A 49-year-old male asked:
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canker sore caused by intubation equipment causing trauma under tounge on back right gum near back tooth. normal? treatment? it's been over 2 wks

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Shortly: rinse, gargle, time will usually resolve in 2-3 weeks unless ongoing trauma
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Sore: If it's been a full 2 weeks and the sore is still there it's probably not a canker sore. May be tissue that was irritated during your procedure. Pleased have your Dentist physically examine the area and advise you.
Answered on Jun 9, 2017

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