What is Mucositis?

The inflammation of mucous membrane is called mucositis.This is due to any infection caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus and other pathogens.

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Hi have several painful white papillae scattered over my tongue, what is it and how can I get rid of it.

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White papillae which is painful may be arised due to ulceration of papillae.

Avoid intake of spicy foods.


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I have white lines on both sides of my inner cheeks, my mouth feels swollen and painful, and have trouble swallowing. It feels like I am having...

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The white lines on both the sides of the buccal mucosa are due to the teeth bite. This is the junction where the teeth of...

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My dad 73 years old has been diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer, he has to go through 35 sessions or rapidarc radiotherapy
We started treatment...

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Hello. Alternative medicines may help

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I understand your concern.

It is slightly difficult to tolerate...

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