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Remedy for recurring mouth ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi doc, im suffering from mouth ulcer for the last 30 days. i take one becasules a day. no use. any other remedy?
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have
Doctor :   or did u sustain any injury or cheek bite]
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
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.
User :   no bites
User :   age : 30 male
Doctor :   there are various causes for mouth ulcer other than vitamin deficiency
User :   ht. 170cm, wt 52kg
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   do u have any other medical problems
User :   no major problem
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy
User :   no
Doctor :   did u consult any time for ur problem
User :   i get this ulcer frequently (once in 2 months)
Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a physician
Doctor :   in that case
User :   the doc suggested me vitamin tab
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can follow up with him
Doctor :   did u have any exposure anytime?
Doctor :   any dental problems u have
User :   like?
Doctor :   intercourse i mean
User :   no dental problem
User :   no problems
Doctor :   anytime u had exposure?
Doctor :   sexual intercourse?
User :   yes
Doctor :   please consult a dermatologist in that case
Doctor :   earlier it is better
User :   dermotologist?
Doctor :   yes
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Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   yes
Doctor :   where are u located
User :   bangalore
Doctor :   u please avoid taking spicy food till the ulcers heal
Doctor :   also continue with the ulcers
Doctor :   Regular brushing after meals and flossing once a day can keep your mouth clean and free of foods that might trigger a sore. Use a soft brush to help prevent irritation to delicate mouth tissues, and avoid toothpastes and mouth rinses that contain sodium lauryl sulfate.
Doctor :   ou could cause minor trauma to the delicate lining of your mouth.
Doctor :   To help prevent nutritional deficiencies, eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Regularly eating yogurt that contains acidophilus or other beneficial bacteria also may help ward off canker sores.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   thnk
User :   u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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