Doctor insights on:
Mouth Ulcer Red Tonsils
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will heal on their own in 7-10 days. See your dentist or ENT specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms. ...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
Sore throat, bright red throat and tonsils, swollen tonsils, looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypts, swollen lymph nodes. Go to doctor?
Yep: New onset sore throat, with redness, discolored patches needs to be evaluated for strep throat. If a rapid strep test is negative, ask for a throat culture, Since 1 to 3 out of 10 rapid strep tests have false negatives & strep is missed. As long as strep is treated within 10 days the risk of acquiring rheumatic fever is minimal. So go to an UC today or see doc tomorrow. Now if had for 10 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Viral pharyngitis: Viral illnesses will frequently cause mouth ulcers, and the fever is low grade. These are usually short course of illness, less than two weeks. The main other thing to rule out is sexually transmitted disease. Steroids are sometimes used to help with the discomfort, and it might not hurt to be tested for strep throat. ...Read more
Discomfort in throat (not really sore,) looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypt, red throat, swollen tonsils, swollen/painful lymph nodes?
Cryptic Tonsils: You have what are called cryptic tonsils. They have folds and holes in them that food particles get stuck in. You can gargle deeply or use a water pick to help get the particles out, but ultimately the treatment is to remove the tonsils. This is done if they are constantly or recurrently inflamed or infected, if one has severe bad breath. ...Read more
I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.
White coating on tongue, enlarged papillae on back of tongue, mouth feels raw/burns,sore throat, globus sensation, clogged ears, no fever?
Very swollen tonsils white patches and red lines possibly blood on tonsils. Difficulty swallowing?
Sore throat, abcess on uvula, white puffy tonsils, red spots on the roof of my mouth, and some white spots around the uvula, what's wrong with me?
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Sore throat, white dots on throat, red dots on roof of mouth, cough, runny nose, fuzzy whitish tongue. What could it be? Had tonsil removed long time ago
Examination: See your Physician for throat examination and appropriate Rx. ...Read more
Sore throat, red painful sores on roof mouth, various sizes with large white slimy patches of skin on top?Hurts & can't eat. Also cough & congestion
I have a sore throat and cough followed by blister- looking lumps and red spots on tongue, tonsil stones and yellow patches around tonsils and throat.
I have a sore spot on the tip of my tongue, but no white spot like mouth ulcer or any redness. It's sore when the spot is rubbed by teeth. Anxiety?
Maybe irritation: Could be irritation from a sharp tooth, trauma while eating or a burn from hot food. If not resolved within a week, see a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm 19, smoked for 3 months and stopped 2 weeks ago. I have one mouth ulcer behind molar on gum, red patches on back of throat, & left tonsil swell?
See your dentist: To determine the exact nature of the ulcer. Then he\she can make recommendations for relief or treatment. ...Read more
Hi there! I'm concerned about this painless mouth ulcer (possibly a mucocele) I have for about 3 months now. It's abt .2 cm in dia. & it's red in color. What could this mean? Thanks for your help!
I have a mouth ulcer that has turned green. Is that bad or is it okay? I have read that they should be red, yellow, or gray. Does green mean it is infected or something?
On depakote. No more GI pain. Have orange-red fecal liquid and grease in stool. Big mouth ulcer. Is it nutrient absorption related?
Insufficient bile: Usually, when there are problems with the gall bladder or liver, insufficient bile excretion may lead to fatty stools. Food may pass through without being adequately digested. Inflammatory bowel conditions, such as ulcerative colitis , may be associated with oily , greasy or bloody stools, which may appear orange in color. It is important to make sure that there is no blood in the stools. Thanks. ...Read more
Hi I have a mouth ulcer just on the back of my palate next to my tonsils, it's sore when i swallow can u help?
Yes: Mouth ulcers can be from viruses that can show up over and over and they last 10-14 days . There are ointments to put on them that are perscription that reduce pain and promote healing. If the ulcers are not in an area to coat with an ointment, pills can be taken to lessen the symptoms. Ulcers may also be traumatic after eating hot food such as hot cheese on pizza. See your dentist to check! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut my lingual frenulum from kissing. For the next few days, i suffered from a mouth ulcer, a cold sore, infected tonsils, headaches, and my gums seemed to lower. Could it be hiv?
No, relax: You may be overreacting. More likely, you have strep throat or pharyngitis. The cold sore is probably stress-related because you have pharyngitis are perseverating over this situation. Hiv transmission rate is very small orally, unless you were both bleeding. That being said, you should consider the possibility that there are much less painful ways of kissing people. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ulcer or blister?: An ulcer would be described as a crater. This is best treated with 50% mixture of water and hydrogen peroxide rinses for 2 minutes 3x per day. A blister is fluid filled.Rinse with 1/2 tsp of salt in 5 oz cup of water for 2 minutes 3 x per day do not pop. ...Read more
Takes time: Mouth ulcers or canker sores can take a long time to heal. It usually takes 7 to 10 days or more for healing. You can relieve some symptoms with warm salt water rinse. I have tried otc products such as ambosol and another one that coats the sore, but haven't had much luck with them. They irritate the ulcer and make it take longer to heal. The only known cure for mouth ulcers is time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your dentist and find out what is the nature of the ulcer and its probable cause. (S)he will then tell you how to treat it.
If it turns out to be an aphthous ulcer (a cold sore), I like to recommend Chloraseptic liquid for relief of pain. It will not burn the tissue as Benzocaine will. ...Read more
Mild Non-acidic diet: Warm saline rinses. Saline is made with one teaspoon table salt dissolved in 8 ounces of water. If you can find a dentist who has a biolase waterlase laser (some other dental lasers work also) then they can put a "laser bandage" on it which will stop most or all of the pain with 2 minutes of laser treatment and will speed healing. ...Read more
Aphthasol (amlexanox): Talk to your dentist about this product. 'aphthasol' is the brand name for an oral, Amlexanox oral paste, 5%. It tastes like a mud patch, but has been known to provide great relief during outbreaks. It can only be ordered thru specific dental suppliers- so pharmacies will not carry this product. Anti-fungal mouth rinses work, but can take upto 10 days to work- essentially the duration of ulcer. ...Read more
Yes: Your mouth can have ulcers from time to time and will generally heal within a week or two. ...Read more
Comfortable: Anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
Mouth ulcer: Mouth ulcers are caused by viruses. These ulcers can really be painful. Palliative relief can be obtained by placing some orajel (a topical anesthetic) on the affected tissue. Follow a bland diet for a few days as well as rinse your mouth with salt water. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Ulcers in mouth near tonsils
- Mouth ulcer on tonsil
- Mouth ulcer with swollen tonsils
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Red ulcer in mouth
- Dry mouth red spots on tongue with swollen tonsil
- Tonsil ulcer
- Red tonsils
- Talk to a dentist online for free