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Scarlet Fever – Its Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

Scarlet fever is a typical outburst of the streptococcal throat. Symptoms of scarlet fever usually include high fever, lethargy, sore throat, swollen glands, and tonsils.
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HPV Linked Oropharyngeal Cancer – What Do We Know?

HPV, also known as Human Papilloma Virus, is a sexually transmitted disease. HPV linked oropharyngeal cancer often occurs at the base of the tongue, soft palate, near tonsils and throat.
hiv aids and oral health

What Impact does HIV/AIDS have On Your Oral Health?

The effects of HIV/AIDS on the oral cavity are diverse and it depends on the patient's immunity to cope up with such oral conditions like Oral Candidiasis, Herpes Simplex Virus, Periodontal disease, etc.
infected tongue piercing

Tongue Piercing Infection – Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Getting infection after tongue piercing is common than any other body piercing. Our oral cavity is full of thousands of bacteria which attack pierced tongue frequently. If you do not take proper aftercare, then these bacteria can cause potential damage and cause the oral infection. Sometime, you might develop an allergic reaction to the metal used in a tongue piercing.
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Cheilosis – Cause, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Cheilosis or Cheilitis (angular cheilitis) causes pain in the corners of the mouth due to an infection. This condition can affect people of all ages. Common symptoms of cheilosis are cracks, red or purple spots, dryness or chapped lips at the corner of lips.
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Oral Infection – Types, Cause & Treatment Options

Bacteria and viruses usually cause oral infections. They can affect the teeth, gums, palate (the roof of the mouth), tongue, lips, and inside of the cheeks. Some of the common oral infections are oral thrush, dental caries, canker sore, herpangina, gingivitis, etc.

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