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19 month old baby has swollen bleeding gums. Had mouth ulcers and throat infection

My 19 month old has swollen gums which tend to bleed, he also has mouth ulcers and has had a throat infection, this has been going on for over a week and he hasn't been eating all week what could this be?
Asked On : Wed, 19 Jan 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
I brought my 19 month old to our gp, it turned out to be thrush from being on antibiotics for the last 2 weeks.
Answered: Wed, 19 Jan 2011
  User's Response
you should consult a good Paediatric doctor near by you or good paeditric dentist because this should be cared. And do some blood investigations complete blood count, ESR.
And also you can contact for this.
Answered: Tue, 20 Sep 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
It seems that your son might have Thrush,
This happens if your baby was on antibiotics.
Apply Gention violet locally.
Give B.complex syrup,twice a day,
Keep his mouth clean with clean hand kerchief after giving any thing by mouth.
If secondary infection is there you can give antibiotic after consulting your doctor.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 20 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response

Welcome to HCM.
If your son has not been on antibiotics recently then, this could suggest vitamin deficiency. Encourage the child to have fruits and vegetables. Avoid use of antibiotics as far as possible. You can give him multivitamin drops such as DROPOVIT 0.6 ml. daily for 2 to 3 months and see if it is helpful.
Wishing your child all the best
Answered: Tue, 20 Sep 2011
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