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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How may i help you
User :   I'm trying to figure out something with my mouth, i have a small patch of bumps that you can't see on the inside of my bottom lip
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when do you have these?
Doctor :   Can describe the colour and size
Doctor :   Is there any blleding
Doctor :   *bleeding
User :   but right now i can't feel them
Doctor :   ok
User :   they came around 3 days ago
Doctor :   Do u smoke?
User :   but they made my mouth very dry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you on any medication
User :   i smoked for about a year, but when i felt these i haven't smoked since friday
Doctor :   Antibiotics?
User :   none
Doctor :   ok
User :   no bleeding, i can't see anything only feel them
Doctor :   Do you consume more spicy food
Doctor :   Probably from your signs I feel u have got oral ulcers
Doctor :   These are small bumbs which are soft and nodular
User :   they feel like sandpaper?
Doctor :   *bumps
User :   i haven't in awhile, but i do
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was is it present anywhere else
Doctor :   Your age ?
User :   nope, not really, just the tonsils area was dry
User :   29
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Any recent attacks of flu?
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   i was kissed by a random girl
Doctor :   OK
User :   no sickness in a very long time
Doctor :   When
User :   i mean i know it was around the same time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Its is always not advisible to involve with unknown partners
Doctor :   As they may infect you
Doctor :   Oral ulcers are also caused due to STD
Doctor :   Oral ulcers are most often caused by herpes simplex, chancroid, syphilis, and lymphogranuloma venereum. which transmitted by contact
Doctor :   When was your lasrt annuals done?
User :   i think i've had that before, but those i usually see
Doctor :   *last
Doctor :   ok
User :   this is something i can't really see
User :   and right now i can't even feel it, but when i wake up in the morning my mouth will be dry and i will feel them on my lip
Doctor :   Then i can suggest you some Vitamin supplements which help healing them
Doctor :   ANY multivitamin capsule will do for that purpose, you can have them for 2 weeks
Doctor :   probably you will feel better soon
Doctor :   Avoid smoking or reduce, no spicy food for a week atlest these small modifications in habits will help healing faster
User :   yea i am donw with smoeking, i dont want it to be oral cancer or anything
Doctor :   Even after following these you still feel the symptom, i would advise you visit a primary for examination
Doctor :   Do u have the picture of the bump so that you can mail me
Doctor :   If i have a glance of it i can helpyou better
User :   naa you can't see them
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they are not visible
Doctor :   Then the above tips will help you probably
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you follow me?
User :   yup
Doctor :   Ok ,is there any thing else i may help you
User :   thanks, hopefully it works
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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