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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
50 years experience Dentistry
Tincture of time: You can not make this ulcer heal faster. They are self limiting, do not spread & will heal on their own in 7-10 days. Some home remedies can make th ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thad Woodard
Specializes in Pediatrics
Can't: I am not aware of a proven effective method. If it is a canker sore it will resolve in a couple of days. If it doesn't or you have lots of "canker so ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Aphthae: Not herpes, no culture needed. See a dermatologist. Various treatments when troublesome. Silver nitrate stick helps some people. Colchicine. Many othe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience Dentistry
Well...it's not good: Important to know how long its been there and your history with them. If you get them frequently & they come and go and this is pretty normal for you ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
If you can see it: And access it with a cotton swab, try a product called zilactin (many pharmacies carry). Place a small drop on the small swab and apply a thin coatin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Options: Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. See physician if not r ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many causes: Epsteinn barr virus can cause this but there areany causes of canker sores. Please see your doctor for a diagnoses and treatment.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Aphthous ulcer: Try warm saline gargle for 1 week and it should resolve. Take advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin for the pain as needed.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Canker sore: The sore throat may be an early viral upper respiratory tract infection or impending head cold. At this time gargle with warm water or suck on lozenge ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Make sure: It is only benign canker sore , let his doctor or dentist check it , some tomes need culture , or even biopsy , to make sure it is not some thing mor ... Read More

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