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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It depends on the cause/how far back in the throat/general health/smoking habits/oral habits if the cause was mechanical, then it should heal on its ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Throat ulcer: Usually ulcers which although quite annoying and painful, are self limited and resolve on their own in 10 to 14 days. If recurrent they should be eval ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
At age 50...: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, irritants, etc... Sometimes, it can be difficult to tell what the cause is ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor. : Try taking Pepcid (famotidine) 20mg twice a day for the heartburn. (or generic equivalent). However, getting ulcers in your throat can sometimes be d ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience Dentistry
Oral cream: Use orabase or similar oral creams or a waterlase laser dentist can treat it with the laser.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
12 years experience Dentistry
Hygiene and rest: I assume the mouth ulcer is so-called canker sore whick will heal in 7-10 days if it is not infected secondarily. Keeping the area clean via thorou ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Ulcer: A rather loose term. Can be one of literally hundreds of reasons for the lesion. See yourDentist for evaluation and appropriate course of treatment.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Prevent trigger: See prior answers relating to these for much more discussion. Each person usually finds that certain things trigger them, e.g. Citrus fruits, lack of ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Remedy: Topical Benzocaine will work to temporarily sooth the ulcer. Is this an isolated episode? Do ulcers occur in your mouth often? If so, this suggests an ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lysine: One of the most common causes of frequent mount ulcers are apthous ulcers. Apthous ulcers can be triggered by stress or by diet. One of the easiest th ... Read More
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