A member asked:

Does anyone know, after you first get a canker sore, what stages does it go through?

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Dr. Christopher Tiu answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Herpes virus stages: Canker sore is a herpes virus and likes all other virus use your cell as a factory and replicate itself to reproduce. Over the counter medicine, abrevia, stops virus from infecting form one cell to the other, works the best during early stages. Acyclovir, a prescription medications, also works really well. Call your dentist pr primary care providerto schedule an appointment to get treated.

Answered 10/4/2016

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