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Sir,I got many boils inside my mouth from yesterday .it is paining & lot of burning sensation. Im drinking a lot of water & coconut water too.pls help?

Sir,I got many boils inside my mouth from yesterday .it is paining & lot of burning sensation. Im drinking a lot of water & coconut water too.pls help?

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Complications of canker sores can include fever, swollen glands, and feeling run-down. If concerned, see your doctor for evaluation. ...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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I have 2 small boils in mouth , what should I do ?

I have 2 small boils in mouth , what should I do ?

Consult your Doctor: You should consult your doctor or dentist as you may need antibiotics and incision&drainage if indicated ...Read more

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What to do if you have boils in your mouth and what are they?

What to do if you have boils in your mouth and what are they?

Drain infection: Boils are drains from your infection on to the gum surface. Treat the infection (root canal of the infected tooth or cleaning of the periodontal pocket), the boil will disappear. Antibiotic will remove boils temporarily but then it will come back. Treat the cause! other term for the boils is fistula. ...Read more

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Do i need to boil a mouth guard before i wear it?

Do i need to boil a mouth guard before i wear it?

Mouth guards: The store-bought mouth guards that you buy and try to form to the teeth just don't fit very well. The custom-made professional mouth guards fit snugly. They almost 'snap' in. You do not have to keep your teeth together to keep them in. The players can speak and yell to each other and the coaches. Ask your dentist to fit you with a custom made mouth guard. ...Read more

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I'm in a hurry and need my mouth guard for football , i just got a new one but don't have time to boil it. What should I do?

Your choice: Either take the time to fit this mouth guard or don't play football today. In the future you may consider a custom fitted mouth guard. They are long lasting, more comfortable and. More effective in preventing injuries than the boil and bite ones. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about boil and bite mouth guard with braces?

Same as without: whether you have the braces on or not, these work by heating the material, biting, then letting it cool. issue with braces is that overtime, teeth move and the mouth guard will not fit. We give our athletes patients special ortho mouth guards that are not boil and bite. I would discuss with your orthodontist-- we give them free as they cost a lot less than boil and bite ...Read more

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What can mouth sores and boils be traced back to?

What can mouth sores and boils be traced back to?

Food reactions: Mouth sores are often related to subtle food reactions. Try to eliminate the most problematic foods (dairy, gluten, eggs, nuts, soy...) all together or one at a time for 3-4 weeks and see if you see a change. Igg food tests can also help. Some people may also have nutritional deficincies like zinc (which can be tested) or may have an excess burden of toxins leading to immune imbalance. ...Read more

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I have a geographic tongue and small boils under the lip androof of mouth. What do I do?

I have a geographic tongue and small boils under the lip androof of mouth. What do I do?

See Oral Surgeon: Geographic tongue is a benign condition of unknown etiology although they often run in families and may have a genetic component. "boils" are local infections. The two occurrences are likely unrelated. You need to see a general dentist or oral surgeon to confirm the diagnosis for each, especially what you refer to as "boils". ...Read more

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I have this pains in my tongue and i can also see something Like a boil in my mouth and this is getting bigger and bigger. I dont know what it is. ?

I have this pains in my tongue and i can also see something Like a boil in my mouth and this is getting bigger and bigger. I dont know what it is. ?

See your dentist: Tongue blisters may appear due to various reasons and are painful sores. There are many forms of blisters: canker, sores, fever blisters, bacterial infection, etc. Regardless, any ulcer that lasts longer than 2-3 weeks should be checked out by your dentist or PCP. ...Read more

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Can the kettle water i boil be leaching chemicals into the water and cause headaches and salty mouth its a glass kettle please help?

Can the kettle water i boil be leaching chemicals into the water and cause headaches and salty mouth its a glass kettle please help?

Probably not: Glass, per se, is usually inert. However, chemicals used in cleaning the glass kettle may leave a residue. Also well water or improperly treated tap water may have chemicals. ...Read more

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Boil (Definition)

Boil is also known as Abscess. A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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