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Sore Throat And Bleeding Gums
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
Yes: Menstrual cycles are so different is every woman, but you also need to make sure you are not becoming anemic or developing a nutritional or mineral deficiency when you menstruate. Vitamin or folate (folic acid) or iron deficiency can all cause gingival (gum) pain. See your ob/gyn and possibly consider further work up to ensure no deficiency exists. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, red spots on roof of mouth and gums, throat. Feel bad. Had a strep test and was negative?
What do these symptoms indicate: white tongue with sore spots, fever, swollen sensitive gums, and sore throat?
Viral pharyngitis: There is no specific treatment for viral pharyngitis. You can relieve symptoms by gargling with warm salt water several times a day and take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. You should see your doctor if have a sore throat for more than a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impacted&rotten wisdom teeth, can it cause sore throat, ear pain, jaw pain?Mainly sore throat at back of mouth(annoying). Always swallowing thick mucous
I have a sore throat and ear ache for 2.5 weeks. Yellow mucous and yellow patches on tonsils. Red swollen throat, painful swallowing and talking.
Help I have a sore throat, swollen glands, ulcers all over my gums throat and tongue please help?
Ear pain tired: It sounds like you have an ear or sinus infection or if the throat is very swollen on one side you might have a peritonsillar abscess. If you have a fever and /or difficulty swallowing see a doctor right away. This could also be seasonal allergies and and over the counter allergy/sinus medicine might help. Stuffed up sinuses make it hard to sleep thus accounting for your fatigue. ...Read more
I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.
2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease and need to see a dentist. 2. Canker sore, nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...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
I've been having high fever, sore throat and now have canker sores and sensitive gums. Any guidance?
Herpangina: You have either herpangina or acute leukemia. It's probably not the latter but a low neutrophil count that occurs in certain immune system cancers like leukemia can present with the kinds of symptoms that you are describing. Don't panic. Things often sound worse in their description than they are on inspection. You do need to see your physician for a complete history & physical examination. ...Read more
What to do.: If you have significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid's may help/you can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times /day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore Throat: If the roof of your mouth and throat have been sore for a month they need to be checked. The typical healing time for most things is about 2 weeks. Either a dentist or physician would be a good starting place with the physician being your first choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Canker sores, tongue bumps that are red, white pockets at back of throat, swollen gums that bleed easily. Can't eat, been three days. Bad breath too.
Sore throat on one side, swollen lymph gland, hard to swallow, and back teeth very painfull with swollen gum? Is that from cavity?
Sore throat : You may have any number of problems, including infected wisdom teeth, periodontal (gum and bone) disease, or other soft tissue infection(s). Advanced tooth decay and abscess could cause pain and this much local soft tissue inflammation but the other conditions are equally important to identify and treat. See a dentist or oral surgeon immediately ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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