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Canker Sore After Tooth Extraction
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Tooth extraction 6 days ago. Very sore gums and inside the socket looks like a canker sore. Any suggestions what this might be? On Amoxicillin.
Consult you dentist: The tissue inside the socket is probably granulation tissue. If the dentist gave you an antibiotic this probably means the area was infected at the time of extraction. It is advisable to keep in close contact with the dentist/surgeon until the area heals. ...Read more
5dys after 4wisdom teeth extracted. Have bad canker sore by extraction site. And 2 not so bad ones. What can I do about to get rid of them?
Salt water rinse: Hi amanda, unfortunately the sores will need to run their course. When caught early, they can be shortened in duration with a soft tissue laser. Rinsing with warm salt water may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted last friday 4-18-14; and i now have a canker sore by the bottom right extraction site. Is this normal?
Canker sores: This is normal. Canker sores, also known as mouth ulcers or mouth blisters, usually heal on its own in about a week or two. If the sores continue to persist, or are large or painful, visit your dentist. Depending on the nature and severity of the sore, dentists prescribe antimicrobial mouth rinses, corticosteroid ointments, or a prescription to reduce the pain and irritation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wait!!: It will go away on its own in 7-10 days. Orabase by colgate is a great topical relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are swollen glands common with canker sores? Could I have an infection? I have had a huge canker sore on my cheek now I have a small ones on my tounge, lip, and back near my wisdom tooth and my glands are swollen and feels better after i brush.
Yes: The glands are lymph nodes which are part of your body's defense mechanism. When fighting off infection, they may swell up and become tender. The location of the sores you mention and the swelling of the glands leads me to suspect that you might be having an episode of herpes in conjunction with the aphthous ulcers. You might want to see your dentist or family md for an evaluation. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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