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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: If there is trauma to the sore there can be some bleeding into the sore. This will give a dark appearance. Have your dentist take a look as sometim ... Read More
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Dr. Kyle Shank
13 years experience Dentistry
Rarely: Canker sores may occasionally turn a bit dark while healing, but not usually black. See your dentist to have it evaluated.
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Dr. Marianna Post
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Cancer sores or aphthous stomatitis is in a lot of cases a recurrent problem, most of people who develop it have genetic predisposition to it. The ca ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Black center: Black center may be a little bit of dried blood. It should disappear as the canker sore heals. If not, see your Dentist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Mc Allister
Specializes in Dentistry
Debacterol: There are different products that can be used to help with the discomfort of canker sores. Everything from a topical anesthetic, laser energy, silver ... Read More
Dr. Marguerite Myers
45 years experience Dentistry
Debacterol: Debacterol is a great canker sore treatment. It uses chemical cauterization of the wound. It is extremely effective.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Healing canker sore: Good day; Some OTC canker sore medications use a mild cautery or caustics to deaden nerve endings and lessen symptoms. After a few days the dead tis ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Two problems: 1. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. The cause is unknown. These lesions are bumpy and painful. Topical medications OTC applied directly, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
21 years experience Dentistry
No: Canker sores are sores in the mouth, also known as apthous ulcers. A sore and/or ulcer by your vagina is potentially one of many things, commonly an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
11 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores can be caused by a number of things, toothpaste additives, autoimmune attack, smoking, stress, hormones, allergies etc.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Canker Sores: Pain from a canker sore generally lessens in a few days and the sores usually heal without treatment in about a week or two. If sores are large, painf ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: There are many otc medications that you can apply. Ask your local pharmacist what he\she recommends. If that is not enough to keep you comfortable, se ... Read More

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