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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
10 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores can be caused by a number of things, toothpaste additives, autoimmune attack, smoking, stress, hormones, allergies etc.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Canker Sores: Pain from a canker sore generally lessens in a few days and the sores usually heal without treatment in about a week or two. If sores are large, painf ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: There are many otc medications that you can apply. Ask your local pharmacist what he\she recommends. If that is not enough to keep you comfortable, se ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
It can: Alum placed on canker sore can make them less painful and heal a little faster. Some people are sensitive to the sodium laurryl sulfate or sls in too ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: If there is trauma to the sore there can be some bleeding into the sore. This will give a dark appearance. Have your dentist take a look as sometim ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Prevention: 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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You can't: It is like saying how can i remove a hole. On the other hand, you may possibly hasten the healing.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not long: 7-10 days.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Canker sores?: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. Howev ... Read More
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