Inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth including the cheeks, gingiva, tongue, lips, hard palate, and soft palate
Also called gingivostomatitis when the gums are specificall...
History of present illness:
Onset and duration
Mouth pain or sores in mouth
Intake of liquids and food
Close contact with similar symptoms
Review of ...
Maintain hydration. Offer small amounts of cool, nonacidic liquids frequently. Use a syringe to continue giving liquids when children are refusing to drink. Try popsicles as ...
Most children with stomatitis can be cared for at home with pain control and maintenance of hydration.
Providers should ensure that parents and c...
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528.00 Stomatitis and mucositis, unspecified
054.2 Herpetic gingivostomatitis
074.3 Hand, foot, and mouth disease
528.2 Oral aphthae
523.10 Chronic gingivitis, plaque induced
Q: My child is refusing to drink any liquids. How can I keep her hydrated?
A: Mouth sores can be very painful. Even if your child is not having fever, give regularly scheduled doses of ibuprofen or...
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