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I have sores in my mouth with a sore throat what could this be?

I have sores in my mouth with a sore throat what could this be?

Strep throat: No one likes a sore throat! the most common disease is a strep throat . This is easily treated with antibiotics. You should see your primary dr for a quick test then get the correct treatment. For your sore throat symptoms, try gargling with salt water a few times a day in addition to steam showers. ...Read more

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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


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My tongue burns, I have sores on the back of my mouth and I have a sore throat.

My tongue burns, I have sores on the back of my mouth and I have a sore throat.

Sore throat: What you describe is rather common and can be due to many different conditions. One is herpangina caused by a coxsackie virus, but without being able to see the back of your tongue and throat would only be guessing. Why don't you see your family doctor and make sure this is not strep throat, or other illnesses for which would need more history to diagnose. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and ulcers in my mouth . Its very painful what can I do?

I have a sore throat and ulcers in my mouth . Its very painful what can I do?

Herpangina?: A specific virus causes herpangina, a very painful sore throat with blisters on the soft palate. Viscous Lidocaine can be prescribed. If it is a strep throat, antibiotics are indicated. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore and strep throat. A sore similar to the canker sore in my mouth has appeared more on my actual lip. Is this normal?

I have a canker sore and strep throat. A sore similar to the canker sore in my mouth has appeared more on my actual lip. Is this normal?

Herpes?: A very common cause of sores on the lips (not inside like canker sores) is oral herpes ("cold sore", "fever blister"). As these names suggest, other infections like colds or strep throat can trigger herpes outbreaks in persons infected with type 1 herpes simplex virus (HSV1). Herpes is especially likely if it started like a blister or pimple. See a doctor ASAP to confirm diagnosis and Rx advice. ...Read more

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I have a bad sore throat I looked in my mouth and my throat has pimpels or something?

I have a bad sore throat I looked in my mouth and my throat has pimpels or something?

Get a throat culture: Sounds like you have a common bacterial (can also be viral) infection such as streptococchus. Get it checked out with your general md. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin, a metallic taste in my mouth and a mouth sore. What could this be?

I have itchy skin, a metallic taste in my mouth and a mouth sore. What could this be?

Concur: I concur w dr van der werff. Could also be gerd, allergic reaction, leaking filling, aphthous ulcer, infection, etc. Start w your dentist. Dentist may also refer you to physician. ...Read more

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I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.

I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.

2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease and need to see a dentist. 2. Canker sore, nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...Read more

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Past few weeks I have been getting canker sores in my mouth & then yesterday I found a sore on the inside of my lip it looks like a blister. Any ideas?

Past few weeks I have been getting canker sores in my mouth & then yesterday I found a sore on the inside of my lip it looks like a blister. Any ideas?

Concurrent: You probably have 2 coincidental concurrent problems. Canker sores probably Herpes Virus. Blister-like lesion on inside of lip probably a Mucocele caused by blockage of a minor salivary gland duct. To be sure, have your Dentist examine you. There are literally scores of other possibilities. ...Read more

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I have had a cough and sore throat for about a week. I have developed a bump on the roof of my mouth that i can barely reach with my tongue.

I have had a cough and sore throat for about a week.  I have developed a bump on the roof of my mouth that i can barely reach with my tongue.

Cough: Patients of any age who have had cough for a week or more, especially when accompanied by a sore throat, should be examined by a doctor. Though the cause of your symptoms may be viral, and therefore ultimately resolve on their own, there is still a possibility that the cause may be bacterial. In this case, antibiotics may be needed to achieve full resoluation. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore in the back of my throat. Is this bad?

I have a canker sore in the back of my throat. Is this bad?

No: Its an ulceration in the throat area thats all. It possesses no more of a threat to your health than any other canker sore just in a very uncomfortable area. ...Read more

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Are swollen glands common with canker sores? Could I have an infection? I have had a huge canker sore on my cheek now I have a small ones on my tounge, lip, and back near my wisdom tooth and my glands are swollen and feels better after i brush.

Are swollen glands common with canker sores? Could I have an infection? I have had a huge canker sore on my cheek now I have a small ones on my tounge, lip, and back near my wisdom tooth and my glands are swollen and feels better after i brush.

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Canker sores are usually accompanied by swollen lymph nodes. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Have a sore in top of my mouth and it hurts?

Have a sore in top of my mouth and it hurts?

See your doctor: Sore in the mouth can be due virus like herpes simplex, cancur sore or a bacterial infection rarely if it is bothering you see your doctor, most of these sore are self limited and go away without treatment. ...Read more

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I have a swollen uvula with a white looking spot or blister, I have my tonsils removed n have a sore throat and a gagging feeling in my throat help?

I have a swollen uvula with a white looking spot or blister, I have my tonsils removed n have a sore throat and a gagging feeling in my throat help?

Go to the ER: For gagging sensations with a swollen uvula, I would go to the Emergency Room. You should have a doctor evaluate your airway and make sure your throat is not closing off. Have someone drive you or get a taxi. Better not to take a chance with your airway... ...Read more

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I have a white spot very painful underneath my tongue on my salivary gland I have been in pain for 6 days is this a canker sore?

It could be...: Maybe it's a canker sore (apthous ulcer); it could also be a lot of other things. It would be best to have your dentist take a look soon; that way your headed in the right direction: if it resolves, you know your mouth better. If not, your already started toward the treatment you need. ...Read more

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I have recently developed a red pus filled sore inside my inner cheek in my mouth. I also have been having trouble swallowing and my throat sore?

I have recently developed a red pus filled sore inside my inner cheek in my mouth. I also have been having trouble swallowing and my throat sore?

Infection: This may be aphthous ulcer vs infection related , as you have sore throat and and difficulty swallowing than you should see your doctor you have if recently egd than you may have idea of its finding. ...Read more

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Have minor canker sore under tongue , now I have a sore throat that hurts?

Have minor canker sore under tongue , now I have a sore throat that hurts?

Might throat sore: If you are prone to recurrent canker sores (recurrent aphthous stomatitis) they can also occur in the throat. Also recurrent aphthous can occur during times of stress such as getting a routine viral sore throat. Aphthous ulcers can be effectively treated with dental lasers.http://www.laserdentistbaltimore.com/mouth-ulcer-and-cold-sore-laser-treat ...Read more

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When I get a sore throat I always get a ulcer in my mouth ?

When I get a sore throat I always get a ulcer in my mouth ?

Aphthous ulcer: This is normal. In some individuals the stress of an infection can bring about these oral mucosal ulcers. Keep your mouth clean, avoid aggressive brushing of teeth or foods that irritate the ulcer. Gargle gently with salt water after every meal. These ulcers are self limited and will resolve spontaneously if kept clean. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a canker sore or herpes sore inside of my mouth?

How do I know if I have a canker sore or herpes sore inside of my mouth?

Test: Herpes inside the mouth is more common upon initial exposure and more frequently in childhood. Your doctor can get a culture of the sore for herpes viruses. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Small, shallow, and painful lesions on the tongue, inner cheek, or at the base of the gums, usually with a white or yellow center surrounded by redness. They may occur spontaneously or after a minor injury such as a cheek bite. They usually heal in one to two weeks, but larger sores may persist for ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

Are small, benign but painful ulcers of the mouth and throat. They generally resolve on their own in 10-14 days. There are various over the counter remedies that ...Read more