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Can I Use Orajel On My Tongue Sore
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
Can I put Orajel on my tongue? I have ONE small white sore on the tip on my tongue. What would it be?
Yes: It could be a result of trauma to a taste bud. ...Read more
You may: Be cautious if the skin is broken there could be significant systemic absorption causing serious side effects. ...Read more
What over-the-counter medication can I use to numb my whole mouth. Especially my tongue? Orajel, orasol, and benzocaine doesn't do the job.
Cold sore : Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also ^ healing. * for lip: melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more
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Yes, but won't help: Herpangina is a viral infection (coxsackie) resulting in painful oral ulcerations. The infection is contagious and resolves in 7-10 days. There is no effective treatment other than constitutional support: fluids, analgesics such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, and rest. Betadine rinse would prevent secondary infection, but also would be irritating, exacerbating the condition and not killing the virus. ...Read more
I have mouth sores and ulcers as I can't stop biting the skin inside my mouth, it's so sore how can I stop?
Why does my mouth get sores on adderallxr. Prescribed 30 mg 6month ago. Soreness on sides&tip of tongue, inner bottom lip&hurts to swallow. Remedies?
I burnt my tongue on boiling hot water and now I have white bumps on my tongue, what can I do to reduce the pain?
The sores on my labia look like the same canker sores I get in my mouth. It now burns to urinate. Can I use lidocane spray for temporary relief?
It might be herpes: Sores on labia that look like canker sores (little blisters that break open to form ulcers then crust over) and burn (especially with urination) sounds like a herpes infection. The herpes virus also causes cold sores. It is ok to use Lidocaine spray for temporary relief but see your doctor as soon as possible to confirm the diagnosis and discuss long-term treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will power: Biting the lip and cheek is a common habit that is hard to get rid of. I liken it to biting your nails because that is a bad habit that i had a hard time getting rid of. I finally realized that my nails looked bad and it was a gross habit and i willed myself to stop doing it. Notice when you are doing it..Stress related? Have friends and family point it out to you when you start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Orajel is a trade name for a topical preparation of benzocaine...A local anesthetic. It is used topically to numb the area to which it is applied. Typically, it is applied to oral tissues to reduce pain from canker sores, sore gums or other sensitive areas of the mouth. It is ...Read more
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