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02 Oct 2007

Afteuse Stomatitis
Hi doc, my baby was 2 months old when he got Afteuse Stomatitis (sorry don't know what its called in english). He had 2 sores in his mouth/throat. Docter gave him zitromax, andolex gell and empaped set. He is now 4 months and has it again, big sore in his throat. I cannot reach it with my finger to put the gell on so I only put gell on dummie. Docter said to use the gell and panodo or empaped. Is there something I can do to make it better for him and to stop it from coming back? What is the cause of it? Will it help to give him daily reuteri drops? Thanx.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Aphthous ulcers can occur in children but are rare in infants. More likely is a condition called herpes stomatitis which is caused by a viral infection. Herpes stomatitis can recur in infants. What is needed here is a clear diagnosis of this problem so you need to take your baby to a paediatrician.Successful treatment will depend on the cause that the doctor identifies.
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