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What Is The Best Treatment For White Spots In Mouth
I have a red spot after having a cold sore on my lip. What is the best treatment to help the scar go away? Mederma?
Depends on where...: Hi there, to adequately answer your question I would need a couple more pieces of information. (1) where exactly is the red spot? By that I mean is it on the red smooth "inner" part of the lip or is it on skin on the "outer" part of the lip? (2) how long ago did the cold sore go away? Mederma can work if it is on the outside, but not inside the lip. ...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
I have removed braces. My teeth are yellower and have white spots on some of my teeth. Please suggest cure for both.
I've suffered with white spots on my tonsils for over a year, holes are starting to appear when the spots come out, what's best to do?
Tonsil calculus: From what you describe, it sounds like you might be having tonsil stones or tonsil calculus. It is also possible that you might be having tonsillitis with active pus, but when there are "holes" left behind, it sure sounds like a tonsil stone. They occur in the crypts or pits in the tonsils. Try gargling frequently. If associated sore throat or pain, you should have an ENT doctor look and help. ...Read more
Could be something: This may be something or not. Kids get white patches on their tongue sometime from drinking milk. They can get a fungal infection on their gums, they can have whit spots from various infections. If the kid is doing fine,playful with normal feeding habits it is probably nothing.If the kid is acting sick, it is worth checking out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have white spots inside my mouth in both cheeks. They don't hurt or bother me. Could it be aids?
You need to be check: There are many white lesions(spots) that can be pre-cancerous. You need to have these checked out. There has been an increase in oral cancers in younger indivivduals caused by the human papilloma virus hpv that is transmitted by sexual means. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter got some cuts on her mouth and some white spots too , he hasn't been able to eat because she cries ?
Primary Herpes : Simplex Virus 1 infections at 6 mos.- 5 yrs. can cause blisters that turn into ulcers on gums, cheeks, palate, tongue & lips, fever, drooling & refusal to eat or drink for ~ 2 weeks. Take her to a pediatrician tomorrow; if she appears dehydrated, take her to a hospital-based ped. ER tonight. Offer Popsicles, milkshakes, ice cream jello -no acidic or fizzy drinks. Give ibuprofen for pain & fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White spots around mouth and red around the spots no ichy or anything how to remove getting them more and more tryed to squeeze them but didn't work ?
Maybe...: ...Thrush typically comes on the inside of the cheek, edge (not top) of the tongue, and inside of the lips and gums. It also does not come off with gentle rubbing. If that's what you see, thrush is likely. Fortunately, it's usually easily treatable, and not dangerous except in children seriously ill to begin with. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hydrogen Peroxide: Some toothpastes and oral hygiene products contain hydrogen peroxide. These have not been reported to cause white spots in the mouth if used as directed. Are the white spots on the gums, tongue, cheeks, teeth, uvula etc.? See your dentist to be sure what these spots are and what the appropriate treatment for them are. Good luck! ...Read more
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