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Bleeding Canker Sore
I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.
2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease and need to see a dentist. 2. Canker sore, nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Canker sore bleeding: Canker sores normally don't bleed. If it is a canker sore, it will heal on its own. However, it may not be a canker sore. If it does not heal in 7-10 days, or if a bleeding sore re-occurs, you need to have it examined by a dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a canker sore & have tried applying baking soda paste (baking soda & water) onto the ulcer and it immediately starts bleeding. Is this bad?
I kissed may be hiv positive man who is having high viral load.. i also had canker sore on lips however it was not bleeding.how much risk is involved?
HIV and saliva risk : HIV is thought not to be transmitted by saliva . If your friend had bleeding, his blood could pose a risk, but your canker sores would not be expected to pick up the virus from his saliva alone . https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/hiv-aids-101/how-you-get-hiv-aids/ Here's a reference on how you can and cannot get HIV. If you're healthy, make sure your partners are too !! Take care !! Get tested ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Canker sores: Canker sores, which are small ulcers (aphthous ulcers) usually occur inside the mouth on the tongue, cheeks and the inside of the lips. Canker sores usually do not bleed. If the sore is outside of the mouth, it may be a cold sore, which is caused by the herpes simplex virus. These are painful, fluid filled sores which may bleed. Have the sore evaluated by your dentist or physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer