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Medicine For Mouth
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
No: If it was meant to be applied to the skin, do not ingest it. It is not toxic, but it will not work well and there is a small risk of causing intestinal problems. ...Read more
Hi, my 5 year old daughter has cough and wheezing. Can I give her salbutamol liquid medicine by mouth along with albuterol inhaler ?
Dry mouth: Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum or candy. Avoid acidic or sugary drinks and foods, stay hydrated with water. Avoid alcohol containing mouthwash. Try biotene or lubricity to make your mouth feel better. Work with your dentist and have fluoride treatment for your teeth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: Unfortunately there are no medicines or simple home remedies for patients with bruxism. The cause is not well known. Some theories believe it is related to stress, sleep disorders, or bite problems. Honestly in my opinion there are many dentists who merely advise fabricating a night guard without much thought or knowledge. Find a dentist with experience in tmj, sleep training for a consult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had the strip of medicine in my mouth for dry sockets for about 3 weeks now. i want to know how to get it out. it feels weird, makes me nervous?
No panacea: Just like there is no "top medicine" for curing, say, abdominal pain, mouth ulcers can come from a variety of causes. You should make sure you know what you're treating, before you self-medicate, but if warm, salt-water rinses don't clear up ulcers after a few days, you need dental/medical attention. Mix 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp baking soda in 8 oz warm water, rinse for 1-2 min 2-3x/day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cymbalta (duloxetine) upped from 30mg to 60mg, took 60mg for 1mo. Script ran out, didn't refill. Could taste of medicine in my mouth & bad breath be due to this?
Allergy medicine: Antihistamines can give you a dry mouth, this is a common side effect that can make you think your tongue is numb. The lack of hearing is probably from your nasal congestion, or whatever reason you took the antihistamine for in the first place, it is not the medication. ...Read more
I couldnt have a tooth pulled because of insurance reasons a year has passed and for the past 2 weeks everything i eat is either sour or it taksed like medicine in my mouth...Right were the tooth is.Yesterday my right foot felt like pins were constantly s
You : You need to be evaluated and treated by a dentist to prevent an infection that could compromise the condition of other teeth, gum and bone. If left untreated an infection can spread to other parts of your body, either directly or through the blood stream. It is better to have routine dental care and deal with minor problems than having to deal with a major health issue later that will be more expensive. See your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
They're planning on doing some fillings and injecting medicine into my mouth with me under laughing gas for my wisdom teeth, what does it do to you?
"laughing gas": Nitrous oxide has been used in dentistry and medicine for many years. It is used in combination with local numbing agents injected around nerves and other pain medications and sedatives. It reduces feelings of anxiety, and can put you into a dream like state. It must always be used with other anesthetic agents. It is short acting agent whose effects end shortly after gas is turned off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common Side Effect: Standard add/adhd medications all cause drying of the salivary system and can result in a variety of oral problems, like increased cavities and gum infections. Sip water all day, brush and floss more frequently every day and see your dentist on regular basis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since i started taking laxis with other BP medicine i have dry mouth. Had stent 2 yrs back.EF 30%. I m pre diabetic. Pl suggest.
I always get mouth sores . They Go Away to Later Come Back! Why is this I'm tired buying medicine to numb my mouth, why is this happening?
My 5 yr old daughter had an adenoidectomy but was not given any medicines for healing. Her mouth smells really bad now. What could be the reason?
Totally normal: Some doctors give antibiotics to help prevent the odor but the most common complaint from parents that i hear about children who have adenoidectomy's is a several days of very foul breath. It goes away and is nothing to worry about. It occurs because in the back of the nose when the adenoids are removed tissue left behind becomes colonized with bacteria. This is only temporary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common side effect: This is a listed side effect of very many medications as well as physical conditions. Explore this with your physician and check out biotene (mouth moisturizing) products to make you more comfortable. If it is a medication side effect, it may be addressed by exploring alternatives with your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Viral etiology: Mouth ulcers are usually caused by viruses. As such antibiotics dont work. Symptomatic care is all that can be offerred. Consult your doctor as to what he can do for you. ...Read more