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Ulcer On Inferior Labial Frenulum
Is it normal for an ulcer to last longer than two weeks on the lower labial frenulum? Because I keep eating spicy food and grapefruit how do I heal it
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
Pain on my interior labial frenulum plus a little small white thing in the middle? Could it be a mouth ulcer?
Ulcer: Sight unseen it's hard to say. May be an aphthous ulcer. You could ask your Dentist to take a look an advise you. Alternatively you could wait 10 days for it to disappear. If it does not see an Oral Surgeon. ...Read more
Can eating 1 grapefruit a day for whole 3weeks make the ulcer on lower labial frenum take longer time to heal? because it's been there 3weeks not heal
Yes: Grapefruits and other citrus fruits contain a lot of acid and could delay healing in the mouth. I would suggest that you avoid acidic foods until this ulcer is healed up. If it is not healing see a doctor. ...Read more
I had oral sex 2 days ago. A small ulcer has appeared on my frenulum and is white in colour. It is only sore if I move my tongue in a direction. Male ?
Trauma? Herpes??: You mean the frenulum of your tongue and the oral sex was your mouth and partner's genitals, right? (There is also a frenulum of the penis.) If the ulcer is where the frenulum was possibly injured or stretched, that's the bet bet. Conceivably it could be the first symptom of a new herpes infection, but 2 days is a bit too soon. But be on the alert for enlargement or new ulcers in next few days. ...Read more
Can mouth ulcer on lower labial frenum last longer than 3 weeks? Because I've had it there for 3 weeks now and it hasn't disappeared, what can I do?
Mouth ulcer: that's an unusually long time for an ulcer to persist. I would recommend an immediate visit to a dentist or an oral surgeon ...Read more
Not normal...: White skin on the labia should usually be biopsied to make sure it isn't something serious. Best wishes! ...Read more
URGENT! Are you awake during an upper labial frenulum surgery. I'm scared ill be awake during surgery and would rather be asleep. Nervous. HELP?!
A little snip?: Somebody is going to snip a bit of the frenulum between the upper lip and gums? Is the frenulum causing a problem? Snipping it sounds easier than... than getting numbed up to fill a dental cavity. Doubt any older child or any adult would be asleep for something like that. One can ask the doctor doing the procedure for the details. ...Read more
Irritation: This irritation may be a type of canker sore or a reaction to certain acidic foods or beverages. Try bathing the area with maalox or glyoxide. Floss well for good dental hygiene. If inflammation persists consult an oral surgeon or Otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment. A special oral form of cortisone type cream or viscous xylocaine may be helpful if inflammation is severe. ...Read more
I have a round white mass coming out of my upper labial frenulum, in my mouth. What is this? & why did it occur?
Mass: There are a number of things that this could be. This needs to be seen in person to determine exactly what this mass is. The best thing for you to do is see a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Hi! I have painful bump on inferior labial frenulum. I know for certain that it is not genital herpes. Do you have any ideas as to what it is?
Caffeine: in Mountain Dew can increase risk of developing ulcers. There is valve between the stomach and esophagus called the gastroesophageal (GE) sphincter. Normally, this valve closes very tightly to keep stomach contents from going back up (reflux) into the esophagus. Caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol all lower the pressure that keeps the GE sphincter closed. Reflux can lead to development of ulcers. ...Read more
Acid meds: If you have a documented ulcer your doctor should have given you treatment. The most appropriate treatment is eliminating the cause (h.Pylori or nsaids most common) and taking an acid blocking medication such as prilosec, prevacid, (lansoprazole) etc. Or generic equivalents. Most ulcers should heal in 6-8 weeks of treatment. Vomiting, wt loss, bleeding or sever pain should be evaluated further. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It was determined in the 1950's that pressure sores are not an inevitable result of being wheelchair dependent. There are many things that must be done, though, to prevent them. Just a few are: the right cushion, periodic wheelchair pushups to relieve pressure, and daily examination of pressure points. This requires a lot of effort from the patient and his doctor, but it is worth it! ...Read more
Riboflavin def: B vitamins esp riboflavin gets depleted i'n inflammatory bowel disease - take max stress b from qnlabs which is probiotic generated - means no need for body to have co- factors to absorb this vitamin - take 30-45 drops i'n the morning for 1 week everymonth to keep your vitamin b levels normal. ...Read more
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