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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health
User :   helolo
User :   hello
Doctor :   How are you today?
User :   I am not so well..I have a question
Doctor :   how ca I assist you today?
Doctor :   Go ahead with your query.
User :   I have a white sore on my paletoglossal arch that has been there for about 4 days...
User :   I have had them in the past and they usually have gone away within a day or two
User :   this one has not even though I have used special patches to cover it up to let it heal
User :   it has remained the same size
User :   hello?
Doctor :   May I know your age/occupation/ sexual orientation/medical problems?
User :   31, manager, straight, I have often inflamed tonsils and high cholesterol
User :   hello?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you been treate dfor pharingitis .tonsillities before?
User :   no
Doctor :   How many times you got tonsillities before?
Doctor :   Does your tonsils enlardged?
Doctor :   What are you applying on the white apatch?
User : has been for years
User :   I was applying a canker sore treatment I got at the pharmacy
User :   it melts onto the sore and covers it to protect it and let it heal
User :   usually one or two does it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the patch white
User :   this time I have already used three and it has remained the same size
Doctor :   red
User :   yes it's white
User :   with redness around it
Doctor :   how long u had this
User :   about 4 days
Doctor :   Just abt 4 days
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you smoke
User :   I used to
Doctor :   Do you chew tobocco
User :   not at all
Doctor :   Are u smoking now
User :   no
User :   have not smoked for a while
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems?
User :   NO
Doctor :   Do you have any skin rash?
User :   except for tonsils get infected often
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have throat pain/ cough/wheezing /runny nose now?
User :   just pain in the area of the other symptoms
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   DO you have fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   From you description, it is mostly Aphthous ulcer
User :   and what do I do to treat it?
User :   hello?
Doctor :   Yea i am here
Doctor :   Paracetamol
User :   so it won't go away on it's own?
Doctor :   ibuprofen 400mg 3 times a day will fasten healing
Doctor :   It will go away by it self it takes 4-5 days
User :   is an Aphthous ulcer the same thing as a canker sore?
Doctor :   You can apply oral xylocaine cream/lotion to relieve pain
User :   is it the same thing as a canker sore?
User :   HELLO?
Doctor :   let me searhc
Doctor :   Ok
User :   are you really a doctor?
Doctor :   Canker sores are differet but they also begingn
Doctor :   they are not malignat
Doctor :   and the treatment will be the same
User :   ok...thank you sir
Doctor :   You ca take Mitivitamin , extra folic acid vit C to fasten the healing
User :   ok
User :   I have another question also
Doctor :   Canker sores are a common form of mouth ulcer.
Doctor :   Canker sores are a common form of mouth ulcer.
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   my other question is about my lip...
Doctor :   what is that'
User :   I have small white dots on my upper lip that are not painful and are always there
Doctor :   How it is there?
User :   you can only usually see them if I stretch my lip
Doctor :   Are they growing in size or same?
User :   no...always the same
User :   been there for years
User :   but what are they?
Doctor :   If they are not grwing thet are not cancerous
User :   ok...but what are they?
Doctor :   They are like moles
Doctor :   They can happen at birth or thet can come at time in life
User : they are not dangerous?
Doctor :   No they r not
User :   there are dozens of them..does that matter?
User :   but they never get bigger
Doctor :   As I told you ansingle lesion if grows, changes in color, woozes, then it is a problem
Doctor :   Then tey are normal mles
User :   ok.....thank you
Doctor :   any single lesion if grows bigger, changes in color, w oozes, then it is a problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did I answer your queries ?
User :   yes..thank you sir...have a great day
Doctor :   Vitamin B12 has been found to be effective in treating recurrent aphthous ulcers
User :   ok..I will keep that in mind
Doctor :   Alright
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
User :   have a great day
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   Bye
User :   u r welcome
User :   bye
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