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Can doctor separate sore that related to Aphtha or to oral cancer?

Can doctor separate sore that related to Aphtha or to oral cancer?

Yes: Aphthous ulcers are or short duration. Oral cancer ulcers don't go away. See an oral surgeon or ENT doc.for exam if sores persist. ...Read more

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What can I do for aphtha mouth ulcer?

What can I do for aphtha mouth ulcer?

Wait...: Apthus ulcer, canker sore, cold sore...All the same. They can result from stress, fatigue or just because they want to. There is no cure but if you get them often then you can take some medicine (acyclovir) to lessen the life or ease their pain. For the most part they just have to run their course. If you don't do anything they are gone in 14 days or so. Watch spicy or acidic foods. ...Read more

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Is 99.1 a temp? Taken oral

Is 99.1 a temp? Taken oral

Not fever.: 99.1 is a temperature but not a fever. A fever is anything greater than 100.4 orally. ...Read more

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Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Rarely oral cancer: Chronic oral lichen planus can in a small percentage develop oral cancer. Topical prescription creams such as retin a (tretinoin) can be used in the mouth to treat oral lichen palnus. I have experience with oral Metronidazole as a treatment for lichen planus with good results. You need to be checked for hepatitis C which can be associated with lichen planus as well as review drugs as contributory cause. ...Read more

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96.6 oral temp should I be concerned ?

96.6 oral temp should I be concerned ?

No: 96.6 degrees fahrenheit is a normal oral temperature. Make sure your mouth is closed and you haven't recently had anything cold in your mouth before taking your temperature. ...Read more

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?What is an oral temp of 98.4 rectally?

?What is an oral temp of 98.4 rectally?

Body temp varies: The accepted "normal" body temperature is 98.6 degrees, but it varies from person to person, and varies throughout the day, going up and down almost a full degree at different times of day. Oral temperature is usually 0.4 degree lower than rectal temperature, so a typical oral temperature would be 98.0 if the rectal temp is 98.4. ...Read more

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Lwhat is an oral temp of 99.4 rectally?

Lwhat is an oral temp of 99.4 rectally?

Fever: I am unsure what and why you are asking this question. It can vary. There would be an elevation but probably just lower than what you are getting rectally. Now, why do you have a fever? ...Read more

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I s oral sex ok?

I s oral sex ok?

Yes: ... Unless most other species of mammals are doing something profoundly wrong. Do remember the risk of some sexually transmitted diseases (famously syphilis and gonorrhea) is very high with oral sex. And you are crazy to have any kind of sex leading to ejaculation with a woman you do not know very well -- nowadays you may be tricked into becoming a father. ...Read more

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How safe is oral sex?

How safe is oral sex?

A women should use..: A condom on a man, particularly a new partner. HPV, Herpes, and other STDs can be aquired. Use caution with a new sexual partner! ...Read more

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Is oral sex dangerous?

Is oral sex dangerous?

Some risk . . . : According to the centers for disease control & prevention, "in addition to hiv, other stds can be transmitted through oral sex with an infected partner. Examples of these stds include herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea, genital warts (hpv), intestinal parasites (amebiasis), and hepatitis a." for infomation on safe sex, see: http://www.Cdc.Gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/oralsex.Htm. ...Read more

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