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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Have it evaluated: An ulceration that has not resolved in 2 weeks needs to be evaluated as the the cause and proper treatment. Call an oral surgeon for an appointment.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Get a biopsy. That's way too long for normal healing. Don't mess around with oral ulcers that last more than a couple weeks. See your dentist soon ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Wounds that do not heal in a short period of time are not normal. Have it evaluated and treated.
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
Probably: If it were originally caused by trauma and got bigger than normal and then was continually irritated because of it's size then maybe not. But, otherw ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities..: Many questions arise. Some are...Did a dentist operate on it? Was it biopsied? Its color? Its location? What medications? We as dentists see a ga ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Insufficient info: Rather than have us try to guess what you have and why, i think that you should see an oral surgeon to determine what you have and what can be done to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Cause: What was determined to be the cause of the ulcer? Most lesions resolve on their own in about two weeks. Your dentist apparently feels it is not seriou ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Surinder Yadav
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Need tests: It probably needs a thorough evaluation including doing some blood tests which would look for infections, inflammatory conditions, or connective tissu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Irritation: Physical irritation can cause the virus responsible for your ulcers to become active. Please see your Dentist for examination, evaluation, and treatm ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Boryc
Specializes in Dentistry
See your dentist: An ulcer of a small size and short duration , perhaps a few days, might be best monitored. Your lesion while small should have resolve long before 3 ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor/dentist: Have this examined and diagnosed by a professional. Might be syphilis, gonorrhea, other. Go soon and get evaluated. Good luck.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Could be a chancre sore, apthous ulcer, tonsillitis, virus or strep. See your doctor as soon as you can!

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