A 34-year-old female asked:
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I have canker sores on my left cheek, my checks are swelleda little, so it's my gland on that side, the area around my eye on that side is sensitive to the touch. Is that normal with canker sores?

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Dr. Andrew Le
Dr. Andrew Le answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Aphthous ulcer: Also known as canker sores. Yes it sounds like your typical one. Try gargling salt water three times per day and some otc gel medications. Usually these resolve after a week or two. Take care and please let me know if you have any further questions. Andrew Le MD
Answered on Nov 18, 2015
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