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Black canker sore

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
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
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rarely: Canker sores may occasionally turn a bit dark while healing, but not usually black. See your dentist to have it evaluated.
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 18 years experience
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 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
Dentistry 46 years experience
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
Prosthodontics 54 years experience
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
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Canker Sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulce... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Tissue damage: Canker sores self-heal in 10 days to 2 weeks. Your well meaning but over-zealous attempts at self-treatment did damage to your tissues and may leave ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
Dentistry 22 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 42 years experience
Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel su... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 46 years experience
Not long: 7-10 days.
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