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Child have continuous mild fever, cold sores in mouth with bad breath, bleeding gums. What could it be?

My 2 year old daughter has been sick with a mild fever for about 3 days. She has cold sours in her mouth and bad breath. She went to a dentist 2-3 weeks ago and we were told she had healthy gums and teeth . Tonight while brushing her teeth her gums started gushing blood. Is this a virus? Any idea what it is or what we should do?
Asked On : Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic
this seem to be that your child is suffering from stomatitis
so she had foul breathing and sour along with bleeding gum . she has fever due to inflammation of mouth .
this is adviced for your child to take care of oral hygiene . brushing twice daily.
gorgle with antiseptic mouth wash
syp metronodazole along with amoxycillin
and one multiviamin that include B complex and vitamin C

Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Swelling in the gums indicates inflammation of gums known as gingivitis , it shows symptoms such as bleeding gums, redness and sensitivity.
Bacterial and viral infections leads to formation of fever cold sores.

Get clinical examination done by a Pedodontist,
Take tab flemiklox 250 mg thrice daily for three days.
Take symptomatic treatment, go for complete mouth scaling and polishing.
Brush her teeth twice daily with a soft bristle toothbrush, brush slowly in back forth and up and down motion and rinse her mouth after every meal.
Use antiseptic mouthwash gargles twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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