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What are the tests for aphthous stomatitis?

What are the tests for aphthous stomatitis?

None specific: Normally there are no associated problems, however it amy be associated with food sensitivity, herpes simplex, or reflux. Stress is a factor in some individuals. A food diary can be helpful in pointing to certain foods, however if you eat wheat every day, blood tests amy identify a gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

Dr. Keshab Paudel
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Stomatitis (Definition)

Inflammation (-itis) of the mouth / oral cavity (stoma) may result from canker sores / aphthous stomatitis, the ulcers of lupus, behcet's, or low neutrophils, necrotizing gingivitis (trench mouth), coxsackie virus herpangina, meeting herpes simplex i for the first time, tobacco, ...Read more


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2months ago my Son got stomatitis sore Trough fever neck lymphNode enlargement&Parotitis.Lost appetite.mono test neg.He recovered but lost weight now.

2months ago my Son got stomatitis sore Trough fever neck lymphNode enlargement&Parotitis.Lost appetite.mono test neg.He recovered but lost weight now.

Herpangina?: This may be an infection with the coxsackie virus. It's miserable, affects the back of the throat with blisters / little ulcers, and is something one simply has to recover from. Vigorous physical exercise may be a big help right now. Best wishes. ...Read more

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2months ago I got stomatitis sore trough fever neck lymph node enlargement &parotitis.Lost appetite.mono test neg.I'm recovered but I lost weight now.

2months ago I got stomatitis sore trough fever neck lymph node enlargement &parotitis.Lost appetite.mono test neg.I'm recovered but I lost weight now.

Loss of weight: Symptoms such as; Lymph node enlargement, fever, and loss of weight are worrisome in a 71 year old person. You may be recovering from some inflammatory of infectious cause. however, I would highly recommend you, check your doctor for additional work up. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: stomatitis?

What is the definition or description of: stomatitis?

Inflamed mouth: Inflammation (-itis) of the mouth / oral cavity (stoma) may result from canker sores / aphthous stomatitis, the ulcers of lupus, behcet's, or low neutrophils, necrotizing gingivitis (trench mouth), coxsackie virus herpangina, meeting herpes simplex i for the first time, tobacco, and many other causes. ...Read more

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What causes stomatitis and how is it remedied?

What causes stomatitis and how is it remedied?

Tissue inflamation: Stomatitis is an inflammation of the mucous lining of any of the structures in the mouth, which may involve the cheeks, gums, tongue, lips, throat, and roof or floor of the mouth. This can be caused by conditions in the mouth itself, such as poor oral hygiene, dietary protein deficiency, poorly fitted dentures, or from mouth burns from hot food or drinks, toxic plants and intrinsic factors. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a friend with stomatitis does this mean she has herpes?

What to do if I have a friend with stomatitis does this mean she has herpes?

Inflamed tongue: Many types with different causes. Herpes not a common cause. See a dermatologist for best chance at accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How soon after you come in contact with herpetic stomatitis can you catch it?

How soon after you come in contact with herpetic stomatitis can you catch it?

HSV incubation : Someone who has been exposed to herpes simplex virus may notice tingling and/or pain about 2 to 20 days after being infected with the virus. The blisters usually appear 1-2 days afterward. ...Read more

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What can I do about stomatitis on my tongue?

What can I do about stomatitis on my tongue?

Geographic tongue: You are probably referring to a condition called "geographic tongue" or migratory glossitis. It is a benign condition, due to personal variation. It leaves splotchy areas that look like a map, and actually move around over time. No treatment is needed, nor is there anything that can be done. You tongue will just have extra character! ...Read more