Can you put orajel on a canker sore - Doctor answers
I've been treating my canker sore with salt, alum and orajel. It has turned black. Is that normal? Why would that happen?
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
Yes: No problem with this. Do not overdo it because you may make it worse. Warm salt water rinses (1 tsp/8oz) 4-5 times a day really help. Dry the area with a Q-tip first then apply oragel or baby oragel with a Q-tip. Good Luck. Good to consider the effects on your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I had a canker sore and put aloe on it before I went to bed, then went away over night. Was that canker sore herpes?
Could oral cancer hurt if you put salt on it like a canker sore or would the salt have no effect on it?
I put baking soda and water paste on my canker sore. Now the white is gone and it looks dark. Is it healing? Its swollen to.
Maybe: I would leave it alone and if it is not improving or getting better in one to two weeks I would see a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
Why would you biopsy a canker sore? Been longer then 2 weeks saw dentist just gave me some paste to put on it, on my tonsil crazy painful
See an Oral Surgeon: A sore more than 10 days old should be examined and possibly biopsied. ...Read more
Bee sting on tongue. Happened 6 hours ago. Only put ice on it. For a short minute. But hurts like a canker sore but worse. And swollen. Help?
I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, it hard to put an ointment on it cause its so far back. How do it treat this?
Mouth rinse: Unfortunately there are no good remedies for canker sores and causes are often unknown. The best treatments are usually just to treat pain, not to cure the sore. My personal favorite is what most call magic mouthwash. It is 1/3 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (to reduce inflammation), 1/3 viscous Lidocaine (to reduce pain), and 1/3 maalox (to make it stick). You rinse and spit or swallow. Ask your dentist about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can anbesol be the cause of voice loss? Put some on a canker sore & went to bed. It numbed my throat. I coughed while numb. Awoke with no voice.
Possibly: But probably coincidental. See your Physician to examine your throat. ...Read more
Is it ok to put aspirin directly on canker sore in throat (carefully using Qtip)? Salt water rinse not helping. Doctor confirmed canker sore.
NO!: Aspirin made to be taken orally with copious water, not applied topically. Put directly on tissue will actually burn the area, retard healing, cause sloughing, and may leave a scar. ASPIRIN IS NOT TO BE USED TOPICALLY. Canker sore will heal on its own in 7-10 days. You can dab on, w Q-tip, Orabase-B (an OTC). Or you can block pain transmission by taking Aspirin or Advil (ibuprofen) as per pkg directions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to heal (not "remove") canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. Http://tinyurl. Com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Canker sores: If you have a canker sore (aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times a day. Another option is to swish a mix of 1 part milk of magnesia ; 1 part liquid Benadryl in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Nsaid's or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to treat canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. Http://tinyurl. Com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. You might have a vitamin deficiency. Check with your primary care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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