Doctor for mouth sores - Doctor answers
A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more
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Bro taking zyvox, (linezolid) now has mouth sores and possible hemorrhoids. He informed the doc but nothing was done. Is this a normal side effect of the drug?
I have pus covered mouth sores that got swabbed tested HSV-II positive. A totally different doctor said it's tonsillitis and now I'm confused. Help?
What type of doctor should I see for large, frequent cold sores. I'm also starting to get mouth sores & my tongue, inner cheeks & throat is sore?
+ana, postive 320 and anti ribosomal p antibodies. All other labwork is normal. Symptoms are photosenstivity, livedo reticularis, mouth sores.....?
See allergist and dermatologist: Your symptoms and clinical picture suggests to different diagnosis as -either simple allergic condition, or connective tissue disease, lupus erythrommatosus. You should be further investigated as blood test and may be skin biopsy may give clue to diagnosis. Avoid sun exposure, taking anti allergic medication and steroids may help. Consult the dermatologist ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
What kind of doctor is better to see for 2nd opinion on recurrent cold sores on corners of mouth not on lip? Infectious disease, oral surgeon, etc...?
Oral medicine: A doctor competent in oral medicine would be best, although they are hard to find and may even be overkill. An oral surgeon would be a good choice, you may inquire if they treat "oral lesions" ahead of time. This would go for dentists as well. Infectious disease specialist would likely not be a first choice for cold sores or lesions at the corner of the mouth. For an md, start with your primary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Initially I was told I have canker sores ulcers now tongue lesions and doctor says cold sores hsv1 I'm not homosexual or perform oral sex on anyone?
Herpes simplex: Over 85% of the population has been infected with HSV and can reactivate at any time. Do not know if that is what you actually have, but if you have no risk factors (unprotected sex, sharing needles, etc.) HIV and other STDs should not be a concern. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
That is what they trained for.
Check with your doc. ...Read more
Doctors, at least once in a mouth I am suffering from mouth ulcers. How can I avoid mouth ulcer a?
Can't avoid well: Recurrent mouth ulcers are most likely recurrent aphthous ulcers. If so, this is caused by your body's immune system and any kind of stress will cause them to manifest. My advice is to get a topical steroid with or without topical anesthetic to minimize the impact and duration of the ulcers. Get an official diagnosis by seeing a dentist first to confirm. ...Read more
I have suffered chronic mouth ulcers for 12 years attended many doctors to try find the cause only to be disappointed as they can't help. Any ideas?
First visit: It is recommenced to your your child's first dental visit by the time they turn. A pediatric dentist will be able to help. ...Read more
Dear doctor recently I keep having recurring mouth ulcers anf last for a week and will attack agsin. What are the cures and why is this happening?
See a DDS\OS.: Without actually being able to know your medical and dental history, along with be able to clinically see those ulcers in person, we can't know exactly what they are and what are the causes. You need to see a general dentist or oral surgeon who can go over all this information with you, see the ulcers and answer your questions accurately. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I've had recurring mouth ulcers (and a couple of my tonsils) for around 3 weeks now. Very painful. Do I need to see a doctor?
Yes: The ulcers should be examined and, depending on the rest of your medical history, you may need a few screening blood tests. ...Read more
I get mouth ulcers during exams. The doctor says its stress related. It gets very painful and the gels I apply don't really work much. What do I do?
Apthous ulcers ideas: These ulcers can be really painful. You can suck on zinc lozenges, or chewing deglycyrrhizinated (dgl) licorice tablets may help your mouth lining heal. You can avoid toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulphate in it, since this may make recurrence more likely. Slippery elm lozenges may help also. Take a b-100 b complex vitamin daily. ...Read more
I get mouth ulcers alot. My family doctor don't know why any ideas? I am 26 I used to use dip tobacco but quit two years ago
It could be many things..... You need a complete evaluation. See an oral surgeon who can work you up and suggest causes/treatment.
Suggested reading: http://www. Healthline. Com/symptom/mouth-ulcers. ...Read more
30yo bruises with the slightess touch, 2 mouth ulcers and very white skin, dizzy and won't go to a doctors?
Doctor used a spoon like equipment on a HIV patient with mouth ulcers. He used the same equipment on me. I have inflamed throat. Will I get hiv.
Depends: That all really depends on the type of sore. Sores can occur for a variety of reasons, trauma, viral infection, autoimmune response, bacterial infection, chronic irritation, and so on. My best guess is that you are referring to canker sores. These are usually caused by reaction to some type of food or stress. They are autoimmune reactions and sometimes are severe enough to require meds. ...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