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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 2 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 2 more doctor answers
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