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How do i get rid of my mouth ulcer in a day/night? it's affecting how much i eat.

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Oral ulcer: Many treatments otc glyoxide anesthetic and antiseptic useful. Salt water gargles helpful regretfully doubt gone in 24 hours.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Laser: Ulcers self-heal in 14 days from onset. If not it may be more serious than just an ulcer. If your Dentist treats with lasers, he/she may be able to eliminate the ulcer. If not, dab a little Milk of Magnesia or Benzocaine in Orabase (Orabase-B) onto the ulcer about 15 minutes before a meal.

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