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What is the treatment for aphthous stomatitis?

What is the treatment for aphthous stomatitis?

Laser works well: Researchers are not sure of the cause of aphthous ulcers. There is no known preventive measure. Treatment is palliative with low level laser therapy able to relieve pain and accelerate healing with about 5 minutes of trea. Dment. Biolase waterlase iplus or md works well in my practice, of the lasers I have tried. ...Read more

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Treatment for erythemanodosum?

Treatment for erythemanodosum?

Sski: Treatment is super saturated potassium iodide by mouth. However, at the same time doctor needs to look for underlying cause such as drug reaction, infection with strep, TB etc, or rarely a lymphoproliferative disorder. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for herpes stomatitis?

What is the treatment for herpes stomatitis?

Acyclovir: While there are many treatments, using Acyclovir is one of teh most commonly used for herpetic stomatitis -- and it doesn't matter if it is herpes type i or ii. Other remedies are also employed, but are not nearly as effective or frequently used. It often takes high doses (800 mg) 4-5 times per day for several days to treat. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for oral herpes simplex?

What is the treatment for oral herpes simplex?

Acyclovir: While there are many treatments, using Acyclovir is one of the most commonly used for herpetic stomatitis -- and it does not matter if it is herpes type i or ii. Other remedies are also employed, but are not nearly as effective or frequently used. It often takes high doses (800 mg) 4-5 times per day for several days to treat. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gingivostomatitis?

What is the treatment for gingivostomatitis?

Comfort: Unfortunately there is no magic medicine to make the pain go away and since the illness is caused by a virus antibiotics won't help. Usually the sores go away in a week or so. In the meantime often cold foods (ice cream, popsicles, fruit smoothies) can help numb the mouth and make it feel better. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can also help. ...Read more

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Best cure for acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivities?

Best cure for acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivities?

Proper Oral Hygiene: You definitely need to see a dentist. Depending on the severity you may need an extensive type of cleaning and debridement of your gums. That must be followed up with proper brushing and flossing to achieve proper oral health. ...Read more

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Treatment for fungal infection?

Treatment for fungal infection?

Fungal infection: Fungal infections can be treated with anti fungal creams , powders , or anti fungal tablets. In most cases scrapings need to be done to confirm the diagnosis before anti fungal tablets are prescribed . ...Read more

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Any treatment for post-herpetic neuralgia?

Any treatment for post-herpetic neuralgia?

Many: Over the counter remedies include zostrex cream-a cayenne pepper extract that will burn your eyes like tear gas. There are a number of medications including Lidoderm patches-a local anesthetic applied to the unbroken skin, a number of different meds of the anti-epileptic class like lyrica, (pregabalin) neurontin; snri antidepressents like Cymbalta and Pamelor work at the spinal cord level, . ...Read more

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Cure for angular cheilitis?

Cure for angular cheilitis?

No quick treatments: Angular cheilitis is the cracking at the corners of the mouth, with some inflammation and probably some candidal yeast overgrowth. A little clotrimazole antifungal cream and a little hydrocortisone cream for week can make it better, but is not for long-term use. A doctor can check for signs of vitamin deficiency, lip eczema, or oral herpes. ...Read more

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What is gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection)?

What is gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection)?

Infection: It is an infection of the oral mucosa and the gingiva that leads to swelling and sores. It is most common among children and it can be caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 or the coxsackie virus. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for stomatitis?

What is the treatment for stomatitis?

Aphthasol (amlexanox): There are a variety of treatments, but Aphthasol (amlexanox) is one of the most commonly prescribed. It works as an antiallergic and antiinflammatory. However, sometimes avoiding the triggers can help just as much as the treatments. I am interpreting this to be aphthous stomatitis, but there are other forms of stomatitis. ...Read more

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Best treatment for maxilla bone infection?

Best treatment for maxilla bone infection?

Osteomyelitis: This infection of the maxillary bone will best be managed by an oral surgeon, hopefully in collaboration with an infectious diseases expert. The most common organism is actinomyces species, but any of the oral/periodontal flora may be involved. As in most forms of osteomyelitis a combination of surgical debridement combined with long tern antibiotic will be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treatment for angiokeratoma?

Treatment for angiokeratoma?

Angiokeratomas: Angiokeratomas are small bumps on the skin, about 2-4 mm in diameter, that appear like watery, blood-filled blisters (vesicles). These are a form of benign overgrowth of capillary blood vessels in the superficial skin. The most effective way to treat them if you want to get rid of them is by freezing (cryotherapy). ...Read more

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The best treatment for herpes zoster's neuropathy?

The best treatment for herpes zoster's neuropathy?

Post herpetic: Post herpetic neuralgia is a very painful condition that can occur after an outbreak of shingles which is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus usually occurring in older people. It can be very tough to treat. Different nerve pain medications can be helpful. Topical Lidocaine patches can help and there is also a topical capsaicin patch that is applied for one hour in the office. Nerve blocks occ. ...Read more

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Permanent treatment for leucorrhea?

Permanent treatment for leucorrhea?

Normal: Leukorrhea is secretion of normal, healthy vaginal fluid. However it can also become heavier if you're infected with yeast, bacteria or an std. It's best for you to be screened for infection first. If you are negative you may just be someone who produces more normal vaginal fluid than you'd like. Do not douche. That can make it worse. ...Read more

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Whats treatment for necrotizing fasciitis?

Whats treatment for necrotizing fasciitis?

Remove dead tissue: Surgery to open the skin and remove the dead tissue under the skin is critical, the sooner the better. Strong intravenous antibiotics and intensive care are also important. Hyperbaric oxygen treatments can help, but are not as important as prompt surgery. Later, the wounds can be closed, sometimes with grafts. The wound vac can help ready the wounds for closure and/or grafting. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treatment for pseudofolliculitis?

Many things may help: The easiest answer is to stop shaving and grow a beard. If this isn't practical, then you can try to use one of the otc depilatory meds. That dissolve hair. These are strong and can't be used daily. There are prescription medications that may help. Also there are razors and shaving methods specific for this condition. ...Read more

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Is gingivostomatitis bad?

Is gingivostomatitis bad?

Bad no Painful yes: Gingivostomatitis is a condition involving painful sores and ulcers in the mouth. It may be caused by bacteria however it is commonly associated with herpes simplex virus. Lesions may last up to a couple of weeks. Good oral hygiene is mandatory anmd may include warm salt water rinses. See a professional. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is herpetic gingivostomatitis bad?

Can you tell me is herpetic gingivostomatitis bad?

No: No. This is a self limiting infection, usually lasting 14 days, then it heals up. You can get recurrence of this infection from time to time, but it is usually limited to one side of the mouth at a time, and just on the tissue that is directly covering bone. ...Read more

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How to know if I have herpetic gingivostomatitis. Any suggestions?

How to know if I have herpetic gingivostomatitis. Any suggestions?

Oral Diagnosis: A dentist or physician can examine you and help determine what you have. ...Read more

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For how long does gingivostomatitis last?

For how long does gingivostomatitis last?

14 days: Usually it lasts about 1 days. Rinsing with warm salt water helps with the discomfort. ...Read more

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How long does gingivostomatitis usually last?

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How long does gingivostomatitis usually last?

10 to 14 days: It is a herpetic viral infection. They take 10 to 14 days to run their course. ...Read more

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I had gingivostomatitis and was taking Acyclovir. I'm a virgin, never kissed anyone. Why did this happen?

Virus transfer: The average person touches their face/mouth at least 6 times/hr & when they do, they bring germs from their fingers close enough to be ingested. Anything you touch may be contaminated by the saliva of someone who has germs that can infect you. Kissing exposes you directly but that is not your only way to get germs. ...Read more

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What is gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection)?

Infection: It is an infection of the oral mucosa and the gingiva that leads to swelling and sores. It is most common among children and it can be caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 or the coxsackie virus. ...Read more

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Gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection), what is this?

Gingivostomatitis(tooth/gum infection), what is this?

Gingivostomatitis: General term for an infection of the mouth and gums with sores, lack of appetite, bad breath, fever. Caused by the virus that causes cold sores and seen in people with poor oral hygiene. Treatment is to manage the symptoms so see your md or dentist. ...Read more

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My 3yrs son have gingivostomatitis now12th day.Yesterday he played with plastic toy and today my 8 month baby put it in mounth.Whats chance to get ill?

My 3yrs son have gingivostomatitis now12th day.Yesterday he played with plastic toy and today my 8 month baby put it in mounth.Whats chance to get ill?

Gingivostomatitis: If there are still active lesions in his mouth, then the chances are high that the 8 month old will get ill. It is less likely if they have all resolved. ...Read more

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10 days ago I had Herpatic Gingivostomatitis. I saw my doctor and was prescribed Acyclovir. I'm a virgin, never kissed anyone. Why did this happen?

10 days ago I had Herpatic Gingivostomatitis. I saw my doctor and was prescribed Acyclovir. I'm a virgin, never kissed anyone. Why did this happen?

Common in children: Herpetic gingiva stomatitis is caused by Herpes virus type 1.It commonly causes what is called fever blisters and is commonly seen in pediatric age group as well.The same virus lays dormant and under some conditions causes recurrence of cold sores and can sometimes cause infection inside the mouth in the gunms and mucus membranes and tongue.Gingivo stamatitis ...Read more

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Is posterior uveitis, oropharyngeal dysphagia, and gingivostomatitis all related to an autoimmune disorder which is attacking my immune system?

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Is posterior uveitis, oropharyngeal dysphagia, and gingivostomatitis all related to an autoimmune disorder which is attacking my immune system?

Could be: but it's the other way around, it is your immune system that is attacking your tissues in auto immune diseases, whether what you have is related to one of those diseases, is yet to be ruled in. Kindly see a rheumatologist through your primary doctor for evaluation, good luck ...Read more

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Can Gingivostomatitis keep coming back in babies. My 23 mths old daughter keeps having little swelling and bleeding gums after 1 severe attack of it.

Can Gingivostomatitis keep coming back in babies. My 23 mths old daughter keeps having little swelling and bleeding gums after 1 severe attack of it.

Teeth Eruptions!!: Good day; Lightly baby teeth are erupting at present time. To keep your baby comfortable at present time -- rub and massage gum pads where teeth may erupt. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the differences between canker sores and mouth herpes (herpetic gingivostomatitis inside mouth)?

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What are the differences between canker sores and mouth herpes (herpetic gingivostomatitis inside mouth)?

Canker sores vs HSV: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. No one knows what causes canker sores. Herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) typically causes cold sores. Cold sore blisters can occur in many different parts of the body but are most common on or around the lips and cheeks. ...Read more

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My daughter who is 18 months was diagnosed with a viral gingivostomatitis in her mouth. What can I do to help the healing/prevent bad breath in her mouth?

My daughter who is 18 months was diagnosed with a viral gingivostomatitis in her mouth. What can I do to help the healing/prevent bad breath in her mouth?

Keep her hydrated: Try offering her cool, non-acidic, non-carbonated drinks such as water, milkshakes, or diluted apple juice. Children's Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen can help relieve pain and lower fever. This is self limiting and it will get better on its own. ...Read more

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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 .

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

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S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more

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S.O & I trying for baby#2 for 8 mths now & Dr found a cyst & wants me to take B.CFor 3mths won't that affect me trying to convince after the treatment?

S.O & I trying for baby#2 for 8 mths now & Dr found a cyst & wants me to take B.CFor 3mths won't that affect me trying to convince after the treatment?

Ah, PCOS: would be treated that way. Certainly birth control will prevent pregnancy by giving hormones all the time and messing up cycling. Some people have part of the ovary making high amounts of hormones...making their own internal birth control pill. The hope (it is at best 50/50) is that stopping everything w. birth control hits the reset button. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Both: a cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. in an elderly sedentary person, i'm comfortable with noninvasive. ...Read more