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Oral Thrush And Mouth Ulcers
Same causes: The herpes simplex virus is the primary cause of cold sores and genital herpes. The only difference is the type of virus. Hsv type 1 usually is associated with cold sores and hsv type 2 is associated with genital herpes. However any one can get cold sores if they come into contact with the genital area of an hsv type 2 infected person who is contagious at that time and vice versa. ...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
No: It can extend over all mucous membranes in the oral cavity and down the esophagus. I have seen patients with strings of white exudate extending from their uvula to the tongue and their entire throat coated white. If you are a normal adult u should not be getting thrush and should have your immune system examined and u should get tested for hiv. ...Read more
Not a good choice: Even though canestan is an antifungal, it would not be the drug of choice for oral thrush. If you have thrush-like symptoms on your tongue, you should see your dentist or physician, because there are several different medications used to treat this yeast-like fungus, depending on the severity of the thrush, your own health, and your immune strength. It would not be wise to treat this yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry mouth and thrush: Dry mouth or xerostomia is a condition where the salivary flow is decreased usually caused by medication taken to manage chronic medical conditions. Thrush or candidiasis is a condition in which the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of your mouth. Dry mouth can be alleviated with several OTC items but thrush will require an RX for the infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Get rid of the irritant and the ulcer will heal immediately. Have your orthodontic specialist smooth the irritating projection, cover the sticker with orthodontic wax, take ibuprofen, rinse with salt water, and dab Benzocaine in orabase or orajel onto the sore spot. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
YES...,: It hurts, gives an uneasy sensation in the mouth. Treatment is simple. There are many other causes of bad breath, e.g. Poor oral hygiene, less fluid intake, sinusitis, strep/viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, unhealthy gums, gingivitis, dental caries/cavities, crowded teeth, stomach infection (h. Pylori), etc. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
I've got mouth sores. I've had continuous tonsil stones and ulcers on my tongue; thrush recently, no meds, no cough, no sore throat. Thoughts?
Tonsil stones: see you ent about taking out tonsils. ...Read more
Think I got oral thrush gums&where tonsils were is red raised ulcer like. Tongue whitish yellow+red dots. Lots pain can't chew. Had 3 dif antibiotics?
Is it possible to develop agranulocytosis from one night of cocaine use? My symptom is oral thrush and mouth sores.
No: Stop using recreational drugs. Take better care of your health ! ...Read more
If you have been diagnosis with thrush, will the mouth ulcer and burning pain go away when thrush is treated?left untreated will it get worse? Ulcer hurts.
Thrush: Thrush will go away with antibiotics that treat candidiasis or yeast. Symptoms improve within 48 hours. The symptoms can linger in immune compromised patients. Maintain good oral hygiene, stop smoking, limit yeast containing foods and sugar. Untreated the mouth pain and swallowing becomes very painful and patients struggle to eat and drink enough in the daily diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had endoscopy done last year showed small ulcer and small duodenal erosion had oral thrush recently do I need another endoscopy?
Hurting mouth ulcers: You can get orabase ointment at your pharmacy without a prescription. It functions as an oral bandage. It is usually best to apply it to the ulcer before eating. Mouth ulcers usually run their course in 7-10 days. If you have multiple chronic ulcers, or they last longer than a week, you should check with your dentist or physician. They might be a response to a systemic infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Duration: Almost any kind of ulcer or trauma in the mouth will heal within a few weeks, but oral cancer will not just go away. If you have an area that won't heal, don't assume that it's cancer, it probably isn't, but do not ignore it either. Have your dentist evaluate the area to see if further investigation is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I always have mouth ulcers after performing oral sex on my bf.Usually lasts 10 days. What can be the cause of this?
Aphthous ulcers: Mouth ulcers are precipitated by a few different causes. They can arise from stress, trauma or of a viral nature. As long as they resolve in 7-10 days they should be considered benign. The fact that they appear consistently after the activity described should encourage you to look for an underlying cause and consult with your dentist or physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having oral ulcers, i often have them during my exams or when i'm in stress. I need advise on how to get of these mouth ulcers.
Mouth ulcers: If you're talking about herpetic ulcers, my colleagues' suggestions of Acyclovir and lysine may be helpful. For apthous ulcers (aka canker sores), swishing with salt water may help -- also chewing dgl tablets, and sucking slippery elm lozenges can help your mouth lining heal. B complex vitamins help, and avoiding toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulphate (a foaming agent commonly found). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My boyfriend received mouth ulcers after giving me oral sex. They disappeared after a week, i've had full STD tests and all negative. What should I do?
Oral ulcers: What type of ulcers? Herpetic or aphthous? Canker sores/aphthous ulcers signify no reason to worry, not transmitted sexually/not contagious. Hsv type 1 or 2 which form vesicles that coalesce and the blister sloughs to leave denuded area and eventual scab. Identify the type of sore first before worrying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I did oral sex after 2 months later i frequent facing mouth ulcers problem and some times one or two painless round red marks seen in my legs.Help plz?
See your doctor : Best to have this checked out by your physician. He may also refer you to a dentist. ...Read more
What to do if i heard that mouth ulcers aren't contagious but can you get genital herpes from mouth ulcers if you engage in oral sex when ulcers are present?
Yes, its possible.: You can get genital herpes from oral sex if the mouth ulcers are herpetic. It is not always easy to tell if mouth lesions are herpetic. Many recurring mouth ulcers come from a herpes virus. Oral sex when mouth lesions are present should be avoided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Performed oral sex on a woman.It's been 2 weeks and have been sick with throat pains , hot flashes and mouth ulcers. What test should I have done?
Im worried i have hiv. Right now i have 2 small mouth ulcers and small red bumps on my back and chest that dont itch. Also I have a headache. Its been 2 weeks since i had unprotected oral sex. I am a paranoid person so how worried should i be?
Not at all: You should not worry before you have a test to determine if you have HIV or another sexually transmitted disease. Simply make an appointment with your doctor, discuss your sexual activity and ask for testing for STDs as well as for advice regarding safe sex. Do not be shy about doing this, we are all prepared to have these discussions and to address these concerns. You are part of a generation that seems to have a higher rate of anxiety about many things, health especially. It is not clear why this generation has such a high rate of anxiety or, as you call it, paranoia, but rest assured you are not alone. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...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
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