and rash on the skin.

2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums= Gingivitis. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! 2. See your physician for the multiple general health disorders. Rec.: see your physician for examination, tests, labs and treatment. ...Read more

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Did intense workout 1 week ago. Had severe muscle soreness. Now my gums are extremely inflamed, lymph nodes under jaw swollen and Have mouth ulcers. ?

Did intense workout 1 week ago. Had severe muscle soreness. Now my gums are extremely inflamed, lymph nodes under jaw swollen and Have mouth ulcers. ?

Not: Not from the workout. Ulcers and gum inflammation indicates gum infection, probably viral or bacterial. When this happens the lymph nodes, acting as a filter, become swollen. Please see your Dentist. Referral to a gum specialist, a Periodontist, may be in order. ...Read more

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I had developed sores on my face I had mouth ulcers and swollen glands. I am 7 days late for my period and my gums feel inflamed. Plz help?

I had developed sores on my face I had mouth ulcers and swollen glands. I am 7 days late for my period and my gums feel inflamed. Plz help?

Primary oral herpes?: Sounds like you might have primary (i.e. intitial infection) with oral herpes simplex virus, probably type 1 (HSV1). Effective treatment is available but must be started promptly. See your GP ASAP; or if it might have been sexually acquired (partner with known oral or genital herpes, new partner, etc) consider visiting one of UK's excellent NHS GUM clinics. Probably unrelated to your late period. ...Read more

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Symptoms include; mouth ulcers, painful and discoloured gums ( hurts/stings to eat/drink), temperature, possible tonsillitis, swollen glands, headache?

Symptoms include; mouth ulcers, painful and discoloured gums ( hurts/stings to eat/drink), temperature, possible tonsillitis, swollen glands, headache?

Virus? Herpes?: If new in past few days, probably a virus, expecially herpes if maybe exposed (kissing, performing oral sex). Other viruses also can do this, and some non-infectious diseases. Get care ASAP, including ER or urgent care if necessary (don't wait til Monday). If herpes, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. If this is longstanding, contact the doctor treating you. ...Read more

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Giant cell arteritis / vasculitis / artery inflammation - could this cause gum bleeding, mouth sores and lesions on tongue as well as lesions on skin?

It depends.....: Without knowing your dental status (your periodontal [gum & bone] health, any untreated dental conditions), it would be very difficult to relate these symptoms to your arteritis/vasculitis condition. Gum bleeding is the first symptom of gum disease (gingivitis/periodontitis), mouth and tongue sores/lesions can be due to a multitude of causes. See your dentist and your medical care provider. ...Read more

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What mouth wash is good for bleeding gums and weakness of teeth?

Listerine: Listerine can help but brushing and flossing are essential as mouthwash alone will not be enough. You should see a dentist for a teeth cleaning and exam. ...Read more

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I hav tooth pain on upper bck right side of mouth and bleeding gums in the same place.

I hav tooth pain on upper bck right side of mouth and bleeding gums in the same place.

Tooth pain: Tooth pain can be related to bleeding gums or it could be a seperate problem-does the pain feel like it is coming from a tooth or from the gums or both? See your dentist very soon to help. ...Read more

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Dentist examined mouth said FBC wasnt needed for my recurrent bleeding gums due to tartar. Do I still get it anyway since my GP didn't know the cause?

Dentist examined mouth said FBC wasnt needed for my recurrent bleeding gums due to tartar. Do I still get it anyway since my GP didn't know the cause?

Full Blood Count: Many people have a FBC performed when they have a routine health examination. f a person is healthy and has results that are within normal limits, then he or she may not require another CBC until their doctor feels that it is necessary. For gum disease the FBC is not needed. ...Read more

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What do I take for gum bleeding and blisters in the mouth?

What do I take for gum bleeding and blisters in the  mouth?

Diagnosis: This could be several things the worst of which is acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. Pleasse see your dentist now and in the very short term stay comfortable with salt water rinses and Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is blood comes from mouth when a person talks if they have bleeding gums or something like that I think blood don't comes?

Is blood comes from mouth when a person talks if they have bleeding gums or something like that I think blood don't comes?

Gum disease: Bleeding gums could be a sign of periodontal or gum disease. Although that could be one reason for the blood in the mouth but it is not the only reason. Consult your dentist to find the source ...Read more

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I've had bleeding gums for 1 or 2 months now.Seems to be white stuff at the bottom of my teeth arou d gums and teeth.And wake up with blood in mouth?

Perio disease : Depending on your age and whether / not you have fever and malaise, it may be one of 2 things. Generalized periodontal disease or anug. Anug is very painful, smells bad, and you lose the gum tissue point between your teeth, among other symptoms. Periodontal disease may also have bleeding gums and accumulations along the base of the teeth. See your periodontist fot evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more