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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Have Mouth Ulcers On My Gums And Cheeks This Week

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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My whole cheek is covered with mouth ulcers. Is there any pain relief?

My whole cheek is covered with mouth ulcers. Is there any pain relief?

Yes: What to do depends on what has caused the ulcers. You may want to ask your doctor about "magic mouthwash" with viscous Lidocaine for topical relief. If the sores are viral, then you may also need an antiviral medication as well. ...Read more

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I have a sensitive mouth ? I had mouth ulcers during the time i had flu and find my pallet and gums to be healed, but sensitive like the ulcers did

I have a sensitive mouth
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I had mouth ulcers during the time i had flu and find my pallet and gums to be healed, but sensitive like the ulcers did

Probably root sens: Probably roots of teeth are sensitive rather than gums which more likely would feel tender not sensitive to cold, sweets, acid like a tooth. Probable causes are - acid from your stomach from vomit or just escape of stomach gas without actually vomiting and also when you feel sick you are tired and typically do not take the best care of your teeth and eat healthy. ...Read more

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My 3yr old has two sores inside her mouth on her gums, are they canker sores or mouth ulcers she's not sick or no fever is present.

My 3yr old has two sores inside her mouth on her gums, are they canker sores or mouth ulcers she's not sick or no fever is present.

Nonspecific sore: It is very likely that she has nonspecific mouth ulcer associated with viral illness. Canker sore is not common at this young age. ...Read more

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Did intense workout 1 week ago. Had severe muscle soreness. Now my gums are extremely inflamed, lymph nodes under jaw swollen and Have mouth ulcers. ?

Did intense workout 1 week ago. Had severe muscle soreness. Now my gums are extremely inflamed, lymph nodes under jaw swollen and Have mouth ulcers. ?

Not: Not from the workout. Ulcers and gum inflammation indicates gum infection, probably viral or bacterial. When this happens the lymph nodes, acting as a filter, become swollen. Please see your Dentist. Referral to a gum specialist, a Periodontist, may be in order. ...Read more

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I have mouth ulcers, some of my gums are inflammed, painful to swallow, swollen lymph node under my left chin, fever and headache. What could this be?

I have mouth ulcers, some of my gums are inflammed, painful to swallow, swollen lymph node under my left chin, fever and headache. What could this be?

See your MD: Without actually examining you, we can't properly diagnose your symptoms. You need to see a physician for a face to face clinical evaluation. The possibilities are too numerous to even list or adequately elaborate on in this type of forum, and would serve you no real benefit. ...Read more

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I had developed sores on my face I had mouth ulcers and swollen glands. I am 7 days late for my period and my gums feel inflamed. Plz help?

I had developed sores on my face I had mouth ulcers and swollen glands. I am 7 days late for my period and my gums feel inflamed. Plz help?

Primary oral herpes?: Sounds like you might have primary (i.e. intitial infection) with oral herpes simplex virus, probably type 1 (HSV1). Effective treatment is available but must be started promptly. See your GP ASAP; or if it might have been sexually acquired (partner with known oral or genital herpes, new partner, etc) consider visiting one of UK's excellent NHS GUM clinics. Probably unrelated to your late period. ...Read more

Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more