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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: That all really depends on the type of sore. Sores can occur for a variety of reasons, trauma, viral infection, autoimmune response, bacterial infecti ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
It happens: To get the most from this site you provide background information on the problem and ask a related question. The docs on the site donate their time, a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Very simple: H2o2 hydrogen peroxide use on swab to clean the area ..
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
Frequent mouth sores: While the occasional minor mouth sore is a normal inconvenience, frequent mouth sores (especially several large ones at once) can be the sign of an au ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Get seen: This is lupus, Behcet's, or agranulocytosis until proved otherwise. If it's herpangina, it will self-cure. If it's pemphigus, it's a long-term managem ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: You need to visit a dentist to diagnose the type of mouth sore since there are several. Once diagnosed, treatment can be recommended.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
First Cause: It all depends on what is the cause of the mouth sores. This has to be diagnosed before this answer can be valid.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
My favorite:: Mix together equal amounts of milk of magnesia or kaopectate and benadryl (diphenhydramine). Milk of magnesia and kaopectate both contain ingredients ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Mouth sores: Depends on the cause. If you are asking about the garden variety cold sore then try a rinse made of 50% water and 50% hydrogen peroxide. Rinse 3x/day ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Diagnosis needed: In order to even list the possible causes of "mouth sores" would require a list too large to even list on this site. The "cure" if there was one (or ... Read More
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