A member asked:

Hi, i have a very painful canker sore on my uvula and before that i had tonsillitis and it's good now and treated. i can't eat, please help?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist for laser treatment, immediate solution.

Answered Jul 27, 2015


Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Any oral lesion that has not completely cleared in 2 weeks must be investigated. Please see your Dentist. Your Dentist can determine the cause of the lesion.n Once the cause has been determined, there are treatments available to relieve your pain.

Answered Dec 24, 2019



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