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i have this white hole sore in my mouth what is it

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fay Gyapong
30 years experience Dentistry
Dark red sore: You did not mention the duration of the lesion or if there was any trauma associated with the lesion etc. You should visit your dentist for an evaluat ... Read More

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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Aphthous : It could be aphthous . If not getting better or persisting you should see a dentist or oral surgeon to rule out cancers.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If it is from the he: Herpes virus then PO Valtrex (valacyclovir) the dose is 2 grams now and 2 grams in 12 hours please call your gyn.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Cold sores: also known as fever blisters are pretty common and lots of people get them. They are clusters of small blisters on the lip and outer edge of the mouth ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Colds, flu: The only significant risks are for common cold, influenza, and other mostly minor viral infection. And these risks are no different with or without an ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try salt water: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cre ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Alder
46 years experience Dentistry
Get it checked: Any lesion that persists for 2 weeks should be examined and diagnosed. You may be contagious too.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Eidman
36 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: Dental lasers can safely and effectively heal a canker sore-- usually immediately. Go see a dentist who is familiar with this type of procedure.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Keep it clean: A sore represents only the symptom. You must locate the underlying cause and treat them if possible. Palliative treatment for comfort includes keep ... Read More

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