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A 48-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 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 46 years experience
I stand corrected, read it as a cold sore.
May 25, 2014

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Why is my belly button sore and irritated?

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Umbilical discomfort: Your umbilicus (belly button) can be sore for numerous reasons, but the most common are: 1. You are washing it either too much, or 2. You are washing to too little. If, however, you are pregnant, then it is common for pressure to build up and push out the umbilicus, which can also cause discomfort. Lastly, my may have an umbilical hernia.
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Vitamin B6: Vitamin B6 may help decrease breast tenderness in early pregnancy. Most of the tenderness later in pregnancy may be related to increased breast size without upgrading to a bigger, better bra.
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Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

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Common complaint: We don't know why this happens but almost all pregnant women do complain of this odd sensation around their bellybuttons.
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How can I expedite a sore muscle recovery?

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Stretch: Stretch the muscle out, drink lots of water, massage them and take an anti-inflammatory like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) as long as you arent allergic to either one. Avoid things that hurt (such as running, etc) until you are back to your usual self.
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I used peroxide for a tooth ache will it help or not?

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It depends .: Toothache can occur due to various reasons. If you have decay, peroxide will not help. If the problem is due to gums being inflamed, peroxide might help to some extent. You need to see a dentist asap.

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