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My son is 21 years old and is basically healthy. Over the last couple of days, he has developed what looks like canker sores on the sides of his tongue and he says it hurts and difficult to talk and eat and it feels a bit swollen to him. He thought it might be allergies, but Benadryl did nothing...
2 1 Fri, 9 Nov 2018
I have been diagnosed with pancolitis and taking Delzicol for about 7 months. Now I have terribly bad breath. Can this be a result of the colitis and can it be treated. My teeth are in great shape; have regular cleanings every 6 months, no cavities, etc.
2 1 Sat, 3 Nov 2018
I just had dental work done and I have taken 1 Hydrocodone 5MG-Acetaminophen 325 MG tablet for pain. This was previously prescribed to me from a previous dentist for pain. Currently I have been having to swallow a lot and my mouth is dry and cannot swallow. I have to take a sip of water to be...
3 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Hi, I took a swab drug test after I left the dentist . I had a deep cleaning procedure and they also gave me a medicated mouthwash called Acclean. However about 26hrs prior before the drug test I smoked some weed, I was wondering if there s a chance that the medicated mouthwash along with the...
2 1 Wed, 17 Oct 2018
I have white blister-like lesions on the inside of my lips. Two doctors today told me it is not thrush and offered no cure. One suggested using regular mouth wash such as Listerine. I had Keflex recently and another antibiotic as well. Do I just wait for it to go away?
2 1 Wed, 17 Oct 2018
I have bumps on the back of my tongue.They dont hurt or anything just found them there..I have been having tooth pain..Plus i have bumps on the front of my tongue but i burnt my tongue bad last night so i know where there from..Plus my newph has strep..but i dont have tongsu anymore.But has not...
2 1 Wed, 17 Oct 2018
I THINK I HAVE AN AN ALLERGIC REACTION TO SOME MOUTHWASH. MY TONGUE IS BURNING AND FEELS LIKE IT HAS BEEN SHREDDED. MY NURSE PRACTITIONER SAID I COULD HOLD AN ANTIACID LIQUID IN MY MOUTH FOR A FEW SECONDS TO SEE IF IT WOULD HELP. SHE SAID IT WOULD HELP, BUT SO FAR IT HASN T . NEEDLESS TO SAY, I...
2 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
I am taking clotrimazole, mouth thrush, use steriod inhaler, the cause of it I believe, i t s been 2 days, every 5 hours, it takes a while i guess, some relief, how long should this go on till fungus is gone completely? I have no problem with regime, was given 35 tablets, which is. 7 day at 5 a day
3 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
After using Listerine which contained peroxide for several weeks I experienced burning sensation in my lower gum and lip. There was nothing to see, however except some swelling of the gum. The swelling has gone down now, many weeks later, but since then I have experienced either a very dry mouth...
4 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Ive had this bubble like thing beneath my tooth on my gums for a few months now, normally it isnt an issue unless i was poking at it, then it starts hurting and im unable go bite anything with the tooth above it otherwise it hurts. I just need to know what this could be and maybe how i can treat it
4 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
My ENT has diagnoside me with thrush after being on steroids and antibiotics for surgery. I have deep groves in my tongue and it is very painful to eat or drink. I have no sores inside my mouth; just tongue and roof of mouth where breathing tube was placed. What has caused my tongue to crack?
4 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Dear Sir, i am age of 56 Yr. i have problem of teething grinding in sleep. sleep of my wife is being disturb when she wake up in night. please advise me what actions have to take and any exercise i have to do to prevent from above. Thanking you, Pinakin
2 1 Fri, 5 Oct 2018
I have a thyroid that s on part time I ve been on Synthroid (88mcg)and cytomel (5MCG) for about 6 years. I was feeling good and my recent blood work was in good shape. Fairly suddenly (2-3weeks) I find that I have a very dry mouth, especially at night and the edges of my tongue look red, rough...
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
My frenulum under my tongue is swollen and has a red ball with a white pimple on it. What has caused this and how can I fix it! I have had it for 3 days and its more swollen after sleeping at night, then before going to bed. I have been gargling with warm salt water and diluted peroxide but its...
2 1 Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Im experiencing dry mouth but my doctor says i have no medical problems is there any medicine iover the counter i can take to help stimulate my saliva cause biotene helps for a little while but doesn t last.
3 1 Thu, 20 Sep 2018
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 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
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 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
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 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
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 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
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
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