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Sore Throat Swollen Gums Mouth Sores
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
A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more
I have swollen gums, painful teeth, sore throat, whitish- yellowish stuff on the roof of my mouth, and swollen lymph glands. Any idea what it might be?
I have a similar problem. My tongue seems swollen, blisters on the sides of the tongue only. A bit swollen gums. And sore throat. M deficient in b12?
Sore throat started 5 days ago w very swollen right tonsil. Yesterday, swollen gums and red spot on tongue. Feel fine otherwise. Should I see a Dr.?
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
I worked out hard a week ago with severe muscle soreness. Now I have swollen gums, swollen lymph nodes under jaw and terrible mouth sores on gums, tongue, back of throat, inside cheeks. The sores are getting worse with no relief. I also seem to be run dow
I have fevers, sore throat (now feels like something is stuck in it), extremely swollen gums that render me unable to eat, sleepiness, and weakness.
Please see a doctor.: This looks like a medical condition which needs immediate attention. Please go to ed and evaluated. ...Read more
28 year old female with swollen gums and sore throat with while patches, pain radiating to the ears. Tried cefobid, metronidazole but symptoms increase?
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
My daughter has fever, chapped lips, sore throat, swollen gums and her breath stings. What could it be?
A Check-Up: By an md as soon as possible is important. Her tonsils might be swollen and maybe blocking her airway causing her to mouth breathe. It will dehydrate the lips, cause it to crack, and can make gums red and throat sore. An upper respiratory infection can do this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 7 year daughter has had intermittent fever (up to 102for 5 days now along with a little sore throat and red swollen gums- she is getting a mohler tooth at ths time also. Any suggestions for treatment?
Sounds like teething: If your daughter is not allergic to either advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) you can give her the appropriate dose to manage her fever and pain. It sounds like teething pain but I would have her see a dentist about the swollen gums to rule out other possible pathologies as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Might be: Acute HIV syndromes can have several presentations, including looking like meningitis, but the most common is like infectious mononucleosis, with fever, swollen lymph nodes, malaise. If you are asking how HIV can present after you have had it many years asymptomatically, that is a subject for a large volume of information. If you are concerned, please get tested. Early treatment is best. ...Read more
I am experiencing mouth pain, unable to open mouth (jaw), gum pain, gum swelling, sore throat and difficulty swallowing (worsened by: swallowing hot liquids). The following also describes me: Fever. What should I do?
I shared a cigarette with a Thai girl while having sore throat and unsure mouth cuts, if she has mouth sores & HIV is it possible to be transmit hiv?
Couple weeks been getting mouth sores & sore throat on and off, today felt sick & mouth sore & 10 min headache. Is something wrong with immune system?
I have 3 round red mouth sores on the roof of my mouth, none have white heads on. I do have sore throat / flu what could it be. They don't hurt?
Daughter is experiencing sore tongue, sore throat and gum swelling. She's been dx with strep and on omnicef x 7d. Has white lesions on the sides of her tongue and is refusing to eat b/c of it. She was called in lidociane mixture and not much help?
I am having sore throat, white bumps back of tongue, mouth sores, enlarged or tender lymph nodes. Worried mouth cancer. Mouth sore came 6 days later
Oral cancer: If you're worried about oral cancer, see your Dentist for an oral cancer exam (can't be done over the computer). Know that if you do not abuse alcohol and don't smoke (anything), your chances of oral cancer are relatively low. So go see your Dentist if for mother other than peace of mind...priceless. ...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
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