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A 44-year-old member asked:

Are there sure ways to get rid of this mouth ulcer thing?

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Dr. Randall Stastny
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 34 years experience
Lysine: One of the most common causes of frequent mount ulcers are apthous ulcers. Apthous ulcers can be triggered by stress or by diet. One of the easiest things to try is adding the supplement lysine to your diet. If the lysine does not help then you should see an oms or dentist for further help.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

How might i get rid of , or soothe this mouth ulcer?

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Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Remedy: Topical Benzocaine will work to temporarily sooth the ulcer. Is this an isolated episode? Do ulcers occur in your mouth often? If so, this suggests another condition. Warm salt water rinses will help. Get the ulcer diagnosed to determine the cause and appropriate treatment.
A 49-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
Depending on the : Cause of the lesion, most are self limiting and heal typically in about ten days. Symptomatic treatment / relief can be attained using Benzocaine in orabase (available over the counter) or some topical numbing agent. Ask your pharmacy or dentist. If the ulcer is due to an infective tooth related area - see your dentist promptly. Hope this helps.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How can I get rid of an inner mouth ulcer?

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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
See a Dentist: See a dentist who has a laser and they can treat your ulcer. If you rinse with salt water, after a period of approximately 10 days most ulcers heal. Your dentist may apply a topical medicament for temporary relief.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Tell me how do you get rid of a mouth ulcer?

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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. Then rub orajel on the sore. 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.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What do I do to get rid of a mouth ulcer quickly?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Comfortable: Anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time.

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