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Can You Mix Clorox And Water And Rinse Your Mouth To Help Your Gums From Being Sore
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
I have herpes sore on my lip If I touched a surface after touching my sore, r disinfectant wipes (Clorox brand) enough to clean the surface/kill virus?
How come when I run. My gums feel itchy and when I rinse it with water. My saliva is really sticky almost like blood mix with it.
Dessication: Breathing through your mouth as is typical for a runner can dessicate the mucosal skin in your mouth producing variable symptoms. If you can slow down and breathe through your nose more, it may help. ...Read more
Gum sore/slightly swollen from being poked by sharp piece of a chip. Using salt-water rinses & brushing gently. What else can I do? How long to heal?
Salt Water: Helps infections drain and makes the area feel better. ...Read more
Hi I have bad pain below my bottom teeth in the gum at the root of the teeth, I have taken paracetamol & rinsed with salt water but still painfull?
My gingivitis isn't getting any better after using the mouth rinse. Now, gum is swollen around 3 teeth, very tender, and throbbing?
See a peridontist: As you most likely have a gum infection that needs prompt attention. ...Read more
Canker sore?: The most common sore is a canker sore. They are painful but go away in a week. If the sore is painless then you should have it checked. ...Read more
Time for an exam: It means you are long overdue for a dental examination. Cannot possibly determine over the internet if your actual gingiva is brown or if you have calculus deposits that are stained. Either way, call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
My gums in the upper lefthand quadrant of my mouth. Could it be a sore with what seem to be like cuts?
I've got really sore gums on the right side of my mouth and it's giving me sore glands on the right side as well what could this be?
Abscess?: Only a guess, but from your symptoms quite likely. Please see a dentist. ...Read more
Canker\Cold sores?: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are totally different from true cold sores that are caused by a virus. There are many otc medications that can be purchased at your local pharmacy. They all help somewhat but normally it just runs its course. The first few days are usually the most painful. Cold sore relief may be helped by antiviral medication but only if taken early enough. ...Read more
Homemade rinse: I noticed a lot of questions about sores in the mouth today. Most of them are caused by viruses and will go away by themselves. Nothing will make them leave faster. But mixing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with maalox (one to one mix) and swish around the mouth may give you relief from the burn and pain of the sores. Also avoid sour foods. You need to keep hydrated, cold drinks and popsicles also help. ...Read more
Water infection, sore boobs, metalic taste in mouth, bloating and cramps. Are any of these issues related?
Difficult to answer without other history, eg are you on any medications
could be side effects of mediactions apart from bladder infection which is unrelated
by water infection I presume you are talking about bladder infection, and that should not have bearing on the other symptoms. ...Read more
See Dentist now: You may have primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, or trenchmouth. This can be very painful, destructive, and smelly. You usually will feel run down and often feverish. Happens frequently around exam time for students, or other greatly stressful times. See your dentist for evaluation. Hopefully something less, but go now an find out. You can be feeling better with treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more
Why do I get dry mouth? Its so bad that I have to be shewing gum or get a zip of water just to get it moist
Dry mouth is usually from medications smoking or some diseases etc. If you have this, it will affect your teeth gums and needs professional help. See your dentist
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Cold sore: Cannot see leison but usually aphthous type leison which is viral in nature and some type of stress brings them on. They last 7-10 days and once they start there is not much to do but wait them out. Sometimes ice oor other ointments can reduce the sorenesss and time to 4-7 days. ...Read more
Won't hurt: But probably won't help much. You need do see a Dentist, or preferably a gum/bone specialist to diagnose the cause of the swelling (most likely, but not only cause, is infection). Once cause has been diagnosed the correct treatment can be applied. You need help. See a professional. ...Read more
Inside of my mouth kn my gum is a sore its white and has beenthere for the past few days its hurts like a cut not very sore help plz?
Orabase: Use orabase ointment or chloraseptic spray.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red soreness: There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! Is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, etc? You could rinse and gargle with regular 3% hydrogen peroxide until you can get in to see the dr. ...Read more
I am Shivam. I have sore and pain in incisive papilla since last 3 days. I even tried saline water for mouth wash but its all the same. What to do?
Incisive papilla: There are a few reasons pain in the incisive papilla. The periodontal pocket around the frontal teeth, tooth abscess, a cystic lesion or burning lesion from the hot food. You definitely need to see a dentist for examination and x-rays if pain will continue for 3 more days.. ...Read more
What to do if I have my first mouth ulcer its really sore and I want it gone. I heard vegemite and swishing salt water helps?
Salt water rinse: Salt water rinses are always helpful with mouth sores. Vegemite not so much. ...Read more
My gum is really sore at the back of my mouth, it feels like a tooth is trying to come through could this be a wisdom tooth im 41 not had 1 through yet?
Sore gums: What you describe could be from any number of things. I suggest you see your dentist asap for a one on one clinical exam, x-rays and and evaluation. While it might be as simple as an irritation, it could be something that needs treatment and perhaps then the longer you wait the bigger the problem. ...Read more
I have a canker sore and a water blister in my mouth that appeared together. Should I do something? Why are they here?
Canker sores: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The dental laser offers immediate relief from the pain of these sores. See your dentist. ...Read more
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