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3 1 12 hours ago
I had an abscessed tooth, and must wait at least another 10 days to get it extracted. I was on 7 days of antibiotics, the last one being today but I ve noticed tenderness where the initial lump was. Is this cause for concern, or just the continued healing process?
2 1 3 days ago
I have to use the rx inhaler Symbicort. After every use (2 xs daily), I always rinse my mouth thoroughly. However, now I have thrush in the back of my throat. Last time I had this, my MD prescribed something, since it s Sat pm I ccannot reach my dr. What do you suggest I do?
3 1 3 days ago
I took an antibiotic for bronchitis. I think I now have a yeast infection in my mouth. The back of my tongue is white. I am aware that this can easily turn into a vaginal infection as well. I have stopped the medication until I can get back in the doctors office. Is there a home remedy for this??
2 1 3 days ago
I have had oral thrush for 10 mon and have been using Nystatin swish and swallow, chlortrimazole troches and several rounds of diflucan without total clearing. Am considering gentian violet and have seen clear gentian violet mentioned on a couple of web sites. Is there such a thing? If so, any...
2 1 3 days ago
I have been prescribed clindamycin HCL 300mg cap 4x a day for one week. I have IBD and have reaction to medication. Will see Dentist on Monday morning. What other antibiotic and I take for mouth infection as I am allergic to penicillin. Please advise
2 1 3 days ago
My Father in law is in a rehab-nursing care facility in Worthington MN. He has developed a case of Thrush in his mouth and throat. How does one contract Thrush at 86? How is Thrush treated in the elderly? My mother in law has stated that they have given him medicated sponges???
2 1 3 days ago
What s wrong with my mouth and tongue ? I have excess mucus. Feeling like I have to constantly swallow or clear my throat. The roof of my mouth looks like it s bruised and yellow in the back of my throat has red splotchy Kinda look to it but it s not painful. And then my tongue was white coated...
2 1 3 days ago
I have thrush and have been taking nystatin oral suspension 5 ml 4 times a day. I am on my second dose of the medication and still have thrush. It is better but not gone. I have one more day of the dose. Should I be getting a different medication to clear up the tongue area?
2 1 3 days ago
my tongue is white covered with thrush) I am using a nebulizer with albuterol and medisone is there anything I can do now until I reach my doctor tomorrow morning ( I have been rinsing my mouth with biotene mouth wash Iris Jacobsen YYYY@YYYY
2 1 3 days ago
I have had a wet cough for over a month now. This has been accompanied by (what I thought was) oral thrush. I had been taking antibiotics for acne before the white-coated tongue started; they were capsules and I opened them and took them in powder form for around a week. Once I started getting...
2 1 6 days ago
Hello. I m prone to canker sores, however I ve been having multiple cankers since early June and they coming and reappearing in new spots inside my mouth. I thought this could be stomitis. However on Friday, August 3rd, one canker sore close to my upper lip was causing me so much pain. The next...
2 1 Wed, 12 Sep 2018
I think my tongue is swollen and I accidently bite it. This happens once in awhile. I thought it might be some Vit. B deficiency? I remember an old book by Adele Davis mentioning the tongue. I also have gum pockets and often when I go they put arrestin in those. Thanks for any assistance you can...
2 1 Wed, 12 Sep 2018
I got my wisdom teeth taken out This morning but I have very bad insomnia at night. I am in custom smoking marijuana every night. A popular thing in the marijuana community is smoking through your nose when you get your wisdom teeth taken out but they had to drill up near my sinuses to get the...
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
I have had symptoms of thrush in my mouth for about eight days the pain has gone to the roof of my mouth I have been taking Nystatin for about five days with no signs of improvement. It seems to be getting worse. I am on10 mg of prednisone a day for. Arthritis . This is for two months or more.
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
I woke up and my jaw was bothering me and I thought it was from a tooth, then all the gum line seemed to ache to I used mouth wash. Later it seemed to be getting better, but the ache went down to the neck and into my throat where it seems to be settled. I am getting quite concerned
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
I had a tooth pulled on the lower right two weeks ago. I’m currently taking antibiotics and have a small thick spot on my lower jaw where the tooth was pulled. Tonight I am having some pain in down the right side of my neck and into my right shoulder and upper chest area. Is this a sign of...
2 1 Mon, 10 Sep 2018
My husband is in severe pain for tooth abscess. He saw the dentist today who prescribed him Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen 7.5-325 tablets. My husband does not take pain-killers unless absolutely necessary. Last time he took pain meds was when he broke his leg/knee in High School. He took one pill at...
2 1 Mon, 10 Sep 2018
I have a severe sore throat, stuffy nose , pain in sinuses and pain in my ears. I think it might be seasonal allergies but what s odd is that my teeth and gums hurt...is that normal? I have taken several different kinds of allergy medication and nothing works. Thanks.
3 1 Mon, 10 Sep 2018
my son is 33 years old. his tongue always seems to have a white coat on it and sometimes the skin on the inside of his bottom lip is all white and coming off. He was a drinker, but not for the last 8 months and he is a smoker 4 or 5 a day. he suffers from depression and anxiety and was recently...
2 1 Sat, 8 Sep 2018
My incisor has been missing for more than 40 years. The gum bone is too thin ,less than 2CM. Q. Under these conditions, can I have my teeth implanted? The periphery of the missing tooth is also displaced. Is it necessary to first fix the tooth displaced in the periphery before implanting the...
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