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A 48-year-old member asked:

Does lidocaine hydrochloride oral topical solution, 2 percent heal my canker sore?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Nope: Acyclovir is cheap & effective. No more ulcers for you! ok? Good.
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
acyclovir is not for canker sores
May 26, 2014
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: it is for pain relief only. Do not use Abreva
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I stand corrected, read it as a cold sore.
May 25, 2014
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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