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home remedies for canker sore on the tonsils

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Lavin
41 years experience Pediatrics
None proven: There are no therapies that actually cure canker sores, so find something soothing to provide comfort as you heal.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reza Emami
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: You can use over the counter rinses such as Orajel or Peroxyl as needed, and follow up with your primary care provider within 1 week if not improved, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Alder
46 years experience Dentistry
Consider this: There are several over the counter medications developed to control canker sores. For those who prefer not to medicate you may try hene laser. The spo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas V. Dembski
40 years experience Dentistry
Warm saltwater.: Warm saltwater rinses 3-5/day will help reduce inflammation and make the area more comfortable. Ibuprofen 400mg every 4 hrs will do the same. Ice dir ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore : If it is a canker sore, it will heal on its own in 7-10 days. If it does not heal after 10 days, have it examined by your dentist, oral surgeon, or a ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes, very painful. Get treatment tips here: http://healthbooklet.hubpages.com/hub/All-You-Need-to-Know-About-Canker-Sore-on-Tonsil-Tissues
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Are you sure?: Are you sure it is a canker sore? Canker sores are painful ulcers. If it isn't painful, it may be a tonsil stone or a growth. Tonsil stones cause b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or other virus (antibiotics not needed), or some other cause like aller ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tonsil sore: Yes you can have a sore on your tonsil, . Garggle with salt and water to soothe it.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Canker sore: There is not much to do, salt ANS water garggling soothes it, it should resolve on its own.

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