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It is possible that I will develop mouth sores if I had oral sex with an infected person who has HPV or do I have a higher risk through anal sex?

It is possible that I will develop mouth sores if I had oral sex with an infected person who has HPV or do I have a higher risk through anal sex?

Protect yourself.: If your partner is infected with the human papilloma virus (hpv), you could easily be infected. An hpv infection will produce a papilloma, a wart.
In the oral cavity, sometimes an hpv infection can become cancerous, usually seen at the base of the tongue, soft palate, tonsils or back of the throat.
So protect yourself. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Mouth Sores (Definition)

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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My 18 month old had cold sores in his mouth. Could this anyway be from my brother who has hpv? Or is that completely seperate?

My 18 month old had cold sores in his mouth. Could this anyway be from my brother who has hpv? Or is that completely seperate?

Different viruses: Herpes virus is most commonly associated with mouth ulcers, while Human Papilloma viruses are associated with warts and genital cancers. Your child's condition is likely not related to your brother's. ...Read more

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I haven't been able to get a direct answer online. Can a woman get HPV/genital warts from a partner who has cold sores during oral sex?

I haven't been able to get a direct answer online. Can a woman get HPV/genital warts from a partner who has cold sores during oral sex?

Different virus: The cold sores are due to Herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 or 2, while the genital warts are caused by strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV). Oral sex with a cold sore may transfer that virus, but not the other. If the person in question also has or has had genital warts, they may be shedding that virus and pass it during genital to genital contact. ...Read more

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What causes mouth sores to reoccur?

What causes mouth sores to reoccur?

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

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Why might someone keep getting mouth sores?

Why might someone keep getting mouth sores?

Frequent mouth sores: While the occasional minor mouth sore is a normal inconvenience, frequent mouth sores (especially several large ones at once) can be the sign of an auto-immune disease such as Chron's Disease. This is something that needs to be evaluated by a medical doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of numerous mouth sores? And how can it be cured?

What are the causes of numerous mouth sores? And how can it be cured?

Unknown cause.: Agree. Aphthous ulcers. Sodium lauryl sulfate (a soap commonly found in toothpaste) exposure prolongs healing time. Dexamethasone (? Steroids in general) speed healing. Consider compounded mouthwash 2 tsp 4-6 x per day swish and spit.

100 ml Dexamethasone 0.1 mg/ ml elixir
100 ml Diphenhydramine 2.5 mg/ ml elixir
90 ml viscous Lidocaine 2%
60 ml Nystatin 100, 000u suspension. ...Read more

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Do lupus mouth sores hurt?

Do lupus mouth sores hurt?

Usually not.: Pain is usually minimal, but patients have had more painful sore ulcers in the mouth. Aflare in herpes is also more likely in sle! See someone in rheumatology. ...Read more

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Can mouth sores come from adipex?

NO: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (ras) is a common condition, restricted to the mouth, that starts in childhood or adolescence as recurrent small, round, or ovoid ulcers with circumscribed margins, erythematous haloes, and yellow or gray floors. A positive family history of similar ulcers is common, and the natural history is typically of resolution in the third decade. Not related to adipex. ...Read more

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What to do for canker mouth sores?

What to do for canker mouth sores?

Tincture of time...: There's a saying about canker sores: they heal in 7 days if treated, and one week if you don't. The primary focus is pain management. Over the counter topical anesthetic products, available over the counter at your local pharmacy, will help. Frequent or particularly severe bouts of oral ulceration should be formally assessed by your dentist to rule out more serious conditions. ...Read more

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How can mouth sores on ur gums form?

How can mouth sores on ur gums form?

Mouth sores: There are several different types of mouth sores. Aphthous ulcers (canker sores) and cold sores are the most common. Some are due to a viral infection, some from irritation or trauma.
Other sores may be due to chronic gum disease, systemic infections, smoking/chewing tobacco, oral cancer.
If you have a sore that has not healed within 10 days, have it checked asap by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Could smoking weed cause mouth sores?

Could smoking weed cause mouth sores?

Possibly: I wouldn't rule it out. The heat, drying, and smoke irritation may be enough to cause sores in your case. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of mouth sores?

What do I do to get rid of mouth sores?

Colgate Orabase: With Benzocaine will "numb" the area and protect it too. Apply with a clean finger or q-tip.
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
If you get canker sores frequently, try using a toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulfate (sls) such as fluoridex without sls.

See your dentist too. As they can use a laser to speed up healing. ...Read more

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Can mouth sores come from taking adipex?

Can mouth sores come from taking adipex?

Yes & no: A common side effect is dry mouth and unpleasant tastes. The dry mouth may lead to aphthous ulcers in susceptible patients. It doesn't directly cause the lesions in most cases. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for mouth sores?

What is the best treatment for mouth sores?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c can help as can otc products with topical anesthetics such as benzocaine. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for mouth sores?

What are the best treatments for mouth sores?

Depends on the sore.: There are several different treatment possibilities, depending on the type of sore. It is best to have this examined by your dentist and have them determine what would be best for you. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of mouth sores?

What are some ways to get rid of mouth sores?

Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine.. Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral. ...Read more

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Are mouth sores early or late symptoms of HIV?

Are mouth sores early or late symptoms of HIV?

Both: Sores in the mouth are one of the main signs of initial HIV infection, along with flu-like symptoms (body aches, fever, cough, etc). But they also occur further along in the illness when the immune system becomes more suppressed. ...Read more

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How to help 12 month old daughter with mouth sores?

How to help 12 month old daughter with mouth sores?

Ibuprofen & fluids: If she is not allergic to Ibuprofen I would give her doses every 6-8 hrs and keep her hydrated with cold fluids. Do not worry about eating. If she is drinking about 1-1.5 oz per hr she should be good. If you are concerned take her to her doctor. ...Read more

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Could I still get lasik if I have recurring mouth sores?

Could I still get lasik if I have recurring mouth sores?

Maybe: Suggest a dental visit to determine cause and treatment for oral sores. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth sores?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth sores?

From what?: There are different kinds of mouth sores, traumatic, aphthous, and some related to other dental or medical conditions. The type and cause determines the best treatment. It's best in these cases to see a dentist who can diagnose it and then give you the best\proper advice. ...Read more

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Day 3 of herpangina mouth sores when will the sores clear up?

Day 3 of herpangina mouth sores when will the sores clear up?

Herpangina: Typically the oral ulcers last about 7-10 days, but you're at the worst point at day 3. Herpangina is caused by the coxsackie virus and usually causes sores, or oral ulcers, in the back of the mouth, on the soft palate. Feel better! ...Read more

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Does gargling with hot salt water really help mouth sores and pain?

Does gargling with hot salt water really help mouth sores and pain?

Why hot water?: I've never heard the "hot" part, but gargling with salt water does draw excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less. It also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat. It's a temporary fix, since it does nothing to remove the cause (whatever that is), but it will make you feel better for a while. ...Read more

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Suffering from mouth sores. What good antibiotics are out there for this?

Several meds: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I take Valtrex (valacyclovir) but still get mouth sores. What else can I do?

I take Valtrex (valacyclovir) but still get mouth sores. What else can I do?

Herpetic lesions: Even with maintenance Valtrex (valacyclovir) outbreaks still occur. Your md may consider increasing your Valtrex (valacyclovir) dosage, may add predinosone. ...Read more

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Taking itraconazol for histo. Now have mouth sores and metallic taste. Is this a problem?

Maybe: These symptoms will go away after med is stopped more than likely. Dealing with side effects can be endured or palliative ly dealt with by otc means for sores or a dentist can rx. ...Read more

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Anyone know any prescription medication for mouth sores that works better than OTC stuff?

Acyclovir: If you get aphthous ulcers (cold or canker sores) frequently then the prescription medicine Acyclovir could help. But you usually have to get it going before you see a sore....Like at the first inkling. ...Read more

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How to reduce mouth sores (side effect from chemotherapy)? Wish to have solution urgently... :' (thanks...

How to reduce mouth sores (side effect from chemotherapy)? Wish to have solution urgently... :' (thanks...

Keep it clean: Normally they should heal by themselfs if you brush teeth, tongue, and floss,
there is other aids to help faster healing is to use a mild antiseptic mouthwash like biotene or chlorheksedien mouth rinses. ...Read more

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I frequenty visited by mouth sores. Its so painful. They occur one after another. How can I get rid of them?

I frequenty visited by mouth sores. Its so painful. They occur one after another. How can I get rid of them?

Magic Swizel: It is very difficult or impossible. However you can have your dentist prescribe a solution called magic swizel. ...Read more

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I have had recurring mouth sores (mostly on and under my tongue) for at least 6 months. I have tried everything!!?

Mouth sores: What have you done for your mouth sores? Have you seen a dentist for an evaluation? If you have not seen a dentist now is a good time. ...Read more

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I have 2 mouth sores on the right side of my mouth and I keep tasting something metallic and bitter what can that be?

I have 2 mouth sores on the right side of my mouth and I keep tasting something metallic and bitter what can that be?

Infection or Leak: If you don't have anything in your mouth, tasting anything different is abnormal. Please see your dentist asap. Simple x-ray exam will likely reveal the reason for the bad taste in your mouth. You may be tasting pus, which is a result of infection in the gum or bone or tooth. You may also have a tooth with decay under leaky filling. Treatment is simpler if you see a doctor sooner: call a dentist! ...Read more

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I have 2 mouth sores on the right side of my mouth and I keep tasting something metallic and bitter can you please explain these symptoms?

I have 2 mouth sores on the right side of my mouth and I keep tasting something metallic and bitter can you please explain these symptoms?

Metallic ; Bitter: Gum disease, hormonal changes, blood or discharge from the sores, your medications, not drinking enough water, nasal discharge... The list continues, but not all may be your answer. To find the true cause, please see a dentist, or doctor, or both. Metallic, bitter tastes may be temporary ; insignificant, or they may indicate the beginning of something serious in the mouth or body. Best examined! ...Read more

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Does oral lichen planus have to do with HPV in mouth, I had lichen planus and sores but they gave me yeast medicines and they went away.?

Does oral lichen planus have to do with HPV in mouth, I had lichen planus and sores but they gave me yeast medicines and they went away.?

Oral Thrush: Oral lichen planus is a long-term disorder of the immune system. Symptoms of lichen planus are similar to thrush, and often mistaken for thrush. However, if sores went away with yeast medicines, it was an oral thrash. ...Read more

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I shared a cigarette with a guy I don't know and a couple weeks after I have 3 random canker sores on my mouth. Is it possible this is HPV-1?

I shared a cigarette with a guy I don't know and a couple weeks after I have 3 random canker sores on my mouth. Is it possible this is HPV-1?

No risk, no worries: Is HPV a typo? Do you mean HIV-1? Anyway, don't worry about it. Neither HPV nor HIV can be transmitted by a shared cigarette, and neither one would ever cause "3 randon canker sores". Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth sores or canker sores?

Various causes...: Food allergies, traumas due to injury borh physical, thermal or chemical. A very common disease is auto immune called lichen planus easily treated after a good diagnosis...Other diseases can cause these problems and should be ruled out...

Chuck. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing mouth sores.

My Son is experiencing mouth sores.

It happens: To get the most from this site you provide background information on the problem and ask a related question. The docs on the site donate their time, any fees just maintain the site. Your simple statement does not provide background or ask a recognizable question. You are welcome to start over. Your posts are not linked and go out at random to the site. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...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