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Mouth Ulcers And Diarrhea
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
It's possible: There are enteroviruses (stomach viruses) that cause hand-foot-mouth disease. Coxsackie virus is a common cause of hfm and can infect both children and adults. Patients get mouth sores, from a few to many sores, and have pain with eating and drinking. The number of rash bumps on the palms, soles, hands, feet, arms, legs, and butt areas vary among patients and among different coxsackie strains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not directly: Stomach or gastric ulcers are not likely to cause diarrhea, but treatments for it can (side effects). Many of the antacid meds such as zantac/pepcid, prilosec, Prevacid (lansoprazole) etc...All can do that. Also, people having ulcers may try to change their diet which may cause trouble with stool. Diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel can ulcer-like pain too, so consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Diarrhea for 4 days with inflammation of the anus, headache, stomach cramps, dizziness, sore mouth and gums?
Viral or bacterial i: It sounds like you may have Gastroenteritis - most likely Viral , but can not R/O other reason such as Bactria or Giardia ( need more history ) . If you are feeling dizzy when you stand up and have had decreased urination and especially if you have not kept up with your fluid intake , please seek medical help . You may need IV fluid replacement . Push clear liquids . Use OTC cream for anal irrit ...Read more
IBD: Ibd is a term to describe either ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. Their manifestations are quite different from one another. With crohn's disease, it can present with inflammation at anywhere in the intestinal tract, so oral ulcer development is possible. Ulcerative colitis localizes in the colon only. Abdominal pain/distention can occur in both. ...Read more
Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional information and physical examination. However, a common issue for such symptoms is overeating. Try to reduce your intake of food and brush your teeth after all meals. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Virus: Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus and is a very common infection to get. It is estimated that 90+% of population has been exposed to this virus in childhood. Usually it is triggered by stress, lack of sleep, excess sunlight etc.. Sometimes people get them recurrently or once in awhile or sometimes once then never again. It depends but can be treated by Acyclovir and related drugs too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms include: lump in throat sore jaws dry mouth loss of appetite sometimes bitter/bland taste in mouth and nausea. What could it be?
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
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more