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Internal Nose Sores and Oral Canker Sores

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Sores: Post nasal drip and canker sores are typically not related. However if you feel that you have sores in your throat, you need an evaluation.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Test: There are test that can determined if you have some type of deficiency that can cause the sores, if it is a oral herpes lesion it will come back again ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience Dentistry
Its a virus: The most common form of recurring ulcerations in the mouth are called apthous ulcers. They are caused by a virus similar to the herpes simplex 1 virus ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not cancer: If they are painful white ulcers that heal in a short time, they aren't cancer. You're not at much increased risk from this short time chewing and I a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Canker sores can be caused by many things. There is something prescribed called "magic mouthwash" which you could ask your doctor or dentist to prescr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Depends: A true canker sore is an auto-immune condition that is not contagious. It can occur as a result of different types of stress. However, a herpetic ulce ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes they can.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu answered
23 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Some ways: The exact cause of canker sores is unknown. Reduce stress in ur life, make sure u don't have an ill-fitting denture, and make sure u have a balanced d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Truong Nguyen
17 years experience Dentistry
Yes normal: Try not to bite your tongue.

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