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Are there meds and or oral rinse for canker sores?

Are there meds and or oral rinse for canker sores?

Canker sores : Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Topical medications otc applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation. Rec.: if not comfortable see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

A very common herpes virus ...Read more


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Could oral sex cause canker sores?

Depends: A true canker sore is an auto-immune condition that is not contagious. It can occur as a result of different types of stress. However, a herpetic ulcer can be mistaken to be a canker sore. Herpetic ulcers are contagious and can be transmitted by oral sex. ...Read more

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Can canker sores spread through oral sex?

Can canker sores spread through oral sex?

Not likely: Canker sores have not been proven to be caused by a virus or bacteria, and they are not contagious, or a sign of any other disease. ...Read more

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Can canker sores come from giving oral sex?

Can canker sores come from giving oral sex?

Canker sores: Or aphthous stomatitis typically is more often a stress induced / trauma or of unknown etiology. Oral herpes, however, can arise from oral sex. Always be cautious. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can canker sores be transmitted sexually? (Ex oral sex)

Can canker sores be transmitted sexually? (Ex oral sex)

Canker sore: Canker sores are not caused by viruses so they are not transmitted by contact. But there are other kinds of sores that are viral and could be transmitted. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get canker sores the morning after performing oral sex?

Yes: Canker sores may be due to hsv 1 (common) or hsv 2 (not usually). Oral sex can transmit the virus via body fluids. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between oral herpes and canker sores?

How can I tell the difference between oral herpes and canker sores?

Location and appeara: Herpetic lesions occur on the lip borders. And are usually solitary lesionsprimary herpes can occur in multiple oral locations and this one time event can be associated w/ fever, malaise, and mouth pain. Herpetic lesions start out like a pimple which then bursts and becomes crater like, with a slimy exudate, canker sores are on oral mucosa, are red w a white ring, and don't have the exudate. ...Read more

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Can Zicam oral spray cause canker sores and gum irritation?

Can Zicam oral spray cause canker sores and gum irritation?

It's very unlikely: the canker sores to be caused by Zicam oral spray as Zicam is used by some practitioners for treatment of canker sores. ...Read more

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Mouth/oral problems question. What can I do to prevent recurrent canker sores?

Mouth/oral problems question. What can I do to prevent recurrent canker sores?

Some ways: The exact cause of canker sores is unknown. Reduce stress in ur life, make sure u don't have an ill-fitting denture, and make sure u have a balanced diet without deficiency of some essential vitamins, such as vit b, folic acid, or iron, will help. When it is really bad and frequent, u need to see ur doctor. Certain diseases, such as autoimmune diseases need to be ruled out. ...Read more