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Hi. I am taking Acnetane which has made my mouth very dry with sores, I was using Uriage lip treatment but it’s not working. My lips are painful?

Hi. I am taking Acnetane which has made my mouth very dry with sores, I was using Uriage lip treatment but it’s not working. My lips are painful?

Nipple cream: I had a patient with a similar problem and we tried nipple cream. It worked really well for restoring the moisture. It May also work for you. ...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


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I have been on medicare because of the uc and rectal abscess and the adverse side effect s. What would be the best treatment for uc flare ups?

Mesalamine: Oral +/- topical Mesalamine therapy would probably be the best. There is a new "safe" oral steroid called uceris which seems very promising too. ...Read more

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What is the best mandibular abscess treatment?

What is the best mandibular abscess treatment?

Identify and Treat: An abscess in the mandible may be due to a number of possible causes. In order to treat it, one has to identify the cause. An evaluation by your dentist would be a logical starting point. ...Read more

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My lips are really dry and chapped? What is the treatment for that?

My lips are really dry and chapped? What is the treatment for that?

Vaseline: Vaseline is the best lubricant, but is messy. Any of the over the counter product are good. The best treatment of them all is. ....Go to the caribbean (nice humid climate, no dryness, just sunshine and fun). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tonsilar abscess?

What is the treatment for tonsilar abscess?

Drainage and meds: Usually we drain the abscess with with a needle or incise it with a blade under local anesthesia. Then we treat with antibiotics and sometimes steroids. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a peritonsillar abscess?

What is the treatment for a peritonsillar abscess?

Usually drainage: Early abscess may respond to antibiotics and steroids but usually require drainage. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area due to minor injury and what s d treatment?

What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area due to minor injury and what s d treatment?

Mucocele: What you described is consistent with a mucocele. Mucus has accumulated in tissue due to injury to a small salivary gland in the lip. It may need to be removed surgically so you should consult a doctor. Consult this site for more info.

http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/mucocele-causes-symptoms-and-treatment ...Read more

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Shingles on lips, treatment?

Shingles on lips, treatment?

Are you sure?: It would be very unusual to have shingles just on the lips, without lesions on one side of the face. If the lesions are only on your lips, it's more likely to be herpes simplex than shingles. ...Read more

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Causes of rashes in the lips and treatment?

Causes of rashes in the lips and treatment?

Rashes: See your doctor to determine if the rashe is due to a fungus or bacterium. Once the determination is made through culture, treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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Rashes on my lips. Cause and treatment?

Rashes on my lips. Cause and treatment?

See details: The question is impossible to answer without being able to see the rash. See a dermatologist in your area for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Treatment of finger abscess in diabetics?

Treatment of finger abscess in diabetics?

Finger abscess: Incision and drainage and antibiotics should take care of the problem. ...Read more

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Treatment options for brain abscess? Thanks!

Treatment options for brain abscess? Thanks!

Usually surgery: Most brain abscesses require surgery in addition to intravenous antibiotics for several weeks. Rarely, they can be treated with IV antibiotics alone if they are very small in size. Patients with brain abscesses need to be evaluated by a neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Parotid gland abscess treatment in children?

Hospitalization: This is often treated with incision and drainage with accompanying intravenous antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cracked lips?

What is the best treatment for cracked lips?

Moisturize them: Keep them moist with some sort of cream so you won't be temped to lick them. ...Read more

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Severe adult lip lickers dermatitis treatment?

Healthy lips: I recommend pangea organics lip balm. It has natural certified organic botanical essential oils that heal the skin on your lips without drying them out or exposing you to petroleum or other harsh or dangerous chemicals. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a tooth abscess?

What is the best treatment for a tooth abscess?

See a dentist: A tooth abcess can become a severe problem if left untreated. You may need root canal treatment or extraction.
See a dentist. ...Read more

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How long can a tooth abscess go without treatment?

It varies: Unfortunately, there is no set answer on this. Everyone responds differently to the infection process. It is strongly advised to have this type of problem attended to as soon as you possibly can to prevent the infection from spreading and causing some serious illness. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eczema on the lips?

What is the best treatment for eczema on the lips?

Moisturizing: Eczema is often controlled by strategies to reduce drying of skin. Avoid irritants (harsh soap, hot water) and apply moisturizer immediately after bathing and several times during day (Aquaphor, Vanicream, Eucerin, CeraVe are all good, but with varying degree of "greasiness"). Low-dose topical corticosteroid can be used as well. If any sign of infection of cracked skin, then antibiotic essential ...Read more

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What is the best treatment option for lip de pigmentation?

What is the best treatment option for lip de pigmentation?

Well: There topical medications called Melanex (hydroquinone). Make a concert with Healthtap or see a primary care doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dry cracked lips for toddlers?

What is the best treatment for dry cracked lips for toddlers?

Beeswax: Beeswax would be a better choice. It'll treat the dry cracking lips but is non-toxic if swallowed. ...Read more

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What should I expect before and after dental abscess treatment?

What should I expect before and after dental abscess treatment?

Just like any visit: If you mean that you are having root canal therapy there is little to do. If you are having pain you should be taking pain relieving medication and possibly antibiotics if you have an infection. It's not necessary to take antibiotics before your treatment. After the visit the dentist will suggest medications and provide you with instructions. Usually there are no restrictions after care. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for puncture wound of lip?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for puncture wound of lip?

Let me sewe: I am treating on the internet, but her what I do. Clean the wound with antiseptic solution from in and out, I use wound glue to close the wound from out side, continue the cleaning from the inside tell heal, possibly give the tetanus poster if he need it. ...Read more

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I have a tooth abscess but I am too ill to receive treatment. How urgent is it?

I have a tooth abscess but I am too ill to receive treatment. How urgent is it?

Abscess urgency: An abscess can be a life-threatening problem if not treated. I would strongly urge you to contact your dentist at least for an evaluation soon. ...Read more

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I have a big pimple on my lips. Its hurting. What can I do for it. Any treatment??

Exam needed: A painful lesion on the lip should be evaluated by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. This could be a lesion caused by herpes or bacteria and either condition should be treated. In the meantime apply warm moist soaks until examined. ...Read more

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I hAve two darker spots in side of my lips. Skin is weired becoz of these spots pleals tell me any treatment?

I hAve two darker spots in side of my lips. Skin is weired becoz of these spots pleals tell me any treatment?

Agree w Dr. Rhoads: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I had root canal 4 years ago, there is no pain but my dentist tell me to have re treatment as there is small abscess and blocked area does hurt?

Seek second opinion: Without a comprehensive exam it is impossible to give a definitive response. With that said it is not outside the realm of possibility that a previously treated root canal have an asymptomatic infection associated with it. I believe if you doubt your dentist seek a second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis. I do have it under control with over-the-counter methods. However, my lips constantly peel. What over-the-counter treatment can help?

I have psoriasis. I do have it under control with over-the-counter methods. However, my lips constantly peel. What over-the-counter treatment can help?

OTC ointment: I'd suggest using a petroleum jelly based ointment like aquaphor (similar in theory to chapstick). If you aren't getting any relief with otc meds, talk to your dermatologist about using a mild topical steroid - you can also find these otc, but it's good to talk with your doc first before trying steroid treatments on the face or other sensitive areas. ...Read more

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Sex 1st time painful sores on lips fta abs test reactive after a week but oral 2 months ago. Partner rpr neg. My rpr before treatment is neg. 3 treponemal test a week after treatment all neg but tEst fta again and is minimal active. Do I have it?!

Sex 1st time painful sores on lips fta abs test reactive after a week but oral 2 months ago. Partner rpr neg. My rpr before treatment is neg. 3 treponemal test a week after treatment all neg but tEst fta again and is minimal active. Do I have it?!

Painful sores: If you have painful sores, I would think about herpes simplex (lips or labia?). Anyways, primary herpes simplex can cause pretty extensive sores. I don't understand how you are reporting. No treponema tests (RPR) usually recommended as first line and treponema tests for confirmation. The FTA is 96% specific, Although uncommon, A false positive- which can be seen w/ APL Ab syndrome can occur ...Read more

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What is the treatment for monilia on lips and mouth? Thank u.

Nystatin: There is a suspension and cream. Follow the directions and it should resolve. If not, see your medical practitioner for more aggressive treatment, like the oral medication diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for liver abscess?

What is the treatment for liver abscess?

It depend on the: Abcess and were is located, some time we use surgery some we treat with antbiotics. ...Read more

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Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Possible: In medicine anything is possible however, I would recommend you see your dr about this issue. This may need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed. If not could lead to a much more serious infection. ...Read more

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Can an abscess continue even after a root canal treatment?

Can an abscess continue even after a root canal treatment?

Yes and No: If the root canal was successful the abscess should heal by its own accord as the cause of the infection has been eradicated&this can take up to a year for complete healing of the apical area. If it persist then the tooth may be fractured. If this is the case it may have been fractured before the rct. See your dentist/see a specialist for a second opinion. ...Read more

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My daughter has a abscess on her lip where do I take her too?

My daughter has a abscess on her lip where do I take her too?

Online consult: Please consult any of the doctors in the network within your state for a prompt assessment.

Take care. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for peritonsillar abscess?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for peritonsillar abscess?

No: A peritonsillar abscess may well require surgical drainage. Adjunctive treatment with antibiotics would also be indicated. Neither of these modalities is available "over the counter". ...Read more

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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more