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Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Irritating: While a dilute salt water rinse can promote healing and comfort, concentrated salt will irritate exposed nerves in an ulcerated wound and really get y ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
BMS treatment: Because no underlying cause of BMS has been identified, treatment of BMS has usually been symptomatic. The pharmacological therapy is the treatment of ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Citrus sensitivity: you may be either sensitive to the citric acid or allergic to pineapple:I advise staying away from citrus until seen by an allergist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: This can be very troublesome. I had herpangina and this was the worst aspect of the illness (lasted for months), and many people have it much more sev ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Sure: But everybody sleeps at least part of the night with the mouth open--that's why your body shuts down saliva flow while sleeping. The "whiteness" can b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Yes: The mucosa in the mouth is extremely sensitive and extreme temperatures as well as friction can cause oral ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food for about ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: It's not normal for your mouth to itch from a cold. You must have another condition. If it persists see your md.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: That is not a problem. A person can swallow all the viruses coming from his own cold sore on his lip, and he'll still be just fine.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: This sounds like acid reflux, you should see your doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Lip cold sores: Are caused from the herpes virus. Mouth lesions can also be from that virus but they can also be apthous stomatitis ulcers that are not viral in their ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: Nasal drainage goes down the back of the throat behind the tonsils does not come into the mouth.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
40 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Water absorption: the water molecule is too large to permeate through the tissue in the mouth. the water will only wet the surface of either the tongue or the soft tiss ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Cheek retractors: We use cheek retractors to spread out the lips, not the gums.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Angular cheilitis is caused by saliva in a deep crease of skin at the corner of the mouth. Usually the saliva gets there during sleep. Some of the irr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oral ulcers: I don't know of any viruses that cause all of these symptoms, but herpetic ulcers can be seen in the mouth and throat. It is possible that ulcers can ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Typically - no: Usually all you get is a burn. However, herpes can be activated by trauma. We sometimes see patients develop a herpetic cluster at the injection site ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
TMJoint issue: There are many causes of jaw joint pain. It could range from excessive gum chewing or biting on something really hard to chronic issues from bruxism, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
Se below: No but it is an irritant for the lining epithelium and if you also drink that compunds the problem-so you can get focal ulcerations from smoking.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Without actually seeing what you are referring to, what you describe is often they are blocked salivary ducts and are small areas filled with saliva.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: The cause of canker sores is not well understood. It often occurs during times of stress in areas that get irritated from toothbrush, food or sharp to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
There : There are other issues that can cause this. There is a thought that some vitamin and mineral deficiencies can cause mouth pain. There is actually a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Helps: It depends on the sore, but canker sores are helped with salt water gargling. Too much salt in the solution can sting. It is thought that the salt so ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Definitely yes: White tongue can occur when there is a buildup or coating of bacteria and debris on the surface of the tongue due to dehydration, diabetes, dry mouth, ... Read More
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