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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
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
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
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
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
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
36 years experience Dentistry
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If it lasts more than a week, see a doctor or dentist.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Canker sores: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The dental laser offers immediate relief from the pain of the ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No other : Symptoms? Like fever or headache? Sounds like a virus. Doesn't sound like a strep throat but if worried get a throat swab for a rapid strep.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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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