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What can I do for a kanka sore in mouth?

What can I do for a kanka sore in mouth?

Canker sores: Personally, when I had them in the past, I just rode it out. If they are persistent or severe, a good article on the subject can be found at: http://students.umw.edu/healthcenter/files/2011/08/Aphthous-Ulcers.pdf ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Mouth Sores (Definition)

A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more


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Purple sore in mouth, what can it be, and only lasting a day?

Purple sore in mouth, what can it be, and only lasting a day?

Blood blister: Most likely a blood blister caused by trauma such as biting yourself. If it goes away after only one day and there is no pain or swelling associated with it than i don't think you have anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Canckor sore in mouth after bitting area . I think stress makes it worse. Well it hurts more when i'm tired and stressed?

Canckor sore in mouth after bitting area  . I think stress makes it worse. Well it hurts more when i'm tired and stressed?

Anti inflammatory: Oral aphthous ulcers are as you described, often start with minor trauma such as a bite, and worse with stress. It is not an infection but an inflammatory condition. Without treatment, it typically heals within 7-10 days. To speed up the process, your doctor will likely prescribe you a topical steroid to apply to the area. The sooner you start treatment, the shorter the course of flare. ...Read more

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Can a sore in mouth be related to neck pain?

Can a sore in mouth be related to neck pain?

Not usually: Unless you have some systemic problem that manifests with mouth sores and neck pain, etc. ...Read more

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Canker sore in mouth, what homeremedy can we use?

Canker sore in mouth, what  homeremedy can we use?

Gargle: Gargle with peroxide or mouth wash or salt water. Eat lots of ice cream and popsicles to kill the pain. ...Read more

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What is a canker sore in mouth and how do I fix it?

Virus: Usually brought on by trauma or stress. Palliative treatment includes topical medicines. If serious, flare ups can be prevented with daily medications prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Itchy all over body, sore in mouth (doesn't hurt or open), feel a little bloated.

Itchy all over body, sore in mouth (doesn't hurt or open), feel a little bloated.

How long?: It is hard to answer your question without knowing more about your conditions. How long have these symptoms been present? What kind of medications you have been taking (especially those introduced shortly before your problem started)? Consult your doctor if the problem has been present for more than a week or getting worse. ...Read more

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If your foods comes in contact with your cold sore in mouth could be spreading an infection inside your body?

If your foods comes in contact with your cold sore in mouth could be spreading an infection inside your body?

No: That is not a problem. A person can swallow all the viruses coming from his own cold sore on his lip, and he'll still be just fine. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can treat canker sore in mouth!?

Can i tell me how i can treat canker sore in mouth!?

Canker sore: If it's a true canker sore, it will go away in 5-14 days on its own. Avoid spicy and acidic foods. There are numerous otc medications\ointments available at the local pharmacy or supermarket to help it feel better. Rinsing alternately with warm salt water or diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide often helps. If you need something stronger or wish quicker relief, see your own dentist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a canker sore in mouth?

Don't get rid of: You actually don't get rid of canker sores. What you do is try to lessen their severity and try to have them for the shortest time they will allow. If you get them often...Try a prescription of acyclovir. Lysine from the store has been known to help. They have a life of about 14 days. Stress, fatigue, excessive sun exposure are some of the causes. Watch the spicy or acid foods. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more