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Frequent mouth ulcer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help youi?
User :   Hi
User :   Need ur advice on a small concern
Doctor :   ok
User :   I get ulcers in my mouth very frequently
Doctor :   ok
User :   what are the possible causes of it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For health information I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   26 Male IT Service Job Singl
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing?
User :   hmm nothing.. aprt from drinking Beer on weekends

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how often do you have this?
User :   at the same time I get pimples on my head which are painful also are these both are related??
Doctor :   the pimplea at your age is due to hormonal changes
User :   so is it normal for everyone?

Doctor :   most of them.
Doctor :   the recurrent oral ulcers in your mouth may be due to defeciency of vitb
Doctor :   or stress
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   wel stress i have sometimes.. due to loads of work
User :   but what kind of vitamins deffiencinecy
Doctor :   vit B
User :   is there anyway I can prevent that from happening?
User :   I really struggle to eat while I have ulcers
Doctor :   how frequently you have that?
Doctor :   and when present for how many days?
User :   when they are present they last for around 1 1/2 weeks
User :   frequency I can say it depends..
Doctor :   what is the treatment you take for this?
User :   sometimes twicein a week...sometimes... once in a mnth
User :   no specific treatment.... just drining more water
Doctor :   is there a lot of stress involved at your work or elsewhere?
User :   no. not really
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have them right now?
User :   yes
User :   do I need to go for a checkup on this????
Doctor :   do you have any other illness?
Doctor :   any illness for long time?
User :   I don't think so
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
Doctor :   have ever tried any treatment ?
User :   no
Doctor :   you can try this use B-complex tablets once a day for 15 days.
Doctor :   continue the practice of taking water that you were following
User :   okk... will that help...because thisproblem is for long time.. or do I have to take the tablets... for ever
Doctor :   the treatment may be variable
User :   is it necassary to go for any treatment??

Doctor :   if the ulcers are not causing any unbearable problems then you can with hold treatment
Doctor :   the problems that are really hampering you
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   I will try that.. thanks for it... but if it dosen't help.. i guess I may have to go for a formal treatmeny
Doctor :   Please fill the form I send and say done when done.
Doctor :   yes that would be the approach
User :   ok..thanks
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help with?
User :   no... thanks
Doctor :   Have you filled the form which I have sent?
User :   yes
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