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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are some ways to get rid of mouth sores?

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Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry 26 years experience
Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. . Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What do I do to get rid of mouth sores?

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Dr. Stephen Gordon
undefined 43 years experience
Colgate Orabase: With Benzocaine will "numb" the area and protect it too. Apply with a clean finger or q-tip. Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you get canker sores frequently, try using a toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulfate (sls) such as fluoridex without sls. See your dentist too . As they can use a laser to speed up healing.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth sores?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
From what?: There are different kinds of mouth sores, traumatic, aphthous, and some related to other dental or medical conditions. The type and cause determines the best treatment. It's best in these cases to see a dentist who can diagnose it and then give you the best\proper advice.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How do you get rid of mouth sores from hot pizza?

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Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Wait...: If you mean blisters on the roof of your mouth, they should be gone in a couple days.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How can you get rid of the sores in your bf's mouth?

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Dr. Richard Leaderman
Periodontics 49 years experience
Use Canker Cover: Painful mouth sores are usually canker sores (aphthous ulcer) which are found on the inside of your cheek, under your tongue, the tip of your tongue, or the roof of your month. They will usually go away in 7 - 10 days. There are many natural remedies, but i like canker cover by quantum health, which is a patch that will cover the sore. If you have a lot of sores you should see your dentist.

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