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Mouth Ulcer Red Tonsils
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
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'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?
Again, this is a question that requires you to go see the dentist.
It cannot be answered over the internet. ...Read more
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?
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 more
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 more
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 more
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
Probably: If it were originally caused by trauma and got bigger than normal and then was continually irritated because of it's size then maybe not. But, otherwise, yes you should have it looked at soon. ...Read more
What do you have?: See a dentist. She\he can tell you. ...Read more
Remedy: Topical Benzocaine will work to temporarily sooth the ulcer. Is this an isolated episode? Do ulcers occur in your mouth often? If so, this suggests another condition. Warm salt water rinses will help. Get the ulcer diagnosed to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Lysine: One of the most common causes of frequent mount ulcers are apthous ulcers. Apthous ulcers can be triggered by stress or by diet. One of the easiest things to try is adding the supplement lysine to your diet. If the lysine does not help then you should see an oms or dentist for further help. ...Read more
No: You'll only burn yourself and be in even more pain. It will heal on its own in 10 to 14 days. ...Read more
See dentist: Your dentist can cauterize it with a simple painted on product. It won't heal it, but will prevent it from hurting. There are also dressings available that act like an oral bandage. ...Read more
Examination: A mouth ulcer that has not resolved in 14 days should be examined by a medical professional. Please call an oral surgeon to have it evaluated and treated, if necessary. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the cause of the ulcer and if there are any injuries to the skin of the penis. ...Read more
I have a new mouth ulcer inside, and I want to get rid of it quickly. Any effective OTC treatments?
I had a painful mouth ulcer for 3 weeks that healed, it left a non colored scar for 1 week and It doesn't hurt, should I be concerned?
IDK???????: This would have to be personally seen and evaluated by a dentist. We can't determine what it was nor if there is any concern simply by you posting the question over the internet. ...Read more
Brief PROTECTED sex at massage parlor 2wk ago 2day. Didn't ejac. Have a cough for about a week and mouth ulcer for 2 days. Could be HIV or no?
What are chances of me getting HIV during 5min protected sex at a massage parlor? I didn't ejac. Exactly 2wk later I have a mouth ulcer and cough.
I received blowjob from an unknown status of male. After 2 months, I am regularly facing mouth ulcer problem. My HIV test was negtive. What should I do?
Warm salt water: Time: 10 - 14 days, and warm salt water is about all you can do for healing. Avoid putting numbing medicine on it too much as it may slow the healing or make it numb so you traumatize it even further, or cause a chemical irritation. Good Luck. ...Read more
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