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Red dot on gums, pains. Ulcer?

I have a red dot on my gums with a small hard to see ulcer next to it very little pain I put salt directly on it and ther was no pain at all I m worried about oral herpes
Asked On : Wed, 21 Mar 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
The details you have provided is not enough to make a proper diagnosis. However just so you know, oral herpes usually occurs in clusters and ARE painful and usually accompanied with a fever. I would recommend you to get the ulcer/s examined clinically to rule it out.
Answered: Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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Dentist Dr. Sunita Vhatkar's  Response
you can go for Harpis blood test to verify wheather your really having harpis rather just predicting it..It might be just a simple ulcer which can be cure easily by local application of ulcer gels.
Answered: Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
hi,i read your problem,but the information you gave is not sufficient.any how this can not be herpes cause herpes is very painful,so i will suggest you please go to an oral pathologist and go for whole mouth examination done and give the proper history.and please follow all the given instruction and take a proper treatment.nothing to get worried.take care
Dr.Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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Dentist Dr. Narayan Babu's  Response
This might be the initial stages of opthas ulcers . These ulcers are common in most of the people.
their might be the reason of frequent oil change in food. food with vitamin B and folic acid will help u followed by an oral gel like mucopain R dologel. continue for 10 to 15 days and if the problem persists
it require biopsy. consult your dentist if the problem repeats for more than 15 days.
thank u
dr.narayan babu
Answered: Sun, 3 Jun 2012
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