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Canker sore help me in so much pain!?

Canker sore help me in so much pain!?

Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to treat canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. http://tinyurl.com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. http://tinyurl.com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

Are small, benign but painful ulcers of the mouth and throat. They generally resolve on their own in 10-14 days. There are various over the counter remedies that ...Read more


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I have had this canker sore for a week?

I have had this canker sore for a week?

Canker sore : Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a canker sore?

What are the symptoms of a canker sore?

Canker sore: Canker sores are white ulcerations, or crater,with a red border usually on the floor of your mouth, or the area where your cheek meets the gum tissues. They last about a week and will heal naturally. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a canker sore.?

Describe the features of a canker sore.?

Mouth ulcer: Ulcer or opening in the normal mucosal barrier of the mouth usually about half the size of a dime...Much like a brush burn which is a break in the skin barrier it can be painful .... Multiple possibilties as to the etiology...If it is chronic non urgent medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest way to heal a canker sore?

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Can a canker sore bleed?

Can a canker sore bleed?

Canker sore: A canker sore is a white ulcerated area in your mouth. If it is traumatized by eating something hard then bleeding may occur from the trauma. A canker sore by itself will not bleed. If there is bleeding or ot does not heal within 10 days see a doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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Why is my canker sore bleeding?

Why is my canker sore bleeding?

Raw tissue: The tissue (mucosa) is very irritated and thin which causes bleeding. ...Read more

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How csn you prevent a canker sore?

Antiviral medication: Difficult to completely prevent and may need to continually take a antiviral med that can suppress the virus that causes the sores. If concerned see a provider for care. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a canker sore bleed?

Please tell me, could a canker sore bleed?

Usually not: Canker sores do not usually bleed. They tend to be fairly painful especially when exposed to spicy and/or acidic foods and usually heal on their own within 10-14 days. Any oral lesion present for longer than 14 days needs to be evaluated by a dentist and/or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for or ease the pain of a canker sore?

What's recommended as a cure for or ease the pain of a canker sore?

Many: Try to keep area clean, cover it with otc products like zilactine ointments, look foe causes like ill fitting dental appliances or sharp teeth edges, maintain good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of canker sore?

How can I get rid of canker sore?

Debacterol: A medicament known as debacterol is effective, and immediately relieves the pain ...Read more

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Need home remedy for a canker sore?

Need home remedy for a canker sore?

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. ...Read more

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What will help canker sore on gums?

What will help canker sore on gums?

B vitamins: Swish and spit with peroxide and mouthwash will help. (may sting a bit). Homeopathic rhus toxicodendron will help. Recurrent canker sores will improve with a vitamin b complex as well. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a canker sore?

How do you get rid of a canker sore?

Canker sores: Canker sores will heal naturally in 7 -10 days. OTC products for canker sore can provide some relief, see your dentist to talk about prevention ...Read more

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Can you get canker sore on top gums?

Can you get canker sore on top gums?

Yes: Yes, you can get canker sores on the gums, cheeks, the soft palate (the back upper portion of your mouth) and very commonly on the tongue. They tend to be round, white or gray in color, and have a red edge or border around them. Citrus fruits and acidic fruits and vegetables can exacerbate or trigger them, as can dental trauma or even braces. They generally heal within a week or two. ...Read more

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How can you relieve canker sore pain?

In office treatment: There are several products available to medical and dental professionals to treat canker sores in the office. These products cauterize the sore and relieve the pain almost immediately. These products are not available otc but are a great option to have if the sore is located in a particularly painful area of the mouth. If the sore lasts more than 10 days see your dentist. ...Read more

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Need help getting rid of a canker sore?

Need help getting rid of a canker sore?

Laser treatment: It will work better before it becomes a blister, however it will reduce the healing time. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a canker sore today?

No quick cure: Canker sores are caused by a virus and take time to heal. This takes typically 7-10 days to run its course. Usually when you notice the cold sore the virus has been going for 3 days as its caused by a virus antibiotics dont help. Best treatment is to place an antiviral ointment (prescription needed) on the cold sore and avoid licking or touching it during the healing period. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of a canker sore?

Couple of meds: Herpecin-l is an over the counter chapstick type medication. Zovirax (acyclovir) is good if the canker sore is from herpes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a forming canker sore?

How can I get rid of a forming canker sore?

Laser treatment: The canker sore can be treated with a lase to eliminate the pain and allow the sore to heal quickly. ...Read more

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