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Toddler Has Swollen Gums With Blister Mouth Smells Bad And Has Fever
My 2 yr daughter has a fever and has swollen lymph nodes and red throat with white spots and now has mouth sores. Does that sound like strep throat ?
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
My 20mth. Old has swollen gums with blisters in and around her mouth smells awful and has been running a fever. Does she need antibiotics? What can i
See pediatrician: Her pediatrician will determine if the lesions are viral or bacterial in nature, and what medication is necessary for treatment. Can't advise you if antibiotics are necessary since the lesions cannot be diagnosed definitively over the internet. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My boyfriend has a runny nose, sore throat, coughing, bad taste in his mouth and he has two holes in tonsils with green pus. What is your intake?
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold virus, influenza (Tamiflu may be needed), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, is with moderate or high fever, or with much coughing or worrisome symptoms. Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can lessen pain. ...Read more
My daughter who is eleven has oozing blisters on her hands that itch and hurt she also has a sore throat and runny nose?
Hand-foot-mouth : Hand-foot- mouth disease starts with fever, low appetite, feeling unwell, and sore throat. 1-2 days later, painful sores develop in the mouth with blisters and then ulcers. A skin rash occurs over 1-2 days. Rash has flat or raised red spots with blisters. Rash is usually on the palms and soles. Some persons may only get mouth sores or rash. While most are <5 yr old, it can occur at any age. ...Read more
My 2 year old has a chapped lips with a pus,she has also canker sore inside her mouth and very bad breath?
Gingivostomatitis: While it's possible she has a viral illness, the presence of "pus" deserves a face-to-face evaluation. With the presence of the canker sores, she may not be wanting to eat/drink and there are things that your pediatrician can offer to ease the pain so your child will at least stay hydrated while she's healing. ...Read more
My daughter is travelling and has woken with a sore throat, green pus on her tonsils, earache, temperature, aching all over and has been sick. ?
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
4 year old child has a bad sore throat and he is talking funny (like in strep). He has ha, stomachache, and his mouth and legs hurt. He also has low grade fever, runny nose and is sneezing. Does it sound like he might have strep?
Probably not: A number of things can cause blisters all over the mouth including a number of viruses (including herpes but also many others) and also stress (causing aphthous ulcers). Hand/foot/mouth disease is much more common in infants and in all people generally resolves on it's own after a few days. ...Read more
I've just been sick with the flu/high temp/ sore throat. Now my mouth has swollown gums and painful white spots. What are those?
I have a 15 month old son he has fever, rash, blisters around his mouth, pink eye and drooling really bad is this strep or something else?
My 5 year old has a cough, yellow snot/congestion, sore throat and woke up with crusty eyes, no fever...I'm guessing that she has a virus???
Yes: Need more history. Could be he burned his tongue on something hot. Could be a reaction to acidic food. More likely it is a viral infection. He needs to be seen and evaluated. How swollen is the tongue? Any trouble swallowing? Drooling at all? These are things that are best addressed in a visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be systemic: A lot of possibilities. How long has this been happening? There are systemic syndromes that can do this. How old is she? The age could be related to the diagnosis. The sore could be apthous ulcers. But are they painful? If they are not this could it could be a variety of viral syndromes. You need to MAP the fever curve. She would benefit from seeing her physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 year old son has a dark rash all over him and is running a fever and red inside his mouth. Thinking maybe Hand Foot and Mouth??
Sore throat: Your daughters symptoms could be due to a virus or bacteria. The viral form will ultimately resolve on it's own. All that is necessary is fluids and rest. The bacterial form, however, will require antibiotic treatment. This form is commonly known as strep throat. The only way to differentiate between the two is by being tested by your doctor. I recommend a visit to your doctor so that this may be. ...Read more
My daughter has woken with swollen lips and and a puffy face. She has had a sore throat and swollen glands with a temperature of 38.5 even after parac?
Need to see a doctor: It looks like your daughter is getting an acute pharyngitis. She is needed to be seen by a physician to be evaluated if she has bacteria infection. In the mean time, try to control her fever with alternating paracetamol and Ibuprofen so it won't be so high that she may have seizure due to high temperature. She needs to drink plenty of fluid too so she is not dehydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 year old son has been complaining or a sore throat, headache and body aches. Ne fever present. Eating and drinking normally. Monitor or e.R.?
Difficult to know: If your son is a normal healthy child, then these symptoms are likely caused by a viral infection and you can monitor him at home. If, however, he has any underlying chronic disease, you should probably call his doctor and discuss it with him or her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 15 month old son he has fever, blister around mouth, rash everywhere, pink eye and drooling really bad ? Is this strep or something else
Sounds viral: This sounds like a viral infection. Take your son to the pediatrician. ...Read more
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