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can a canker sore bleed

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes, but you hardly see it, because saliva would clear it. More often you only see open "ulcers".

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: I assume it is on your lip. As they heal and scab over they sometimes bleed if the scab cracks. A little vasoline put on with your finger helps.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron E. Bell
44 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It can: If it is very large, then bleeding may occur. There are many mouth ulcers called canker sores , so a professional diagnosis is important to rule out e ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Alum: Generally stops bleeding.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It needs a doctors e: A doctor's examination is needed as a canker sore is different things to different folks. Only a physician can help you sort it out as bleeding is un ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
It can if: It is traumatized (picked at) etc - depending on location. Use a rinse like peroxyl (otc) and see your dentist. Hope this helps.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not a problem : Bleeding doesn't often happen but it's not dangerous because these ulcers are very close of the blood supply underneath the tissue
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Periodontal disease: Your gums may be sensitive to the fruit acids especially if you have periodontitis, the disease that affects the tissues surrounding the tooth.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: Kissing, oral sex, or other exposures to saliva are no risk for HIV. Saliva inhibits the virus. In theory, a canker sore might slightly increase the r ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Ulcer canker sore: For an open wound the ulcer might become more sore with your paste and open and bleed. You can apply a drying med, over the counter, Camphophenique to ... Read More

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