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Black spots inside the mouth, Swollen throat. Diagnosed with coxsackie virus. Any advice?

hi, I keep getting black spots on the inside of my mouth in my cheeks area. It is also very swollen and my throat and the infected area hurts. I keep using hydrogene peroxide and they go away for a while but keep coming back. I saw my pc pyhsician and he said i had coxsockie virus. I woke up and this one on my right cheek is big and painful. Do you have any clue what it may be. Should i be worried?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.

Do you have the habit of tobacco or pan or betel nut chewing?

The above mentioned habits can predispose to black spots inside mouth.

Vitamin deficiency also can cause such lesions.

A biopsy as well as clinical examination of the lesion will help to rule out the cause of lesion.

Meanwhile,gargle frequently with warm saline.

Maintain oral hygiene well.

Vitamin b-complex as well as iron supplements has to be administered.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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