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Canker sore uvula

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
45 years experience
Bland diet: Nothing too hot or spicy to eat, otherwise you will continue to irritate it. Often, they may take up to 7 days to heal, on their own.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 44 years experience
Some may: Some doctors may prescribe a pain med for you if the canker sore is extremely large. A medicated rinse containing a mixture of a local anesthetic and... Read More
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry 34 years experience
Usually NSAIDS work: I routinely prescribe nsaids to control pain from canker sores during the 3-5 days that they are uncomfortable. In rare cases, called "major aphthae" ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
3 things: Warm salt water rinses, otc pain medication such as advil, Motrin or aleve, (naproxen) and give it some time. Sufficient rest and good nutrition is al... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
A Verified Doctoranswered
Dentistry 38 years experience
Diet also important: Dr sandler gave some good advice.. Also avoid spicy and acidic foods and drinks until your throat feels better.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Canker sore: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Canker sores: These, if that is what you really have, are of unknown cause and will not respond to antibiotics. If your doctor was giving you Flonase it suggest the... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
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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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Eidman
Dentistry 39 years experience
Canker sore: Dental lasers can safely and effectively heal a canker sore-- usually immediately. Go see a dentist who is familiar with this type of procedure.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Canker sore: If it's a true canker sore, it will go away in 5-14 days on its own. Avoid spicy and acidic foods. There are numerous otc medications\ointments a... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
39 years experience
Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea... Read More
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