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can you pop a canker sore on your tongue

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Canker sore: Consult an oral surgeon to find out what's causing your canker sores.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Trauma?: It could just be an injury or burn (these are often caused by Aspirin left in contact with oral mucosa for too long). If this has been a single isolat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See dentist: To make sure there is not an abscess in a tooth or a gum infection.
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Try: Try Orabase or Orajel. Make sure it's the variety that contains Benzocaine. Dab onto sore spot with a Q-tip. If lesion is not gone in 7-10 days cal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wexler
22 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Time & Ointments: Canker sores are caused for unkown reasons and cold sores are caused from a viral infection. Both can look the same, but size and location can distin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
10-14 days: That's the usual course of eruptions.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Sure about that?: Are you sure it's a canker sore? There is not much you can do to make them heal quicker. Avoid hot and spicy foods, you can rinse with salt water or ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
31 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: A dentist can help you with the pain and can help speed healing time if. It is a canker sore. A visual exam will confirm the problem and get you on y ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
AnotherDingForWhitey: White in the mouth usually means dead tissue, like black when on the rest of the body. Yes, a canker sore should hurt, but not always. Especially if i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Are you sure it is a canker sore? How long has it been present? Need to have it checked to rule out pathology.

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