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Soreness And Swelling In The Soft Tissue Lining Of Mouth
My OBGYN put me on a 2 week RX of Levora starting CD11 in hopes of regrowing my lining enough to have a proper period. 11 days in my breast are swelling and nipples extremely sore. Is this normal for Levora? 1 day of UPIC day 3 of the pill.
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
Mouth sores: It may just be an aphthous ulcer, or canker sore. Can be caused by a virus or irritation from hot foods or even stress. RInse your mouth with warm water and a pinch of salt for local relief Or mix 5 ml of Milk of Magnesia and 5 ml of liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Rinse your mouth and spit out. If the sore does not go away in 10 days, see your provider. ...Read more
I am suffering from swelling and sore of upper palate in mouth area nausea and lil bit pain. Is it normal?
No: Bleeding/pain/swelling together, by themselves, or in any combination, are red flags. You need help. ...Read more
Endo abscess: The open sore probably is a fistula draining tract from an infected tooth. The swelling is when the tract gets block and could not drain. Consult with your dentist. Treatment probably is antibiotic (clindamycin) for one week, followed by root canal therapy on the infected tooth. ...Read more
I am suffering from swelling and sore of upper palate in mouth area nausea and lil bit pain. Is it normal? Docter says its oval ulcer. Is it normal?
Mouth sore: Many conditions within the mouth may cause this and most are benign and resolve fully in a short period of time. One very common condition is a burn from hot food not appreciated when caused during later but felt later. Other inflammatory lesions such as ulcers resolve on their own without treatment. If this is not improving seek physician evaluation. ...Read more
See a dentist: These should be evaluated as there could be an infection. I'm the meantime, warm salt water rinses can be helpful. ...Read more
I keep getting mouth sores. They start out swollen + painful but swelling goes down in a few hours, and sore disappears within 2-3 days. Like canker sores but too brief to be those. .. What are these?
Any recurring lesion should be examined clinically. They could a result of a viral infection, an allergy, or some other type of infection.
Have them examined by your dentist. ...Read more
Is is possible to have a salivary gland infection but no visable swelling. I have a pus taste in my mouth and sore left cheek.?
Swelling of penis hole 15-30 days after unprotected sex. Seems urethra has swelled and is somewhat protruding. No pain, no drainage. Cold sore on mouth.
Please: Get this checked. Remember some std's can be even be silent. ...Read more
Should I see a doctor? I have this lump inside my mouth on the right lower side under my lip. It is sore and is swelling up the right side of my face.
Yes. Dentist: Rule out a dentist problem and then see a physician if your mouth is healthy. ...Read more
Had a tooth extraction (#15).Right after surgery, felt some salty taste on the left side.48hrs after surgery until now (69hr), have felt some metallic taste in mouth&nauseous. Have also felt some light soreness. No swelling. Infection or different problem?
I have painful swelling on the roof of my mouth along with fever and sore throat, what is causing this?
Stinging Sore throat for 2 1/2 days now and back of mouth area is red and it hurts to swallow No swelling only mild symptoms of common cold?
My 8 year old daughter has been suffering with a headache, fever, sore throat and swelling/pain at the roof of her mouth for two days. Flu?
Influenza: Symptoms of influenza can vary from case to case and other viruses produce a similar clinical picture. Must isolate virus or do serologic testing to prove presence of influenza. Your daughter should be seen by a pediatrician to be sure the painful swelling on her palate is nothing serious. Headache, fever and sore throat may be strep and she can be examined for this and treated if necessary. ...Read more
Excruciating pain on the right side of my mouth. Throbbing jaw pain, tooth aches, sore gums, facial swelling, lips are numb, and a low grade temp.
Multiple symptoms: You can either research hundreds of possibilities over the internet and sites like this or see your primary care physician as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. I would recommend the second. ...Read more
My problem started with a pain in my mouth. I found a black hole at the back of my mouth that was covered in white. There is swelling in my cheek. I have a sore throat on that side and now I also have pain in my ear. Should I visit adoctor or a dentist?
Mouth sore: Definitely an ENT surgeon. You may need a biopsy. ...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?
Pain/swelling: Please see a Dentist immediately. It sounds as if you have an infection that is spreading, and that can be quite dangerous. Please call immediately. ...Read more
I'm having this mouth sore inside my cheek for 2 weeks now, its like a hole with a white lining but not really painful and now there's one more.?
Is there a physician specialty re oral medical problems I am a 69 yr old female in july 2011 my mouth developed soreness inside in front of my lower teeth and felt like coating or a thickening of the mucous lining and the corners on the outside sever
Yes.: Yes. The specialty is oral medicine. Their website is http://www. Aaom. Com/. You can search their database for specialists in your area. Are you near any dental schools or major hospitals? They would be most likely to have someone able to help you. ...Read more
What can be done for untreated 'lichen planus' - the lining of my mouth is swollen and sore, and front of tongue is numb, same as roof of mouth- ali?
Lichen planus: Special gargles containing anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medication often help reduce symptoms. If this topical treatment is not helpful then a brief course of steroid pills will likely help. If this persists, make sure it gets a biopsy to rule out other causes. ...Read more
I have a mouth sore an it's at the lining of my gums and under my tounge, the gums where my teeth r swollen, and when I put my tounge on it it makes my teeth right above the sore numb what do I do and who do I talk to?
How long?: Mouth sores can occur for a variety of reasons. You may have a gum infection, tooth infection or you may have simply traumatized the tissue. If the sore has been there longer than 2 weeks and is not healing on its own, you should have it looked at by a dentist. The dentist may order an x-ray to help with the diagnosis. Healthy gums are not swollen and do not cause the surrounding teeth to be numb. ...Read more
I fell and knocked my head yesterday, while on holiday. There was no bleeding or swelling and only mild soreness. Is it safe to fly home today?
It is safe to fly.: You sound like you had mild head injury without any signs and symptoms of concussion. So, it is definitely safe to fly. Moreover, the airplanes have such good control of air pressure that even if you had a concussion, the danger with flying is minimal if not non-existent. However, because you just injured your head any expected side effects of flying such as jet lag maybe magnified in you. ...Read more
Apply ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
Comfortable: Do not play with it or it will get bigger, do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
I feel like I have swelling at the bottom of my head just above my neck. I have had a sore neck and shoulders for a while?
Comfortable: Don't play with it or it will get bigger. Do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
I was punched in the head the night before last. The swelling went down but still sore and tender. Mild headaches. Should I be seen to be safe?
Yes. ...: You should see someone if the headache is getting worse since one need to rule out a subdural hematoma. If you are getting better and the headaches are gone within a week, then just let it be. When in doubt, you should consult your doctor since it is better to err on the side of safety. ...Read more
Hi, I am having a second episode in a month of a very sore lump inside my tongue. No sign of it visually other than the swelling. It's pea sized.
See ENT: You should see ENT doc to have it checked out. Could be just benign growth but it needs to be looked at ...Read more
Tip of tongue has been sore for over a week. No signs of discoloration or swelling. Sensation is similar to a burned tongue from coffee. Suggestions?
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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