Dear Shwetha! Thank you for choosing health care magic !clean your baby's gums and tongue with washcloth, rubber finger brush or cloth finger tender (even though no teeth are present). Clean the gums at least twice a day -after breakfast and after the last feeding of day. even better- clean your baby's gums and tongue after every feeding. Once the first tooth erupts,you should be cleaning these teeth, trading in your cloth wipe for an appropriate sized ,soft tooth brush.
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Hello Dr. Im male, 32 years old. have a white patches on my tounge since almost 2 years concentrated in the morning and its not a tounge fungus as I have tried many mouth washes. Many cracks started to appear in my tounge when I noticed these white spots. Those appeared after 4 months of having an unprotected oral sex (getting only) with a woman I dont know. One month after that relation i felt with a burning during the urination then I went to the doctor and gave me antibiotic and everything was okay after a week, but from that time till now i still feel Dysuria and I dont know how to say it but I feel that there is a problem inside the Urethra . I have done a semen analysis (after Prostate check by the doctor) and urine test , results were okay but doctor told me that there is a low percent of the blood in the urine but its acceptable.
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