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Have pain, swelling and blisters in mouth. Unable to eat. Should I take antibiotics?


My mouth hurts and I have a couple of blisters in my mouth and it is also swollen on some places including my gum. I can't eat or brush my teeth because it hurts so much.
I also went to a doctor who told me to eat antibiotics and when I went to another doctor he told me I shouldnt eat antibiotics. What should I do?
Asked On : Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Blisters in the mouth can be due to various reasons it can be due to ulcerations, allergic reactions, bacterial and viral infections.
I would suggest you to approach a Dentist for clinical examination and evaluation which helps in exact diagnosis and treatment.
Apply metrogyl oral ointment topically over the affected area, go for symptomatic treatment at home by maintaining good oral hygiene to prevent superinfection, use antiseptic mouthrinse , topical analgesic, antioxidant suplements.

Hope this helps out.

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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
The blisters can be either abscess developed from periodontal infection or aphthous ulcers.
Please do get a thorough clinical examination.
I would advice to get scaling done.
Take plenty of fluids and nutritious food.
Vitamin becosules,c,iron and folic acid tablets can be taken.
Reduce intake of hot,spicy,salty food items.
Avoid anxiety and stress .
Maintain oral hygiene well.
Regarding intake of antibiotics,The nature of blisters has to be evaluated and treatment and side effects while taking antibiotics has to be ruled out.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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