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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dapper
36 years experience Dentistry
Maintain oral hygien: Maintain good oral hygiene. Warm saline rinses may be beneficial. Your pharmacy may also have over the counter remedies. All ulcers should be checked ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Ointments: There are several prescription ointments for canker sores that sooth and heal. There is also an ointment called kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase th ... Read More
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Keep it clean: Keep it clean to avoid bacterial infection. Use orajel or chloraseptic spray (benzocain topical) for comfort. Avoid sharp, crunchy and spicy food (t ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Aphthous ulcers: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. Howeve ... Read More
Dr. Kini Tran
Dr. Kini Tran answered
18 years experience Dentistry
Maybe for 2 weeks : Hello katie, the apthous ulcer will usually go away in 2 weeks if you don't do anything. If you rinse with listerine (purple or green bottle) w ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Canker sores: Canker sores are not pleasant and can be painful and uncomfortable. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Needs to be seen: Could be viral, bacterial, or fungal. You need to see your Dentist as soon as the ulceration appears for a differential diagnosis and treatment plan.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Bump on same spot: How long does it last? Is it painful? In either case i would see the MD who did the surgery when the bump is present so they can see it and evaluate ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Need to see doctor: You should be seen by ENT consultant as this may have several possibilities , ulcer may be benign or other etiology to rule out. Some time abx can giv ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
DDS consultation: See your dentist. Can be an irritation or a burn or something that needs a consultation with an ENT. Start with the dentist and see what the problem e ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Prob viral: This is most likely a viral etiology, but to be sure, if it does not disappear completely in the next ten days, then see your DR. It has to go away e ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
In your case: In your case obviously not. Important that you be seen by the appropriate specialist, in your case an Ear/Nose/Throat specialist, for differential d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Need More Info: Ulcerated areas in the oral cavity can be related to a number of different causes. With your history of having them once or twice a week, a more thor ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
Need exam: Oral ulceration or known as apthous uclers is common and can be benign, though they are conditions that may have associated pathologies including chro ... Read More
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