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What Is The Best Treatment For Sore Mouth
My 2y.&4 months son has sore mouth after fever, now he can't eat any thing due to pain. He can't do mouth rins so what is best treatment for him?
Teething?: May be getting baby molars in. Can be a difficult time. Have your dentist take a look and talk with you about topical numbing agents and pediatric analgesics. 1st dental appt age 1 to evaluate growth and development, fluorides, diet, oral hygiene, etc. You may want to consider seeing a pediatric dental specialist for the same reasons you see a pediatrician. ...Read more
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
It depends: There are many reasons for a sore mouth, so this question can't really be answered without a thorough examination in person. Possible causes may be a dental problem, canker sores, vitamin deficiencies, immune-mediated diseases such as lichen planus, adverse drug reactions, allergies, cancer...The list goes on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 hints: 1. 1 200mg advil/ibuprofen/motrin every 4 hrs w food or liquids 2. Rinse 3x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Swish & spit out 3. Dry the "sticker" and cover it w orthodontic wax 4. Dab orabase with Benzocaine onto sore spots 5. Keep mouth scrupulously clean 6. Eat soft high-protein diet do all six, pain will diminish rapidly. If irritation recurs at later date, repeat instructions. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: All depends on what is causing the soreness. Generally warm salt water rinses are soothing. Avoid spicy foods and any foods that are hard or crunchy. If it is gum tissue or ulcerations, then you need to see your dentist for evaluation , diagnosis and treatment. Avoid overuse of anesthetics (benzodent , etc.) as they can make it worse. Good luck. ...Read more
Definition: Pain or soreness of the mouth. Persistent symptoms should be evaluated by ENT doc or oral surgeon. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: There are many reasons why someone may have a sore mouth and tongue, ranging from fungal infections, periodontal disease, auto-immune diseases, vitamin deficiencies and possibly even cancer. The only way to start to find out is visiting a dentist for an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OTC Pain meds: For typical orthodontic pain, otc pain meds usually cover it. Things like tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, Motrin can relieve the discomfort of braces. In my practice I have found that Motrin works the best. Just follow the label instructions and you should be fine. If the pain continues, contact your orthodontist, as there may be something else wrong. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Multiple: Take Ibuprofen (advil) every 4 hrs with 8oz liquid. Rinse w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water every 4 hrs. Put orthodontic wax onto anything sticking out. Dab bezocaine in orabase onto sore spots w q-tip. Soft, high protein diet. Keep mouth immaculately clean. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Advil (ibuprofen) or wax: If the teeth are sore after adjustment of the appliances, advil (ibuprofen) and soft diet are the best options. If the appliances are rubbing on the lips and cheeks, ask your orthodontist for wax. It is a soft wax that you can put on the appliances to prevent sharp edges from irritating the tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Angular cheilitis or: Perlèche may be associated with vitamin b2 (riboflavin) deficiency, iron deficiency anemia, or zinc deficiency or any state of malnutrition. The fissures that form can become secondarily infected with thrush (the fungus candida). See your doc for advice on dietary changes or supplements &/or treatment if you have thrush. ...Read more
Supportive care: Many chemotherapy regimens cause mouth sores, or mucositis. It is sometimes difficult to prevent the sores, but good oral hygiene can help to minimize them and prevent the risk of secondary infection. For a particular chemotherapy agent, methotrexate, your oncologist can sometimes increase hydration and give a medicine known as leucovorin to help with the development of mucositis. ...Read more
Depends: Who you should see and what you should do about a sore mouth depends on what is sore in your mouth. I would suggest seeing a dental professional as a starting point. If your problem is not a dental problem you can be referred to the appropriate healthcare provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soft, bland: Soft , bland foods. Easy to swallow. Applesauce, yogurt, pudding, mashed potatoes, jello, smoothies (add some whey protein), scrambled eggs. If you need meat/fish, cut verysmall, eat little bits and slowly. Drink lots of liquid with meal. Avoid spices, acidic foods/drinks, and extremely hot foods/liquids. Rinse with warm salt water frequently. ...Read more
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