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Problem of mouth ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have a very serious problem of mouth ulcers any cold that comes up or any other thing leads to this
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
User :   a years time
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   23 Male Single Dependant 1 mother
Doctor :   do u have fever when ever u have mouth ulcers?
Doctor :   where is the ulcer in the mouth is it on the tongue, lips, inside of cheeks and gums
User :   no but ideally somethin else is always accompanied either a cold throat pain, or any adverse
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it can be due to
Doctor :   trauma
Doctor :   cold sores
User :   its all over the mouth not just one on tongue, upper lips, below lips
Doctor :   or lack of vitmanin b6
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   im taking Bcomplex on and off
User :   no i have no bad habits
Doctor :   do get relief when u take vitmain tablets
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?
User :   no none of them
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   so does the vitamin tablest give u any relief
User :   ya surely take your time i need a proper solution since its been long
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in order to know the exact cause
Doctor :   i need to clinically examine you
Doctor :   and get a biopsy done
User :   actually i generally have it when i sense its coming tilll it goes
Doctor :   A skin biopsy of the ulcer may be needed to confirm the specific causative disorder.
User :   ok so how to go about it
Doctor :   u mean biopsy
Doctor :   isit
Doctor :   The goal of treatment is relief of symptoms
Doctor :   The cause, if known it can treated
Doctor :   Gentle, thorough oral hygiene may relieve some of the symptoms.
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   if any doubt please ask
Doctor :   avoid taking spicy food
Doctor :   eat a soft, bland diet to reduce the pain
Doctor :   Cold drinks and milkshakes are especially good
Doctor :   It is necessary to avoid salty foods, citrus fruits, and foo ds that need much chewing.
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   drink a lot of fluids to prevent dehydration
User :   see generally my diet is not very spicy, nor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Many mouth ulcers are benign and resolve without specific treatment
Doctor :   Good oral hygiene may help in the prevention of some types of mouth ulcers or complications from mouth ulcers
User :   nor do
i eat lots of outside food but i dont know what triggers it off
Doctor :   ok
User :   my oral hygiene is decent not very great I can say
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   only clinical examination followed by blood tests and biopsy will help us arrive at diagnosis
Doctor :   i suggest you to brush the teeth at least twice a day, flossing at least daily, and regular professional dental cleaning and examination.
User :   ok do you think that could be the reason cos there are so many ppl who only brush once a day but they never face this problem
Doctor :   stress also can be the cause
Doctor :   it can anything like stress, infection
Doctor :   allergies
Doctor :   injury or cheek bite
Doctor :   or faulty immune system
User :   yes stress is there generally but my family doc says its because of less sleep is it true
Doctor :   that is again stress
Doctor :   lack of rest
Doctor :   de stress ur self
Doctor :   join yoga
User :   and i do have lots of problems with sleep I jus cant sleey beyond 9 whether I sleep at 10 in the nit or 5 early morning I dont crave for sleep.
Doctor :   take regular breaks, dont carry work back home
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
User :   its ok if I have another query rit Im not taking away your time
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   we will be happy to help u out
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur query
User :   about 3 years back i had done hair straightening which damaged my hair to a great extent ever since then the quality of my hair is scanty and also at the back of the scalp Im going bald
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u have to be gentle with ur hairs
Doctor :   r u having hair fall as well
User :   very minute earlier it was very high now its not that much
Doctor :   Is there any particular area of the scalp that is affected? Or is it uniform thinning?
User :   thinning is uniform on the front part of the scalp but at the back part of the scalp there is a prtion which is very prominent of less hair
User :   i use mintop solution on and off which is to a certain extent good but is not a permanent solution.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have family history of hair loss
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   hi r u there
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   no there is no family history of loss of hair
Doctor :   ok
User :   your not the same doctor with whom im chatting
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   since how long are you having hair loss?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   2 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For very good information on hairfall and other hair problems I recommend you to this website
User :   see as such there is no hairloss but the texture andquantity if my hair has been uniform throughout this period
Doctor :   i also recommend a natural product called MEN'S ULTRA HAIR NOURISH
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok is that effective
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   you can also consult the website
Doctor :   its a gnc pharma product
User :   yes thats right
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is that site for
Doctor :   to know more about the product i gave you
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   ive done tht
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest that you avoid a lot of
Doctor :   sun exposure
Doctor :   also avoid direct sunlight on your scalp
Doctor :   by wearing a cap or any protective covering
User :   ok but generally im not trvaelling so much whatever bit it is is inside the train or in office but wil keep tht in mind
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also take a good helthy
Doctor :   diet
Doctor :   like lots of fresh fruits and veggies
User :   ok
Doctor :   good intake of protein also helps
Doctor :   egg white, dal
Doctor :   soy milk
User :   off late ive done tht off late
Doctor :   is good
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok gr8
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with sir?
User :   no for the timing tht is it
Doctor :   ok
User :   its really been gr8 talking to u
Doctor :   thanks
User :   ill keep chatin with you regularly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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