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Leave alone: Canker sores usually occur in the lip area as result of dry chapped lips contaminated with an oral virus. It can be caused by other conditions. Usually it will heal by itself in 1 - 2 weeks. Antiviral ointments such as kenalog can help improving healing. If the sore does not heal during this time other test including a biopsy might be in order. ...Read more
How long does it take for canker soar to go away? It hurts a lot ! it was two little ones now it became as one.
Canker Soars: Sometimes it could take a week. They are self limited. ...Read more
I have canker sores. It that something to worry about? And it is regular. I am having it at least thrice or more in a month
Canker sores: I agree with Dr. Fowler about seeing your dentist. Many factors can contribute to canker sore. These include stress, trauma, vitamin deficiencies, hormonal, sensitivities to SLS, sodium lauryl sulfate, in many tooth pastes, try changing toothpaste to SLS free, you will need to read the labels, and also see a dentist ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Canker Sores: Canker sores are due to herpes simplex virus type 1. It is very very common. A ton of things can cause recurrent outbreaks. You can buy over-the-counter treatment or see your primary doctor who can prescribe as needed tablets for outbreaks or might opt to put you on daily suppressive therapy. Hsv-1 is painful and unsightly, but don't worry because stress only makes them happen more often. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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