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Ate food cooked in a oven which had burnt plastic. Having sore gums. See the doctor?

Two weeks ago I was cooking garlic bread when i noticed a thick smoke and bad odour coming from the oven, i had just moved and had not used the oven before. i thought it was perhaps residue from an oven cleaner but when i attempted to eat the garlic bread i noticed that the toxic smell had transferred to the garlic bread and it tasted very bad, i only ate the one small piece. The following day i noticed my mouth was very sore and my gums were irritated, so much so that i could barely talk and i could not chew or put any pressure on my mouth or gums. Yesterday I opened the oven and noticed a baking dish with a lid on it in the bottom of the oven - after removing the baking dish and openning it i descovered a melted and burnt plastic folder (ring binder) Is it possible that chemicals from the melting plastic have transferred to the garlic bread and caused this reasction in my mouth? I did see a dentist because the pain was so bad and he prescribed me amoxicillin which has seemed to have helped a little, should I also see a doctor?
Asked On : Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
from the clue you have given , it could be the reason ( plastic leaching out ) . did u eat it it too hot. too hot foods may cause ulcers . but i feel there could be an underlying problem too which i can hardly make out from the little description u have provided as the is no oral examination. u could write the examnination done by your dentist as that would be helpful.
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Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Inderpreet Singh's  Response
from the clue you have given , it could be the reason ( plastic leaching out ) . did u eat it it too hot. too hot foods may cause ulcers . but i feel there could be an underlying problem too which i can hardly make out from the little description u have provided as the is no oral examination. u could write the examnination done by your dentist as that would be helpful.
thanks
Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Deepthi Reddy's  Response
Hi,
Thank you for the query.
According to the history it suggests you have developed aphthous ulcers which may be because of the hot food taken or spicy food or lack of proper supplements in your diet sometimes stress ,not necessarily because of the plastic intake .
I would advise you to take multivitamin supplements and application of topical anesthetic before food intake will help you.
Do warm salt water rinses and maintain good oral hygiene.All this along with your dentist prescribed medicines will help you .
Hope i have answered your query.
Take care
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
It’s important to find out the cause of the blisters in your mouth. If you think you’ve developed blisters from eating something that was too hot, you should still have your doctor check it out.
Suck on ice chips, Popsicles and other cold items to help numb your mouth before eating or when the blisters become bothersome.
start up with warm saline rinses & betadine rinses, along with antibiotic course
Regards.
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
hello and welcome,
According to your history i suspect you have got ulceration of the oral mucosa which is caused due to consuming too hot food stuffs or it can be allergic lesions.
Exact diagnosis can be made only after clinical examination so get it evaluated by a dentist.
Meantime you can apply dentogel , an antiseptic oral ointment over the ulcerated area which helps in healing.
use lukewarm saline water or chlorhexidine mouthwash for mouth rinsing ill give soothing effect.
start with multivitamin supplements 2 time daily for 5 to 7 days .
if the conditions does not get better with this , you need to approach a dentist.
i hope this will help you ,
take care.
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Anshumala Singh's  Response
DEAR FRIEND

thanks for sharing your concern.

from your history it is evident that you have developed apthous ulcer.it could be due to consumption of hot and spicy food stuff.

sometimes deficiency of vitamins also leads to ulceration,stress is another factor.

in this case clinical examination is must.
meanwhile you can continue with dologel(lignocaine based).

also continue with your antibiotics course to prevent any further infection.
you can add multivitamins for next 2 weeks.

this should help

thanks.
Answered: Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Neha Gupta's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for sharing your concern with us
most probably it is due to plastic leaching out
visit to surgeon and get the treatment accordingly
Regards
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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