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Sore mouth and gums, swollen lips, have fever, swollen lymph node on neck. Cure?

I have mouth sores and my lips are swollen. I only have sores on the inside of my lips and no where else in my mouth.The sores have been there for about 5 or 6 days now. My gums are extremely sore, have a few sores on them, and are inflamed but only towards the front of my mouth where the sores on my lips are. The gums just happened 3 days ago. Additionally, last night I had a fever of 101.6 and it finally broke early this morning. Also, the lymph nodes in the front of my neck have been swollen for about 6 days now. Please help!!!
Asked On : Sun, 20 May 2012
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Thanks for writing to healthcaremagic forum.

Your gums as well as lips c/o aphthous ulcers which is recurrent in nature.

Apply topical steroids on the affected area.

A clinical evaluation by a dentist is required to rule out the predisposing factor.

Get your teeth cleaned.

Brush and floss your teeth as well as tongue regularly.

Gargle frequently with chlorhexidine mouthrinses.

Avoid spicy foods.

Vitamin c as well as iron supplements has to be administered.

Rinse your mouth after every meals.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
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