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Suggest treatment for a swollen sore inside the lower jaw of an 85-year-old

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

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Posted on Thu, 24 May 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Swollen sore inside lower jaw of 85 year old type II diabetic Male.
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Oral candidiasis or gingivitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Diabetic patients usually have fungal infection.
Please send me the picture of the lesion so that I can suggest you better and prescribe you accordingly.
Take care
Thanks and regards
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