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Ulcer following cheek biting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query.
User :   Hi ,....have an ulcer in my mouth and its paining
User :   what best can i do
Doctor :   since when you are having this symptom?
User :   difficult to eat
User :   2days
Doctor :   how many ulcers are present?
User :   Just 1
User :   i had bit my cheek while eating
User :   it came the day after
Doctor :   ok. is there swelling associated?
Doctor :   was there bleeding when you bit the cheek?
User :   no
User :   not sure abt bleeding
Doctor :   ok. then avoid spicy food, and apply Glycerin 2-4 times a day with clean cotton wisp or cotton bud
User :   ok
Doctor :   it should heal with it. if it is not showing signs of relief in 2 days, then you should consider getting it examined
User :   ok
Doctor :   by your doctor or a oral surgeon/dentist
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   should i wait for 2 more days
User :   b4 consulting a doc
User :   doctor
Doctor :   if the problem is not very severe than you can wait, if you are not able to tolerate the symptoms, then you can go ahead with examination right away
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no..thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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