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Solution for mouth ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Actually my grand mother is suffering from mouth ulcers since a long time
User :   it's been around 6 months
User :   and they are not going away even after taking all sorts of medicines
Doctor :   How old is she?
User :   she is around 70
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does she have the habit of chewing tobacco or chewing pan or betelnut
User :   no
User :   It was basically i guess after she got a new teethset
User :   but then that was changed
Doctor :   When was that changed
User :   and even after that the ulcers are not going away
User :   well initially only say after a month
Doctor :   Did she adopt chewing with the new set
User :   Hmmm i think so
Doctor :   Has she got some pain while eating
User :   but now also since the problem is there she takes only grinded food..
User :   ya
User :   so everything which is cooked, we grind it in mixer
User :   and then give it to her
Doctor :   did the she see the dentist after the new set
Doctor :   is placed
User :   no i gues not
Doctor :   I think I guess two reasons commonly in this kind of people
User :   ok
Doctor :   one is improper dentures or not adopting to the new dentures
User :   ok..
Doctor :   the other is improper nutrition lack of proper vitamins and essential minerals
User :   but she takes all kind of fruits etc
Doctor :   Is she on any supplements
User :   supplements?
Doctor :   vitamin supplements
User :   Not sure
Doctor :   I would suggest to see a dentist and get the problem solved through him first and ask him for vitamin supplements also
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Let her know more
User :   fine we will take her to the dentist
Doctor :   about the way to fix to dentures and removing it
Doctor :   and cleaning them
User :   ok
Doctor :   ways to keep the mouth healthy
Doctor :   as the risk of infections is very high if
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   no proper precautions taken
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   ok
User :  
thanks a lot Doctor.
User :   Bye
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