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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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Left sided throat : You may also have allergies and sleep on your left side. The left side will be irritated if you are draining all night long and sleeping on that side ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: I am wondering if the pain you are experiencing is because of the pain of the canker sore. If you are not already, try one of the numbing pastes or l ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
White patch: That's what Dentistds and Physicians spend all that time in school learning to do. Many lesions look similar to =other lesions. If it bothers you, see ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Underbrink
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Supportive care: Canker sores are either related to a healing spot of damaged tissue (eg, tooth bite) or a viral reactivation. Supportive care is all that is required ... Read More
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Apthous ulcers and herpes can occur in the throat. Herpes in the throat is known herpes esophagitis, herpes of the throat or esophagus is extremely r ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: A true canker sore is a local auto-immune condition that results from different types of stress. It usually doesn't "spread" as you describe. If you h ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
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