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A 32-year-old member asked:

after using peroxide i have sore mouth?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Peroxide…: Can be irritating to tissues. Try diluting it with warm salt water &/or mouthwash. If pain persists, see fp or dentist for exam & treatment.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

What can be done for a sore in the mouth?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Probably little: Generally these small ulcers are painful and we do not know the cause, but they clear up in about a week. On the other hand they may be due to herpes simplex virus, syphilis can produce mouth ulcers, as can coxsackie virus. Without seeing it and having more information the best advice is that if it persists, have it seen by your primary care doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What can I do about a really bad sore in my mouth?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
See your doctor: Many different causes ranging from infection to irritation or a sign of other illness. See your doctor or dentist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:

Please I have a sore mouth, kindly advise on causes and treatment?

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Dr. Mark Gordon
Colon and Rectal Surgery 54 years experience
It depends.: Someone needs to examine your mouth for the cause. Either your doctor or your dentist.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What can I eat with a sore mouth?

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Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Why is Mouth Sore?: How long has your mouth been sore? Do you need to see a dentist? Are your teeth the cause? Your gums? I would say eat liquids and soft foods. Avoid spicy foods.
A 18-year-old female asked:

What is this dark red sore in my mouth?

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Dr. Fay Gyapong
Dentistry 31 years experience
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 evaluation and anticipate the possibility of being referred to a pathologist.

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