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Can You Get Canker Sores On Back Of Throat
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get canker sores on your tongue? And if so how do you get rid of them? And why do canker soars occur?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Just found out throat pain was virus and big canker sore on uvula.What can do to relieve pain?No strep
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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