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Lip Abscess Treatment
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 (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
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
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
What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area due to minor injury and what s d treatment?
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
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
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
Beeswax: Beeswax would be a better choice. It'll treat the dry cracking lips but is non-toxic if swallowed. ...Read more
Stop smoking: If you stop smoking, the skin discoloration may gradually disappear. ...Read more
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
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
No always: Can be subclinical.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
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
Please consult any of the doctors in the network within your state for a prompt assessment.
Take care. ...Read more