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  • 2 days ago

    i don't know that has been going on...

    I have a health related question. I have been experiencing these symptoms for a while now. I went to the ER yesterday and the doctor prescribed prednisone and biaxin for sinusitis, but I'm not sure that's what this is. Here are my symptoms: *Ear pain (Dr. said that I had some swelling in my eardrums). *Jaw pain (even some inside my mouth on my gum line; also on the roof of my mouth, I experience some discomfort there). *some dry mouth *sinus pressure, yes... *headaches *occurring more on....
  • 3 days ago

    Bump inside of Mouth (cheek)

    For maybe 3 years now I have had a bump inside of my cheek. It is always there and feels like a tiny ball. Sometimes it becomes irritated and makes the area of my cheek around it sore. I don't know what is causing the irritation or what it is?
  • 4 days ago

    sores from electric toothbrush?

    I have been getting sores just inside my lips and on the sides of my tongue, I think they are from the back side of the electric toothbrush. Does anyone else have this problem?
  • 11 days ago

    Oral Herpes or nothing?

    I was on vacation this past weekend, with heavy drinking involved all 3 nights. Night 1, I kissed someone on the dance floor briefly a couple of times, probably no more than 2-3 seconds each time. I did not notice any visible sores or marks on her lips or feel anything when I kissed her. 4 days later, here are my symptoms - 1. Small canker sore on the inside of my upper lip. I have had cankers my whole life and get them often after a long weekend of drinking without much sleep. I am 95% sure this....
  • 11 days ago

    Small lump on roof of mouth dental assistant said was fine

    I'm a 19 year old female with no history of tobacco use and a very infrequent history of alcohol consumption. I have this small lump on the right side of my hard palate, towards the back. It has a slight reddish color when I look at it using pictures. I first noticed it around November. It doesn't really hurt, but when I become super focused on it I tend to touch it with my tongue a lot and it can get kind of sore. Some weeks I forget it's there and it doesn't bother me, but when....
  • INFLAMED FIBROUS CONNECTIVE TISSUE AND SKELETAL MUSCLE

    I had a biopsy done on my jaw bone and the DIAGNOSIS I GOT WAS : Inflamed Fibrous connective tissue and skeletal muscle.. then under that says MICROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION: speciman consists of portions of fibrous connective tissue supporting a patchy mild chronic inflammatory cell infuilation. abundant skeletal muscle is seen and in some areas the myocytes are degenerated in response to the chronic inflammation, which includes eosinophilks... WHAT IS THIS SOPOSE TO MEAN?
  • 11 days ago

    One large growth

    I just noticed that I have a large growth on the back of my tongue. I do not have tonsils. My last dentist appointment was in less than two months ago so I am assuming this is a new growth. It is almost the size of a kidney bean, hard and is bright white. I can't find anything on the internet. Any ideas?
  • 11 days ago

    ompresole

    I am hearing that ompresole is now bad for you...what is the story?
  • 21 days ago

    News Flash: Don't Try DIY Teeth Straightening Methods

    "Examples of people attempting to straighten their own teeth -- often using dubious "how-to" guides accessed on the Internet -- is on the rise, according to a survey by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)." These do-it-yourself methods can lead to permanent damage. Read more here: http://wb.md/2mVNfGt What are your thoughts?
  • 25 days ago

    Implants

    In researching dental implants, I've noticed that dentists of varying specialties perform them: oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists. Does the training within any one of these specialties make one more (or less) suited to doing implants?