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Causes Of Swollen My Mouth
See a doctor: The best way to get this properly evaluated is to see a doctor. ...Read more
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
What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Infection: A bump near a tooth usually means an abcess. You should see a dentist and get this treated so it does not get worse. ...Read more
Viruses: Viruses are very common and self limiting. ...Read more
See a dentist: Swelling is a common sign of infection. You may have more than one dental problem. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible in order to determine the cause of the swelling and what would be the appropriate treatment. If left untreated, things will only get worse and harder to control, not to mention the possibility of an acute flare-up and spread of infection to other parts of your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes simplex virus: Cold sores are a re-activation of latent herpes simplex virus infection, at the corners of the mouth or elsewhere. Not all sores at the corners of the mouth are cold sores, though; more commonly, cracking or oozing of the skin here represents "angular cheilitis"--the result of frequent exposure to saliva, and may become secondarily infected by bacteria or yeast. See your dentist for more info. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Multiple reasons: There are many reasons why someone may have a sore mouth and tongue, ranging from fungal infections, periodontal disease, auto-immune diseases, vitamin deficiencies and possibly even cancer. The only way to start to find out is visiting a dentist for an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burn on cheek: These types of things usually heal on their own rather quickly and without any further problems. Just leave it alone and avoid spicy, hot and acidic foods. If need be, consult with your own dentist. ...Read more
I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?
Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Maybe you bit your tongue by accident? Maybe you drank really hot coco and burned that side of your tongue? Maybe you are about to get a canker sore? Early symptoms of HIV? I would go to the doctor if the symptoms persist or worsen. By the way, get screened for preventative health. ...Read more
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