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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: Canker sores develop on the inside of your mouth, including the inside (mucous membranes) of your lip. They do not occur on the outside skin of your l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience Family Medicine
Canker sores: Canker sores are most likely caused by a virus that lays dormant within your body. During times of stress the virus can cause one of these sores. Al ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Mostly time: The cause of canker sores is not well understood. It often occurs during times of stress in areas that get irritated from toothbrush, food or sharp to ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: Yes, you can get them on your tongue. No one knows exactly why they occur, but they are often secondary to an infection somewhere else in your body, o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Perelman
28 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores , called aphthous ulcers will usually go away in about 7-10 days.They can be very uncomfortable though while waiting for them to heal. Se ... Read More
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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.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
27 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: There are different sores that can appear on the gum tissues. Most are nothing to worry about; however, a dentist should visually evaluate the area fo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
38 years experience Dentistry
Topical tx or laser: Cold sores can be treated with a topical such as zovirax (acyclovir). There are also oral pills you can take to lessen the length of time the cold sor ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) go away on their own. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods. The pharmacies sell numerous medications to apply that work fa ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Aphthous sores: Time , takes 7-10 days most of the time. Doctor may give steroid paste (inflamation), Lidocaine solution (numbs sites), Peridex (antibacterial mouth w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Homemade rinse: I noticed a lot of questions about sores in the mouth today. Most of them are caused by viruses and will go away by themselves. Not from kissing! noth ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores are a type of mouth ulcer. They can be caused from viral infections, a mouth injury, aggresive tooth brushing, biting the cheek or tongu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Best way: Seek a dentist that use laser. Laser treatment for canker sores very easy for patient and very effective.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
A miserable issue: For sure. Canker: discontinue toothpaste that has sodium lauryl sulfate, limit acidic foods and try to avoid trauma of oral tissues w toothbrush/utens ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
The cause determines: The treatment for mouth sores depends upon the cause. Scratches, abrasions, irritations, bites vs. Infections vs gum inflammation, vs aphthous ulcers ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Virus and Stress: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) may be caused by a virus that stays inactive in your body until you are stressed or experience illness such as a cold. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Brand
36 years experience Dentistry
Unknown origin: We do not know what causes canker sores in each individual who has episodes of them. They are often related to stress, but can also be caused by cer ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
It depends: There ar a few causes. If it is herpes, then antivral therapy could help decrease symptoms and decrease relapses but not cure. Please go see your gy ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Do ALL of these : Take 1 200 mg Advil (ibuprofen) 4x/day w full meal or lots of liquids. Rinse 4x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Put Orthodontic Wax onto "sticker ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pyle
38 years experience Dentistry
Zilactin;Orabase: Mintox is for stomach acid and will probably have little effect on the canker sore (apthous ulcer). Zilactin (OTC) has tannic acid which tends to cau ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
CANKER SORES: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in mouth and make eating and talking uncomfortable.The exact cause is not known.Stress or tissue inj ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can get canker sores on the gums, cheeks, the soft palate (the back upper portion of your mouth) and very commonly on the tongue. They tend t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral ulcer treatment: Cause of oral ulcers unknown. Some cases related to the tooth paste detergent sodium lauryl sulfate so avoidance may help. Some cases related to celia ... Read More
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