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Canker Sores During Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Just one cause: Aphthous ulcers ("canker sores") are primarily immune in origin, happen in both males and females, and can be caused by stress, medications, genetics, trauma, and hormones. The hormone fluctuations in early pregnancy can result in ulcers, but are not a "sure sign." they can be alleviated with help from your dentist with medications and/or laser therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Canker sores and irritated taste buds, which can be a canker sore on the lingual mucosa have several possible etiologies. Stress, immune reactions, and viral origins can all be implicated. The hormonal responses noted in pregnancy can be present at this time but there are too many unrelated reasons for these lesions to be a sign of pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is canker sore, frequent urination, more hunger, headche and cramping early pregnancy symptom before missed period?
I have 2 canker sores for a week, pain is little to gone, but sores have not healed. Sores becomes thinner & thicker during the day. I Used glycerine.
Give it more time: If they are truly canker sores (little gray covered ulcers), they will heal on their own. If the pain is mostly gone, this is a good sign that you are on the mend! ...Read more
Are cold sores dangerous during pregnancy? If it's a first outbreak? Never had one but was around someone who does and am worried about catching it.
No problem: Catching oral herpes (cold sores) isn't risky for pregnancy. And you are unlikely to be infected just by "being around" someone with oral herpes, only direct contact like kissing. Anyway, half of all adults have oral herpes, mostly without symptoms; this person is no more risk to you than others you don't know about. Anyway, only genital herpes is potentially dangerous in pregnancy, not oral. ...Read more
What are the affects or symptoms for ACYCLOVIR 400MG tab pills(Zovirax)During pregnancy? These are for herpes(cold sores&blisters)
Triggers: Have been identified/linked & not really causes. It is multi-factorial, but some triggers include: food allergies, nutritional deficiencies (b12, folic acid, vit. C), emotional stress, smoking, dental appliances, other autoimmune illnesses (bechet's, lupus, crohn's), menstruation, hormone therapy, pregnancy. Some studies have linked toothpastes containing sodium lauryl sulfate. ...Read more
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