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Best way to get rid of canker sores?

Best way to get rid of canker sores?

Canker sore: If you have a canker sore ( aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times a day. Another option is to swish a mix of 1 part milk of magnesia ; 1 part liquid Benadryl in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Nsaid's or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for. ...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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Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Valacyclovir: If it is a herpes lesion, it initially will feel like an itching or burning sensation. The lesion will appear like a cluster of grapes. If you start taking the valacyclovir right away the sore will go away within a couple of days. If not the blisters will break, the skin will crust over and after a week to ten days it will heal. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of canker sores?

What is the best way to get rid of canker sores?

Lysine: Lysine is an Amino Acid that you can get at a health food store. It should be taken with a well rounded multivitamin and address fthe quality of your diet e.g. Sugar etc. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of oral herpes?

Best way to get rid of oral herpes?

You can't: Oral herpes is a diesease for life with no cure. Valtrex (valacyclovir) taken chronicxally can prevent many episodes and reduce duration. ...Read more

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Fastest easiest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Fastest easiest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Try Zilactin B, : An over the counter medication found in pharmacies. Dry area, apply thin layer, let it dry and turn white. Your dentist can prescribe a steroid in a delivery vehicle called orabase. Rx for that! avoid toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulfate which can help cause. Avoid acidic foods. Be careful brushing not to gouge tissue. Lasers work very well, hope your dentist has one. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of canker sores.?

How to get rid of canker sores.?

Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel sulfate. Switching to biotene or other toothpaste not containing this ingredient can be the cure in preventing this painful condition. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of a canker sore?

What's the best way to get rid of a canker sore?

They usually resolve: W/o treatment. If you have a canker sore ( aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times a day. Another option is to swish a mix of 1 part milk of magnesia ; 1 part liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Please call your >. ...Read more

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Fastest way to get rid of cold sores ?

Takes its course: If you get recurrent severe cold sores i recommend suppression treatment. You take a lower dose of antiviral rx that will prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of canker sores?

What are the ways to get rid of canker sores?

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 is the quickest way to get rid of cold sores?

Cold sore treatment: There is no cure for cold sores. Cold sores will usually start to heal on their own within a 3-6 days. You can use Zinc oxide or Blistex ointment after crusts have formed. ...Read more

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Ways to get rid of cold sores fast?

Ways to get rid of cold sores fast?

Not easy: They say that cold sores heal in two weeks if you treat them, and they heal in 14 days if you don't. The point being that there is no good way to make them heal quickly. Topical ointments containing a topical anesthetic can eliminate pain while the healing process continues. ...Read more

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Quickest way to get rid of a cold sore?

Cold Sores: Your physician can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are also used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1,000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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Quickest way to get rid of a cold sore!?

Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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Whats the quickest way to get rid of painful mouth ulcers?

Whats the quickest way to get rid of painful  mouth ulcers?

Remove the cause: To help your dentist determine the cause, do an audit: Have you changed diet, oral habits or hygiene? Have you moved? Perhaps you had a change in your health or medications? Has this happened before? How many times? How often? Once you have answered these, see your dentist. He or she can give you specific info & prescribe a simple mouth rinse or Rx to address the issue. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore overnight?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore overnight?

Overnight?: You can try praying or magic, but I know of no "overnight" remedies. It generally takes 7-10 days to resolve, although there are many OTC medications that can be used for pain relief. Ask your dentist or pharmacist to recommend something. Some dentists use laser treatment. ...Read more

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Easiest way to get rid of a cold sore?

Easiest way to get rid of a cold sore?

Use antiviral : The use of antiviral topical like zoviras or abreva can reduce the duration of cold sores. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of cold sores on your lips?

What is the fastest way to get rid of cold sores on your lips?

Acyclovir...: ...And similar medications, started as early as possible in the outbreak. Lysine may also be of some help. ...Read more

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What's the optimal or fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

What's the optimal or fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

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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