Stomatitis Health Record Software
People with stomatitis should keep health records to closely monitor their condition, track symptoms, and identify potential triggers. Maintaining a health journal allows individuals to record symptoms such as mouth sores, pain, and inflammation, enabling them to track the severity and frequency of outbreaks. By noting potential triggers, such as certain foods, stress, or exposure to irritants, they can identify patterns and make informed lifestyle adjustments to minimize flare-ups.
Additionally, keeping track of medications, dosages, and their responses can help in evaluating the effectiveness of treatments. Regular lab tests, such as blood tests and swabs, can be recorded to assess the progress of the condition and guide treatment decisions. Doctor visits and consultations should also be noted to maintain effective communication with healthcare providers and facilitate appropriate care coordination.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
Plan to avoid spicy and acidic #foods for the next few days to assess any improvement in symptoms. Will continue using the topical gel and practice good #oral_hygiene .
Woke up with multiple painful #mouth_sores on the inner cheeks and tongue. Experienced difficulty in eating and speaking due to the discomfort. Noticeable inflammation and redness around the affected areas.
Applied prescribed topical analgesic gel #Lidocaine on mouth sores after breakfast and before going to bed to alleviate pain.
Measured body #temperature and observed a mild elevation (99.2°F) that could be related to the mouth sores.
#blood_test results indicated no underlying systemic issues.
Scheduled a follow-up appointment with the dentist #Dr.Brown in two days to monitor the progress of the mouth sores and explore potential treatment options.
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.