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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
39 years experience Orthodontics
Canker Sores: You may be irritating the sore on the inside of your cheek if it is inflamed and you are chronically biting it. Often times, this may elicit feelings ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: Canker sores are not an infection so antibiotics will not help them heal. It will heal in 7-10 days without treatment. Avoid acidic and spicy foods.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaime Quejada
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7-10 days: Is normal time period for canker sores to spontaneously heal. Otc canker sore aids will help. See your dentist if it persists over 10 days.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
No: 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
A guess only!: You might be associating the opening of your salivary duct which looks like a small bump to the canker sore, when in fact, it was there all the time. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
Take It Seriously: It's highly unlikely that you've developed a serious oral problem from using spit tobacco just 10 times. However, it's quite possible that you're havi ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Cheek Tissue: P;ease see your dentist. This could be an abscess or a large canker sore. Your dentist will be able to determine which it is and solve the problem. L ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
Possibly!: Alcohol is an irritant to mucosal tissue. Depends on your particular sensitivity and on the Proof of the drink and how many exposures to it you've had ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
31 years experience Dentistry
Many things: Red areas like that are often somthing as simple as minor trauma, such as biting your cheek. A simple rule of thumb fir mouth lesions is anything that ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Canker sores: are not pleasant and can be very painful. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is id ... Read More
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