A 31-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i have a terrible canker sore on my uvula and it won't go away. why is this?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If it lasts more than a week, see a doctor or dentist.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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