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What Can Having Mouth Pain In A 4 Year Old Child Mean
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
2 year old son haven't been eating was drinking fluids until he vomited now complaining of mouth pain and also feel like he's getting a temperature?
Should be seen: He should be seen by his doctor. He may have an infection. The most common type of mouth infection can cause blisters and ulcers in the mouth which make it very painful to eat or drink. When this happens, young children can easily get dehydrated. Another possibility would be strept throat, but your doctor would need to check him to find out. ...Read more
My 17 year old son woke up with a mouth pain, thought it was a toothache. Dentist said swollen palate. Refer to Endodontist. What could cause this?
Tooth Infection: Endodontists are dentists who specialize in saving teeth, and have at least 2-3 years of advanced training in root canals. They are experts at diagnosing tooth pain-swelling and use advanced special equipment to treat patients efficiently and comfortably. ...Read more
I have been having sharp one sided mouth pain for over a year now. The pain is unbearable. It radiates to my tongue, teeth, ear, and face.
Pain: I'm sorry to hear that. Who have you seen to be evaluated as to the cause of your longstanding pain? You need a complete and thorough evaluation by a General Dentist. You may also need to see an Oral Surgeon, Primary Care Physician, and possibly someone who limits their practice to Head and Neck Pain. It might not be a bad idea to go to a teaching hospital or dental school if need be. ...Read more
Does make mouth pain, growths gum thickenings bumps red patches together always mean oral cancer? If not what else can be.22 occasional smoke marijuana
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?
No: Baby teeth start to fall out around age 6. So 4 is too early, but not impossible. Please take her to a pediatric dentist. ...Read more
Is constant nasal congestion and large tonsils a reason to have a t&a in a 4 year old autistic child?
Nasal congestion: Nasal congestion in a 4-year old is most commonly caused by only a couple of things. By far the most common is adenoids being enlarged. The second is that the turbinates are too big. Large tonsils by themselves usually don't cause the nose to be plugged up. Often, though, when the tonsils are large, so are the adenoids. Nasal congestion alone would not be sufficient for t&a, so see an ent. ...Read more
When my 4 year old was a baby he bumped his head. He has delayed speech - but understands everything. Does he have brain damage?
If there was no loss: Of consciousness, I doubt the "bump"'caused his expressive language delay. Fill out a developmental screen & an M-CHAT on firstsigns. Org for your visit with his pediatrician. Also, call your school district's Child Find Team for an evaluation for eligibility for Early Childhood Special Ed. Services. An expressive language delay confers a risk of dyslexia at school age, so seek treatment now. ...Read more
IN ORDER TO TREAT:
Effectively, it is imperative to get a history and examine you.
Can't do that in this setting so please see a doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, although crest has not said anything about it, a lot of us dentists are seeing allergic reactions to the crest pro health mouthwash. There are two possible ingredients in it that is causing, pain, ulceration, white spots, and/or swelling. I would urge you to stop using it and use another mouthwash such as listerine. ...Read more
Tips: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
See your dentist.: When your wisdom teeth are erupting they often cause an operculitis, or infection of the operculum, which is the tissue "window" covering the partially erupted tooth. You may notice swelling of your gum tissue in the third molar area. Pain can also occur from horizontal impactions from the third molar, "wisdom tooth", or the second molar from the pressure caused on the root. ...Read more
Difficult to treat: Burning mouth syndrome is extremely difficult to treat and resolve. Find the best Oral Medicine specialist in your area and get examined and see what your treatment options are. Typically you will eliminate any substances which might irritate it : alcohol, spicy food, spices (pepper, etc), peppers, spaghetti sauces, salsa, etc. Many other things to eliminate. Medicines available to try. Make Appt. ...Read more
Many causes: If you have not had a thorough evaluation to find the cause of your mouth pain, then this needs to be your first stop. I would suggest seeing a doctor or dermatologist who specializes in oral diseases. There are many causes for chronic mouth pain and the treatments are quite different depending on cause. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
Yes: Pain anywhere in or on the body where you should not have it is of concern, especially if the pain does not subside or go away. You should see your dentist to determine the cause of the pain and what treatment, if any may be indicated to treat it. ...Read more
See dentist: Hard to say without an exam. See your dentist or oral surgeon for exam ...Read more
Pain in mouth: Pain in the mouth. Can be due to any structure in the mouth. See your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Consequences: Include lacerated (cut) in lingual frenulum and tmj. ...Read more
Yes, somewhat.: This can be common, especially if there was no pain medication given during the filling. Probably the best thing for now is simple pain meds, like aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) od advil. If this persists, you might have to go back to your dentist and/or see your doctor to make sure it is not something worse. ...Read more
Where is the pain:
It is possible that it is not a tooth that is bothering you. If you have pain that moves around or perhaps feels like is 3 teeth, you may have some type of sinus issue, or TMJ issues. Sometimes trigger points from other areas of the head and neck refer pain to the teeth.
On another note, you could possibly have a tooth pain that has not localized yet. An endodontist might be help if is a tooth. ...Read more
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