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Hi, I've got a very itchy throat since yesterday. And the roof of my mouth are getting tiny red ulcers lookalike. Could it be strep throat?

Hi, I've got a very itchy throat since yesterday. And the roof of my mouth are getting tiny red ulcers lookalike. Could it be strep throat?

ITCHY THROAT: WITHOUT SEEING YOUR PROBLEM, THE BEST ADVICE I CAN GIVE YOU IS TO SEE YOUR REGULAR DOCTOR WHO WILL EXAMINE YOU, DO A FEW TESTS, PERHAPS, MAKE A DIAGNOSIS AND TREAT YOU ACCORDINGLY. BEST LUCK ...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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Why hepatic cirrohsis lead to mouth ulceration?

Why hepatic cirrohsis lead to mouth ulceration?

No idea: It is rare with cirrhosis anyway. Better check with your doc if there is any other disease that causes the mouth ulceration. There is a very long list... ...Read more

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Can an infected lip piercing cause ulcers ?

Can an infected lip piercing cause ulcers ?

Where?: Ulceration around an infection can occur. A superficial infection is not likely to be the cause of a stomach or duodenal ulcer directly. ...Read more

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Can Accutane (isotretinoin) cause mouth/lip ulcers?

Can Accutane (isotretinoin) cause mouth/lip ulcers?

Yes: It can potentially cause listers on lips, nose, eyes, & genitals. ...Read more

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I believe what I have under my top lip are 3 Canker sores or mouth ulcers how do I know for sure ? What causes them ? How do I make them go away ?

I believe what I have under my top lip are 3 Canker sores or mouth ulcers how do I know for sure ? What causes them ? How do I make them go away ?

Exam: You really can't know for sure but a doctor or dentist can usually tell by looking at it. This should resolve in a few days but may last a little longer. It's probably best just to wait for it to resolve on it's own. I know it's miserable but there isn't any treatment to make it resolve sooner. ...Read more

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When are mouth ulcers considered as herpes? I have a huge ulcer on my bottom lip. Can it be caused by stress?

When are mouth ulcers considered as herpes? I have a huge ulcer on my bottom lip. Can it be caused by stress?

Yes/No: Oral herpes is caused by hsv (virus). Once you are infected, the virus stays in your nervous system and affect your body at times of stress. Without the hsv, stress only will not cause cold sores. Ulcers by herpes (hsv) are called cold sores, and share recognizable characteristics in their size, locations, etc. Culture or blood test can be done to confirm this viral infection. ...Read more

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Can strep cause sores all the way to your outer lips? Sores on gums ands lips

Can strep cause sores all the way to your outer lips? Sores on gums ands lips

Canker : Canker sores can be light colored in the middle encircled by a red ring. They usually hurt. If you have been sick, it is not uncommon to get canker sores because your immune system is a little weaker than normal. A cold sore is also called a fever blister. This is from a form of herpes simplex virus. These sores may pop up if you are physically or emotionally stressed (i.e., you have a fever). They are usually tender. If you have had streph throat recently, the stress to your body could cause cold sores or canker sores to form. These sores can be on your lips, gums, inner cheeks, tongue or on the roof of the mouth. Hope your sores resolve quickly. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of ulcers in the mouth?

What could be the cause of ulcers in the mouth?

Various: There are various possibilities but the most common would be a virus. It would be a virus that activates under times of stress or with various food triggers such as nuts and oatmeal (most commonly). Talking with your doctor or dentist would be a good idea. There are other possible causes that could be more serious especially if you're a smoker. ...Read more

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What are some causes of frequent ulcers? Mouth

What are some causes of frequent ulcers? Mouth

Apthous ulcers: Apthous ulcers (or canker sores) are commonly triggered by high acid foods and mouth irritantants, but sometimes they seem to happen for no reason at all. Their cause is not well understood. Cortisone pastes and creams designed to cling to the inside of the mouth can help them heal faster. These ulcers are thought to be a type of abnormal immune reaction. If they occur frequently, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers all the time?

What causes mouth ulcers all the time?

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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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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How to treat ulcers in mouth and find out the cause?

How to treat ulcers in mouth and find out the cause?

Dental check up: You will need to see your dentist or physician to see what is causing them ie medication, herpetic virus, sun, stress, radiation treatment, chemotherapy. You will have to eat bland food. Dentist or physician can prescribe viscous Lidocaine oral rinse to make eating les painful. Dental lasers can make healing faster. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have seven mouth ulcers?

Viral outbreak: It could be a viral outbreak such as herpes. Possibly a reaction to a new food, usually citrus. Possibly a severe vitamin deficiency, usually the b complex. . If it doesn't dissipate within 2 weeks, see a dentist or physician for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers and how to you stop getting them ?

What causes mouth ulcers and how to you stop getting them ?

Mouth ulcers: Mouth ulcers can be caused and/or triggered by different things, including infections, autoimmune diseases, allergic reactions, nutritional deficiencies, and stress. The most common kinds are canker sores (aphthous stomatitis), the cause of which is not known, and cold sores caused by type 1 herpes simplex virus. You should be evaluated by your doctor and treated accordingly. ...Read more

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Could it be that listerine is the cause of mouth ulcers?

Could it be that listerine is the cause of mouth ulcers?

Possible: First, there are many kinds of "mouth ulcers" and each one has different causes. It's best to consult with a dentist if you have one that does not go away or get them frequently. Listerine can be irritating to the soft tissues of the mouth and may be a contributing factor. Short of that, you can run your own test by stopping it, then resuming it. See if the ulcers coincide with its use. ...Read more

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What are the causes of recurrent mouth ulcers in toddlers?

What are the causes of recurrent mouth ulcers in toddlers?

PFAPA: Periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and adenitis is a symptom complex of unknown cause that can cause recurrent fevers and sores in the mouth. The fevers are periodical usually every three to four weeks in younger children. Over time it usually abates. Treatment with steroids or Colchicine may be helpful. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what's best to rid them?

What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what's best to rid them?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more