● Major and minor trauma to the jaw● Teeth grinding● Excessive gum chewing● Stress and other psychological factors● An improper bite or malpositioned jaws● Poor posture .ie sitting at a computer or on a cell phone for long hours● Arthritis
Fever blisters | What are fever blisters? Fluid-filled blisters that commonly occur on the lips. And gums usually painful; pain may precede the appearance of the lesion by a few days. blisters rupture within hours, then crust over. last about seven to ten days.
CauseHerpes simplex virus that becomes active. This virus is dormant.Afflicted people can be activated by stress, fever, trauma, hormonal changes, and exposure to sunlight. When lesions reappear, they tend to form in the same location.
Are fever blisters contagious? From the time blister rupture until the sore is completely healed is the time of greatest risk for spread of infection.The virus can spread to the afflicted person’s eyes and genitalia, as well as to other people.
Canker sores (also called aphthous ulcers) are different than fever blisters.
Are small, red, or white shallow ulcers occurring on the tongue, soft palate, or inside the lips and cheeks; do not occur in the roof of the mouth or the gums. They are quite painful, and usually last 5-10 days.Because they are not caused by bacteria or viral agents, they are not contagious
CauseAltered local immune response associated with stress, trauma, or irritationAcidic foods (e.g., tomatoes, citrus fruits, and some nuts)
Are fever blisters contagious? YES. From the time blister rupture until the sore is completely healed is the time of greatest risk for spread of infection.The virus can spread to the afflicted person’s eyes and genitalia, as well as to other people.
LaryngitisIs an inflammation of the (larynx). Symptoms are an unnatural change of voice, such as hoarseness, or even loss of voice that develops within hours to a day or so. Symptoms vary with the severity of the inflammation
Vocal cord nodules/polypsVocal cord nodules are small growths on both vocal folds that are caused by vocal abuse.
Vocal cord paralysisEveryone has two vocal cords in his or her larynx. If one or both vocal cords are paralyzed and are unable to move, then the person will experience voice problems and possibly breathing and swallowing problems.
Feeling unsteady or dizzy can happen due to poor circulation, vertigo, injury, infection, allergies, or neurological disease.Dizziness is treatable but it is important for your doctor to help you determine the cause so that the correct treatment is used.
Loss of hearing is described by varying degrees, not percentages.
Hearing loss may be mild, moderate, or profound and vary across pitches.
It is determined by a simple hearing test