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Recurrence of mouth ulcer and cracks in tounge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i keep getting mouth ulcers and cracks on my toungue on a very regular basis and when i take homeopathic treatment they settle down and then re-occur next week,the homeo doc says its the stomach heat but im afraid is it the early signs of some cancer,i DO NOT take alcohol,cigarettes and tobacco,i only like to take tea twice and sometimes thrice a day,they increase too much if by mistake i take ginger tea,plz help me
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i keep getting mouth ulcers and cracks on my toungue on a very regular basis and when i take homeopathic treatment they settle down and then re-occur next week,the homeo doc says its the stomach heat but im afraid is it the early signs of some cancer,i DO NOT take alcohol,cigarettes and tobacco,i only like to take tea twice and sometimes thrice a day,they increase too much if by mistake i take ginger tea,plz help me
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   im from
Doctor :   Dont worry your problem is simple oral ulcers
Doctor :   All you need is some multivitamin supplemnts
Doctor :   And oral candid paste
User :   but y do they keep occuring since 2006,its almost 4 years
Doctor :   Because of longstanding ulcers there are chances of infection
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   35
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   someone told me to go for herpes test and some told me to go for h pilori test
User :   i have had relations with 2 of my gfs in the past but currently im single
Doctor :   Was your blood profile screened
User :   yep i have HbSAG POSITIVE SINCE 2007
Doctor :   Because your condition is so long it could be a infection
Doctor :   Long standing infection needs immidete care
User :   rest all parameters r normal including liver profile all tests and thryoid and renal etc etc all r normal
Doctor :   Hbsag has nothing to do with oral infection
Doctor :   When were the test done
User :   i get all tests done evry 6 motnhs
Doctor :   And plz dont mix allopathic medicines with homeopathy
Doctor :   Ok then fine
Doctor :   Start with apply oral candid paste over your tongue twice daily after food
Doctor :   For one week
User :   i mostly prefer homoe,if i take meds like paracetamol then ulscers increase alot
Doctor :   Does the the ulcers secrete
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok
User :   if i happen to take any antibiotic or any pain killer they increase
Doctor :   Do they produce burning sensation, can they be peeled of
User :   if i take ginger tea or coffee they increase
Doctor :   Were you examined by adermatologist
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they brun alot
User :   no not by dermat
Doctor :   Do they spread to the lips too
User :   nope not on lips
User :   they r on the inside of cheeks only with cracks on the toungue
Doctor :   plz get yourself examined by an dermatologist
Doctor :   Because your symptoms are signifing infection and they long satnding too
User :   plz tell me y dermatologist?is it some sexually tranmitted thing or wut
Doctor :   It could be , herpes infection
User :   ok i work for thyrocare,can i get the tests done from there
Doctor :   Because they produce lonstanding ulcers and cracks
Doctor :   You need to be examined not tested
Doctor :   Examination will confirm your symptom'
User :   doctor i can go for herpes blood test if u suggest,it costs me very very less as i work for thyrocare
Doctor :   Then following to confirm can have blood tests done
Doctor :   I would suggest you to go for it, and also repeat viral profile
User :   u mean the hepatitis profile?
Doctor :   Viral consists of Hbsag, Elisa, Papiloma virus,
User :   ok wut if i have herpes positive?can it b treated by medicines?
Doctor :   Yes can be treayed
Doctor :   * treated
Doctor :   So plz get examined by adermatologist to avoid further complications'
User :   sir someone told me tht i shud approach a pathologist who take a swab on the ulcer to test for herpes,is it necesary or just blood test will confirm the herpes
Doctor :   Dermatologist will do that for you
User :   thanks sir i will visit the dermat tomorrow
Doctor :   He will colect the smple
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Is there anything else ican help you with?
User :   sir
Doctor :   proceed
User :   the dermats here dont take the sample like u said,they just wrtie meds and tests or may b im not aware of it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But get examined first and then plan for tests
User :   anywys ill visit one tomorrow,thanx again sir
User :   gudnite and gudbye
Doctor :   It was my pleasure helping you
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye sir
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