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Throat Ulcers In Babies
My baby is having a mouth ulcer on the back of his throat. He is 11months old and weighs 9.6 kilos. And he is having a mild cough too. Help doc.?
Watch hydration: A mouth ulcer in a baby can be a serious illness. The initial exposure to herpes virus, for example, can produce significant symptoms including dehydration because swallowing can be quite painful. If you sense any of these issues, be sure to get to a pediatrician ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
Throat pain: There are several ways to treat a sore throat- salt water gargles, listerine zero rinses, cepacol rinses- all over the counter oral rinses that will assist with keeping the area clean and assist in promoting healing. Motrin can assist, to coat the ulcer, a cocktail of maalox and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with or without some lido swish and spit can cover the sore so you can eat and swallow. Dds/md rx needed. ...Read more
See your doctor: I would first make sure of the cause of that ulcer. Please see your doctor. Once we know the cause the treatment becomes more predictable. ...Read more
Throat ulcer/spot: Oral-pharynx marks spots ulcers need professional evaluation without delay. They are usually benign, but may be something else too. ...Read more
Bulimia: There is no fixed time, if you are sensitive you can get ulcers, electrolyte imbalance can happen anytime. ...Read more
Mouth uclers: I agree with salt water gargle therapy entirely. Another thing that has served me well is magic mouth wash - 5 cc of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (liquid) + 5 cc of maalox + 5 of viscous Lidocaine + 1 table spoon of water. Mix it, swish and spit. Do it as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Speech disability: An oral surgeon ENT needs to evaluate your ulcers. They can rx a mouth rinse that is a temporary fix. Dental elixir 123/ miracle mouth rinse, is a formulation of benadry/ vicous lidocaine/ and malox. It only numbs the throat. Nothing else. Good luck with the speech. ...Read more
Examination: Throast ulcers can be due to a variety of disorders. Some benign, some life threatening. See ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more
QUESTION UNCLEAR?: Not sure where the ulcers are exactly? In your throat? ...Read more
I've had one big ulcer near my throat for over a week. When should I start worrying? Hurts like a mofo.
I've had, what seems to be an ulcer sitting at the back of my throat for over a week now. What should I do?
Aphthous ulcer: Aphthous ulcers (canker sore) are the most common cause of ulcers seen in the mouth area. The exact cause is unknown but they are not infectious or contagious. Some of the contributing factors are stress, genetics, injury to mouth, changes in hormone levels. Oragel is OTC gel for pain relief. Triamcinolone in Orabase is an Rx that can speed healing see: http://bit. Ly/1ySZhAy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer