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Toddler Has Swollen Gums With Blister Mouth Smells Bad And Has Fever
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
I have had swollen gums across the top of my mouth and swollen lymph node on the left side for a couple days! No fever or anything! What is this?
Pain in upper teeth swollen gums swollen roof of mouth low grade fever. On clindmaycin cabt go to dentist right now or er?
Dentist: Dentist will be much better able to treat problem. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph nodes, soars on my lips and in the mouth, swollen gums, green mucus and a fever for 5 days now. Doctor said it's not strep, help?
Viral infection?: Your symptoms could indicate a primary outbreak of herpes. The lymph nodes swelling is the body fighting an infection. The lip and mouth sores breaking out can be painful and making it difficult to eat. Viruses can cause a fever, too. There is no cure for the virus, you may only take pain meds, place ointment on lips, use numbing rinse for mouth, benedryl for inflamation, take lysine, and rest. ...Read more
See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment of the swollen gums and blisters. It sounds like a herpes infection (herpetic gingivostomatitis), but you need to have a visual exam and supply a medical history to make an accurate diagnosis.
See your medical doctor or an ENT specialist for the tonsillitis, which may or may not be related to the mouth infection. ...Read more
Sxs: 8y.O.F. Swollen gums, fever, chills, sores on inflammed tonsils and negative rapid strep test. No history of herpes or compromised immune system. Dx?
Seriously......: These situations require a patient to be personally seen by a physician. Not even the best website\internet service\health care website\diagnostic health software\ computer\ best physician can replace the conventional doctor\patient relationship necessary in order to come up with an accurate diagnosis. Please take her to a pediatrician. Hope she feels better soon. ...Read more
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?
My 2 year old has blisters on his tongue and lips and swollen gums. It's been a week and he's still not eating much. Any advice?
Yes, advice.: It sounds like your son has Herpes Simplex virus (cold sores) in his mouth. Antiviral medication can hasten healing but this little guy needs more than that. Because he's not eating much, he could get dehydrated and malnourished. Please take him to your pediatrician promptly for evaluation & treatment. Wishing you the best from across The Pond. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter has swollen gums, fever and bad breath for the last 4 days. We are travelling and we found a pediatrician who prescribed acyclovir sandoz. Should we give it?
Virus or yeast: Either she has oral thrush which is simply a yeast infection, or likely with presence of a fever it is most likely be an oral primary herpetic gingivostomatitis (oral herpes virus). This is very common.. Often it is subclinical. It should run its course in a few days. An oral thrush is treated with topical nystatin. Whereas the oral herpes can be aided by the aciclovir if is given early. ...Read more
I had a Cleaning yesterday, now I woke up with bad pain and swollen gums but only on my back molar and there is a tiny white bump on the top of it?
Wrong people: You're talking to the wrong people. You should be calling your Dentist about this. You may have a dental or periodontal infection, present before the cleaning, but exacerbated by the tissue manipulation. Call your Dentist. ...Read more
Viral infection: Those symptoms are consistent with one of many viruses three year olds get that cause gingivitis. Teething generally doesn't cause fever. If other symptoms are present such as loose stools, malaise, decreased appetite, or cold symptoms, then it is quite likely a viral infection. ...Read more
Viral infection: These symptoms may be caused by an oral herpetic infection. It is best to see your dentist or physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
See your dentist: You should see your dentist for this. This sounds like you could have a disease process going on in your mouth. Your dentist will be able to determine what process is going on and what treatment to render to help you recover. ...Read more
Had aching tongue & sore swollen gums for months, dentist says not gum diesease and have tried all sorts of medication. My mouth really really aches..
Wisdom teeth: At your age I would suspect an infection around erupting wisdom teeth if you have not already had them removed. Very common, it is called pericornitis, and can be treated by a general dentist with cleaning, irrigation, and antibiotics. Because there is often not enough room for the wisdom teeth to erupt straight they come in crooked, allowing debris to be trapped under the gums. See a dentist. ...Read more
Dental exam: Cannot determine what problem is without exam. See dentist or oral surgeon ASAP. ...Read more
Salt water: It removes inflammatory fluids and toughens the tissue. Use 1/2 tsp of salt in a 5 oz glass of warm water, rinse one mouthful for 2 minutes, then expectorate. Do 2-3 times per day for a week. ...Read more
What can a family doctor do for swollen gums with little white blisters on them my dentist won't do anything?
Referral: Maybe your medical doctor can refer you to a dentist who is more knowledgeable about your condition. ...Read more
Swollen gums in entire upper left quadrant of mouth. Pain up high in gums next to where it meets cheek. Caused by teeth?
I wear a retainer during the day, not at night; because of this I have swollen gums on the roof of my mouth. What should I do to reduce the swelling?
Adjustment: The practitioner who made the appliance for you should be contacted for a reexamination. Your retainer may need an adjustment. Swollen gums may also be due to many other reasons, including gum disease, diabetes, thrush, candida, etc. Call your Dentist or Orthodontist now, then clean the retainer by putting it into denture cleaner (follow package instructions). ...Read more
I have a moth ball taste in the back of my mouth. I have swollen gums on the back of my mouth and on one side on my back tooth. Could it be my wisdom tooth coming?
Infection: You could have an infection, possibly where the wisdom tooth is trying to erupt and still partially covered. You should see a dentist to find out exactly what is going on and how to treat it. ...Read more
Can you be allergic to veneers? About 5 months after I got veneers, I stared having problems inside my mouth. Sores that come and go and swollen gums. I have had gum disease before and it's not the same symptoms. It gets much worse if I eat something a
Veneer problems: I would get an opinion from a periodontist and perhaps another restorative dentist. My bet is that either over contoured veneers or excess cement is causing the problems. ...Read more
See a periodontist: You need to see a periodontist they specialize in these kind of problems. Please don't let it go as it can cause a lot of damage if left untreated. ...Read more
What is gingivostomatitis? Is it herpes? I have canker sores inside mouth (not cold sores) few weeks ago I had swollen gums. And bump near anus.
Be patient: Herpetic gingivostomatitis is a combination of gingivitis and stomatitis and is a common infection of the mouth and gums. Although a self-limiting disease, this oral infection can cause significant mouth discomfort and frustration. The sores usually disappear within two to three weeks, regardless of whether they are treated or not. ...Read more
Canker sores, tongue bumps that are red, white pockets at back of throat, swollen gums that bleed easily. Can't eat, been three days. Bad breath too.
Need evaluation: See your Dentist to rule out oral diseases. Then next step is to see your Physician. You may have one of a number of infections or a systemic disease. Please call for appointment. ...Read more
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