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Sore bump on roof of mouth, holes in gums. Gargling with salt water. Gluten allergy?

I have a sore bump on the roof of my mouth, and a part of the skin is tender and feels very smooth. Right next to it closer to my tooth I have several little holes in my gums that also hurt. I have been gargling with salt and water but today I got two canker sites on the inside of my mouth and on my lip. I have an allergy to gluten would this be a symptom of ingesting gluten or should I see a doctor? It hurts so much I can t even eat, anything.
Asked On : Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
I assume that you have this problem at least for few days.
If it is gluten allergy you must have noticed immediately after intake.
Taking Heavy Antibiotics - without associated Lactobacillus may also produce like this due to deficiency of vitamins. The way you have expressed your complaints goes in favor of fungal infection in the mouth.Treatment:
Anti Fungal local application ointment or liquid,
Anti Fungal Oral Tab
Antibiotics, as there may be associated infection
Maintaining oral hygiene
Best Wishes
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General & Family Physician Dr. G Gayatridevi's  Response
I have read your question,
By the Symptoms you have given above , the issue could be due to fungal infection, vitamin deficiency , sensitivity to toothpaste , or bacterial infection.

Symptoms of gluten sensitivity may include bloating, abdominal discomfort, pain, or diarrhea; or it may present with a variety of extraintestinal symptoms including headaches and migraines, edema, lethargy and tiredness, attention-deficit disorder and hyperactivity, muscular disturbances as well as bone and joint pain.

Since you didnot mention any , I think the posibbility of a gluten reaction is less,
I suggest you to take vitamin rich foods like citrus fruits , indian gooseberry , green leafy vegetables etc.
Along with it take antibiotic and anti-inflammatory tabs(until the soreness reduces) and multivitamin capsules atleast for a week.

I recommend you to consult a physician nearby for further guidance

Wishing you a good health,
DR.G.Gayatri devi.
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