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Painful mouth ulcers after surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   HI,
User :   Hi
User :   iam having mouth wound that makes me eat nothing
Doctor :   Since when do you have this problem ?
User :   past 3 days
Doctor :   Do you see the ulcer in the mirror ?
User :   s
Doctor :   How many are there , and are they covered with white slough ?
User :   also due to that my lips have become very dry
User :   in front of my lower teeth ,around the interior chin.very slight white slough is found
User :   i used betamethasone sodium phosphate oral drops
Doctor :   avoid those drops , they can worsen the condition
Doctor :   Wash your mouth with CHLORHEXIDINE mouth wash
Doctor :   and apply DOLOGEL mouth gel ovr the ulcers few minutes bfore food , there will be no pain while eating
Doctor :   and take MULTIVITAMIN capsules one per day for a week from now
Doctor :   with the above treatment the ulcers will be out in not more than 2 to 3 days
User :   k....
User :   i have been to blood test where i have been told i have high wbc instead .wat would be the problem.
Doctor :   well the count is mildly more and indicates of infections , you have to be examined to find the foci of the infection
Doctor :   do you run fever ?
Doctor :   Are you there
Doctor :   ?
User :   s doctor
Doctor :   Do you have fever ?
Doctor :   As its a sign of infection , i can get some clue about the raised WBC count
User :   i have been operated for aorta replacement and just 2 weeks has past operation
Doctor :   ok, that can be a cause here
User :   then do you mean to say it wil decrease down to normal slowly
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   Good nutrition will be good and helping
User :   but dietitians from the hospital have suggested me not to take up vitaminK because it would act opposite to warfarin drug which iam taking now
Doctor :   yes, they are right
Doctor :   but do not lessen other vitamins and minerals
Doctor :   go for less oil or oil free food to avoid vit k
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