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Itchy roof of mouth, white spots on tounge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have an itchy roof of mouth
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had someone look at it
Doctor :   Since when do you have this problem?
User :   about a month-two
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had someone look at it they said I have a white spot on rom with little red spots around it that look like they have been bleeding
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is probably an infection.
User :   I also have white spots or bumps on tongue and a small white patch in middle of tongue
Doctor :   Is there any bad smell from the mouth?
User :   I don't know
User :   sometimes my mouth burns when I drink soda or eat spicy food
Doctor :   The condition is probably oral thrush.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   yes
User :   very dry itchy skin(drives me nuts)
User :   irregular periods
Doctor :   Ok
User :   elevated dheas level
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.
User :   elevated cholesterol
Doctor :   About the white patches
Doctor :   Practice good oral hygiene
User :   yes
Doctor :   Brush at least twice a day and floss at least once.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Replace your toothbrush frequently until your infection clears up.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid mouthwash or sprays
Doctor :   Try warm saltwater rinses.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Dissolve 1/2 teaspoon of salt in 1 cup of warm water. Swish the rinse and then spit it out, but don't swallow.
Doctor :   See a dentist
Doctor :   for this problem

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