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Can you get a canker sore from burning your mouth on pizza?

Can you get a canker sore from burning your mouth on pizza?

No, canker sores: is the most common oral lesions. Most tongue ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. If concerned see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Canker Sores (Definition)

Small, shallow, and painful lesions on the tongue, inner cheek, or at the base of the gums, usually with a white or yellow center surrounded by redness. They may occur spontaneously or after a minor injury such as a cheek bite. They usually heal in one to two weeks, but larger sores may persist for ...Read more


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Can chlamydia cause canker sores on the back of your mouth near your tonsils?

Can chlamydia cause canker sores on the back of your mouth near your tonsils?

Not likely: Chlamydia of the throat is more frequent than once thought, but still quite uncommon. When present, it almost always cause no symptoms at all -- no sore throat, no sores, nothing. For sure it would not cause ulcers (canker-like sores) in the throat. However, symptoms like this are typical for initial oral herpes, and for certain other non-STD viruses. See a doctor ASAP for diagnosis and maybe Rx. ...Read more

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How to heal a canker sore on back of throat?

How to heal a canker sore on back of throat?

Wrong area: Canker sore does not occur in the back of the throat. Get a doctor to see what it might be and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this canker sore on back of throat?

How do I get rid of this canker sore on back of throat?

Can't: I am not aware of a proven effective method. If it is a canker sore it will resolve in a couple of days. If it doesn't or you have lots of "canker sores" get a good diagnosis of what is happening. ...Read more

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Can you get canker sore on top gums?

Can you get canker sore on top gums?

Yes: Yes, you can get canker sores on the gums, cheeks, the soft palate (the back upper portion of your mouth) and very commonly on the tongue. They tend to be round, white or gray in color, and have a red edge or border around them. Citrus fruits and acidic fruits and vegetables can exacerbate or trigger them, as can dental trauma or even braces. They generally heal within a week or two. ...Read more

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Can you get canker sores on your lip? I get a lot of canker sores in my mouth so was thinking if its possible. And pimples on lips?

Can you get canker sores on your lip? I get a lot of canker sores in my mouth so was thinking if its possible. And pimples on lips?

Could be: Herpetic clusters. Difficult to diagnose without a clinical exam. Canker sores can be present on the inner aspect of the lips. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a canker sores on my upper gums?

How can I get rid of a canker sores on my upper gums?

Laser therapy: Some dentists use laser therapy to speed up healng of canker sores. A home remedy is mixing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with pepto bysmol ( 50/50) and swishing to reduce the pain and coat the sores. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause canker sores to form on the small palate? I am getting over strep but i have canker sores on the small palate. Is it normal?

Can strep throat cause canker sores to form on the small palate?   I am getting over strep but i have canker sores on the small palate.  Is it normal?

Hard vs soft: Your palate has two "sections" the hard palate, which is the roof of your mouth, and then "behind" that, the soft palate, where the "uvula" hangs down in the back of your throat. Sometimes there are little "petechial" sores in the back of the throat with strep, yes this may be part of your strep throat. Feel better! ...Read more

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Can you get canker sores on your gums?

Can you get canker sores on your gums?

Canker sores: There are different sores that can appear on the gum tissues. Most are nothing to worry about; however, a dentist should visually evaluate the area for a diagnosis and/or possible further testing. ...Read more

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Can you get canker sores on your tongue? And if so how do you get rid of them? And why do canker soars occur?

Can you get canker sores on your tongue? And if so how do you get rid of them? And why do canker soars occur?

Yes: Stress, excess acid, irritation from a rough tooth, food allergy-multiple reasons, sometimes you need antiviral treatment as a prophylaxis, sometimes reflux treated, often using sliver nitrate heals them faster. 2o% Benzocaine gel is great for the pain. ...Read more

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Can u get canker sores down your throat?

Can u get canker sores down your throat?

Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are most common on the lips, tongue and cheeks, but they can also occur in the throat on the soft palate. ...Read more

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Mouth sore on the roof of my mouth. What are some things i can do to get rid of it quickly?

Mouth sore on the roof of my mouth. What are some things i can do to get rid of it quickly?

Cause?: It depends upon what is causing it. If you accidentally scraped or burned it, salt water rinses may help. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods. This should get better rather quickly. However, there are other dental and medical causes possible, so if it doesn't get better in a day or two, see a dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have herpes simplex 1 and instead i get canker sores on my tongue what can I do to get rid of them faster or prevent them?

Different Causes: Hsv & aphthous ulcers can both benefit from in-office laser therapy (takes less than 5 minutes and significantly reduces pain and length of the presence of the lesions. Hsv episodes can be reduced and on occasion "prevented" with a daily Valtrex (valacyclovir) regimen. Aphthous ulcers, unless you are lucky to have pinpointed what cause yours to surface more readily, there is not a medication that you can take. ...Read more

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Can you get a painless canker sore on your gums?

Can you get a painless canker sore on your gums?

Very unlikely: Canker sores (also called aphtus ulcers) normally grow on movable mucosa of the mouth.. Meaning the thin movable areas of the mouth which connects the lips to the attached gums (around the gum-tooth line).. If a lesion appears on the facial side of the attached gums ... It can be different things and less likely a canker sore. Please see your dentist, ; he might wanna refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Can you get canker sore on gum behind back tooth?

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Can you get canker sore on gum behind back tooth?

Of course: Canker sores are small sores that appear on the inside of the mouth, the cheeks, the inside of the lips, the tongue and anywhere on the gum. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on your tonsil ?

Can you get a cold sore on your tonsil ?

Yes: A viral infection can affect any of the area of the oral cavity (mouth) or oropharynx (back of throat). ...Read more

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Just found out throat pain was virus and big canker sore on uvula.What can do to relieve pain?No strep

Just found out throat pain was virus and big canker sore on uvula.What can do to relieve pain?No strep

Diet also important: Dr sandler gave some good advice.. Also avoid spicy and acidic foods and drinks until your throat feels better. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get canker sores at the back of your throat?

Is it possible for you to get canker sores at the back of your throat?

Rare: I would get an evaluation by an oral surgeon to diagnose what you have as canker sores rarely occur in the throat. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of canker sores in mouth?

How can I  get rid of canker sores in mouth?

A virus--ugh!: If you use antivirals they will be gone in 7 days--if you do nothing they will be gone in 1 week. Sorry, but there is some truth to the sarcasm. Acyclovir ointment can be applied to the sores. Anesthetic creams can reduce acute pain. I recommend keeping yourself fit to fight the viruses with healthy foods and proper sleep. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more