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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience in Dentistry
Dental visit: True canker sores are helped by sme medications, but you need a dental visit to make sure that is what you have and to get a prescription

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience in Dentistry
Herpes virus: Usually the sore starts with a tingly sensation then may feel feverish and swollen then becomes painful and you will notice a raised blister or sore w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. LaMont Gee
50 years experience in Dentistry
canker sores: Canker sores usually last about 2 weeks and heal on their own. Your dentist should be able to help make the symptoms more bearable. Since other thin ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Canker sores: See> http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/causes/con-20021262
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Salt water swish: Early on, you can try a salt water or hydrogen peroxide swish and spit. If the symptoms persist past a few days or recur frequently, see your dentist ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Baking soda: You can apply a paste of baking soda right on the canker sore to promote healing - it will sting but it helps. You can also rinse with warm salt wate ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Canker sore: A canker sore is usually a bright red lesion in the mouth with an interior that may be yellow or white. They tend to be painful. Your dentist can diag ... Read More
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