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Could you explain what is herpes stomatistis gingavitis in a child?

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In brief: Common

This is an unfortunate (and common) eruption of blisters around the lips and gums.
This 'outbreak' is usually bad the first time, and if there are any health-compromised issues in the child. Consult with your dentist for topical-gel or rinses to alleviate pain.

In brief: Common

This is an unfortunate (and common) eruption of blisters around the lips and gums.
This 'outbreak' is usually bad the first time, and if there are any health-compromised issues in the child. Consult with your dentist for topical-gel or rinses to alleviate pain.
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Dr. Steven Corben
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Viral infection

Herpes is a virus that infects almost everyone.
Children frequently shows signs of the virus under 5 years of age. It should clear up in ~7-10 days. You can however spread the virus by touching the areas so treat the problem symtomatically. You should contact your dentist or pediatrician for your specific problem and treatment options for your child.

In brief: Viral infection

Herpes is a virus that infects almost everyone.
Children frequently shows signs of the virus under 5 years of age. It should clear up in ~7-10 days. You can however spread the virus by touching the areas so treat the problem symtomatically. You should contact your dentist or pediatrician for your specific problem and treatment options for your child.
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