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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Ulcers: How do you know for sure that they are aphthous ulcers? Best to see a physician or dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment advice. Salt wate ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Try NSAIDs: and/or a numbing throat spray. It should heal in 7 - 10 days. If not better see a dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
LIKELY VIRAL,: IT WILL SUBSIDE. YOU COULD ASK YOUR DOCTOR FOR PRESCRIPTION ANTIVIRAL MEDICATION IF HERPES PRESENT.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No, would not make a: Diagnostic conclusion based on this. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ulcer on uvula: Ulcers on the uvula can be due to aphthous ulcers (canker sores), infections both viral and bacterial, drugs and certain diseases such as Behcet's dis ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ulcer: Probable apthous ulcer. Prednisone would probably be effective. As little as 20mg once a day for three days. No smoking, alcohol, mouthwashes, acidic ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
May or may not: Ulcers may or may not be related. Can be viral, bacterial, and/or fungal. May not be ulcers, bat may be other types of oral lesions. See an expert. ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk to your doc?: Seems like a communication mismatch. You have pain and ulcers and he says there is nothing? With your Hx would consider that swallowing problem might ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mild food/liquids: Any type of food that does not irritate it can be consumed. Avoid spicy hot, or rough texture food. Cold is probably OK. Try small amount first to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: What are the ulcers do to? If this is aphthous ulcers they may there for up to 10 days or so. You cannot remove this. It can be cauterized if too p ... Read More

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