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I have been told I have had a 'Mini Stroke' in December 2014

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I have been told I have had a 'Mini Stroke' in December 2014 had all the tests in Hospital for TIA which were clear, but I was left with a numb left side of my face, now mt mouth inside is very sore and tingly,have informed my GP & Hospital the latter sujeted 'Bonjela'? but I am still suffering, any ideas please.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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are there any lesions in the mouth?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No, just red and rore,somtimes the lower lip swells

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
did you start any new meds since your mini stroke?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No!

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
most likely this is infection related
probably a fungal infection in the mouth
has anyone looked at it or tried to diagnose it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

As said, Gp looked, Hospital told me to try 'Bonjela' but did not look at same?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
I think if it was anything that "Bonjela" would treat then it would be better by now
I suspect a fungal infection
Fungal infections causing redness and soreness are very common
I would ask your GP for an oral antifungal like nystatin
that should take care of it
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can I buy 'Nystatii' at the chemist?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
I think you can in the UK. It has to be oral nystatin though. Not the topical cream
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you, ***** ***** 'oral nystatin'

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
you're welcome
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