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White Blisters In Baby Mouth
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
What does it mean when my child keep getting clear looking blisters in her mouth, I heard it's a sign of having worms is that true?
Noooo: ive never heard that. Blisters in the mouth especially in kids are usually a result of viral infections. There are several that cause blisters but the cold sore is most common. Also blistering can occur as a result of repeated trauma and allergic reactions. Forget about worms but take your child to the doctor and get this sorted out. ...Read more
Virus: It could be trauma or it could be a viral process. If painful or spreading you may want her seen. ...Read more
What to do if I have a 33month baby boy with a blister in his mouth how can I get rid of the blister?
Be seen: Not enough info. Where is the blister in the mouth? Is it painful? Affecting how he eats? Near the teeth? Best to be seen and have this evaluated. ...Read more
In the last 18 hours I have got blisters in 3 places around my mouth. Now im sat with a baby wipe over my mouth dipped in salty water will this help?
Likely herpes: The blisters clustered around your mouth sound like oral herpes (hsv i virus). The salty water will not harm you, and if it gives some relief, it's fine. There are a few medicaments like abreva that shorten the course of the outbreak, or sometimes a viscous preparation of local anesthetic for the discomfort. The course is usually all gone by 12-14 days. Good luck! ...Read more
Mouth virus: There are many viral infections that can cause blisters or ulcerations in the mouth. The vast majority will resolve without prescription medication but they do tend to cause quite a bit of pain. If your child is a newborn, it is wise to see your doctor. Acetaminophen is helpful for pain (or Ibuprofen over 6 months of age). Encourage him to drink lots of fluids to prevent dehydration. ...Read more
In the last 18h I have got 3 blisters around my mouth. So now im sat with a baby wipe dipped in warm salty water over my mouth will this help?
My baby has some blisters around her mouth after eating her food. I apply some vaseline (petroleum jelly) and it slowly disappears.
Need to get : Checked by pediatrician. They do get herpes stomatitis or hand foot mouth syndrome. ...Read more
My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?
Oral pain meds such: as acetaminophen or ibuprofen will be most effective for pain control, but some children complain more of an itchy sensation, and cold compresses, topical lotions used for poison ivy such as Ivy Dry or Caladryl may help. If itch is a problem, then oral antihistamines such as Benadryl or Zyrtec can be helpful. ...Read more
Baby had hands foot and mouth 2 weeks ago he has dry red circles were blisters were I'm applying aquafor will those scars go away or leave a mark ?
If a child has Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease and has blisters that are still erupting, but no fever. Is he or she contagious or no?
Hand/foot/mouth: Generally, a person with hand, foot, and mouth disease is most contagious during the first week of illness. People can sometimes be contagious for days or weeks after symptoms go away. This is why people should always try to maintain good hygiene (e.g. handwashing) so they can minimize their chance of spreading or getting infections. ...Read more
Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also i'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?
Hand foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus, and usually goes away in 7-10 days.
The pain from mouth blisters can be helped by staying away from spicy and acidic foods and drinks (maintaining a bland diet).
Check with your dentist or medical doctor about pain meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil).
Orabase ointment can be applied to the blisters before meals. It is non-prescription and sticks to the mouth. ...Read more
How soon after a child starts with the hand, foot, mouth virus can they return to daycare? If the fever is gone but blisters still there can it spread
Yes can spread: if lesions still there, even after gone for about1-3 weeks but for sure stay home till all lesions gone, it is most contagious during illness visible;spread thru saliva , air by coughing , touching things that have virus on them , or stool,it is usually a Coxsacki virus A16 but others too . so wash hands well and good hygiene,no treatment except symptomatic like tylenol (acetaminophen) /ibuprofen ...Read more
My baby has little bumps all over his head they look like little blisters or pimpels.... What can they be and can they be serious?
My baby boy, 9months old, suddenly got a rash on his head today. It is red and blister like only in his hair. Looks itchy. What clould it be?
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?
Many possibilities: Proper evaluation of a blistery rash on a 1 month old will require an exam. There is a possibility that this could be an infection. Please set up a visit to evaluate the issue. ...Read more
I have a 3 year old child that has swollen tonsils and blisters on her tongue. What is this caused by?
If my child has a fever blister inside her lip and kisses her grandma that is hep a, b, c positive could my child get infected?
See below: If active hep a, yes infection could occur as the virus is transmitted by oral/ fecal route. As for hep b and c, they are blood borne/sexually transmitted primarily and thus it would be less likely to transmit from grandma. However, for safety, wait until the blister is gone in your child before direct kisses. ...Read more
35wks & almost 36wks pregnant on monday & just today 8/31/14 I felt a little blister inside my mouth on my bottom lip. Can it affect my baby?
Mouth: Doubtful. Could be trauma from your teeth or a small cold sore. Suggest you check it out with your doctor ...Read more
My 11 month old baby has a bump on the inside of his lip. It was a cut from his tooth. Thought it would heal, but a big water like blister appeared?
I kissed someone else 3 month old baby and later that day I got a fever blister on my lip.( it was just a bump with no fluid) could the baby catch it?
Yes: The baby can catch it and could possibly lead to more than just cold sores. The mom of the baby should call her pediatrician for advice. ...Read more
I've had fever blisters since a child usually on left side lip is it normal to come on diff spot in lip or Is it moving or cause Bell's palsy ?
Not unusual: Fever blisters usually recur in the same general area as the first infection, and relapses are often triggered by mild irritation to the lip from friction or biting or associated with systemic infection. There has been an association between Bells Palsy and herpes, but there are other causes as well of palsy, and your current flare should not be cause for alarm. ...Read more
My 4 month old baby has been sucking on his hands a lot. This just started yesterday. I noticed this evening that he has what appears to be a blood blister on his lower lip. Is this from the hand sucking? Should I be concerned?
My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?
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