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What should I drink if i got a canker sore?

What should I drink if i got a canker sore?

Anything you want : A canker sore is an inflammatory lesion. Like a sunburn, it will exaggerate sensations like hot and cold. As long as you know that , you can drink whatever you want. You may find warmth soothing while some prefer icy cold.-- most avoid anything acidic (soda, lemonade, vinegar, oj...) everyone is different. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Almost everyone is infected with this herpes virus. The first episode is usualy in early childhood. It is dramaticaly different from all the later events. The virus is always present. When your immune system is weakened (stress, disease, almost anything) the viri end up stronger than your immune system. They do their job, and ...Read more


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Canker sore on inner bottom lip. It hurts when I eat are drink lip swollen what can I do it hurts right neck gland sore very embarrassing?

Canker sore on inner bottom lip. It hurts when I eat are drink lip swollen what can I do it hurts   right neck gland sore very embarrassing?

Check it out: Chloraseptic liquid will ease the canker sore without burning the tissue. If the swollen gland does not go away in a week or 10 days have your dentist look for a dental infection and failing that see your physician to have it checked out ...Read more

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I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, its extremely painful and it hard to eat food and it burns when i drink fluids. ?

I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, its extremely painful and it hard to eat food and it burns when i drink fluids. ?

Viral or bacterial: Common cause can be a break in the protective surface allowing normal mouth bacteria into the tissue. This is called aphthous ulcer. Another common cause is viral. Normal cold sore virus is herpes simplex. They hurt but should resolve in 7 to 10 days. Other types of infection are possible and should be ruled out with a detailed personal lifestyle and medical history by a physician. ...Read more

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Canker sore at bottom of lower gum. 3 days, getting painful. Good oral hygiene & been rinsing mouth after eating and drinking. What else to do? Hurts!

Canker sore at bottom of lower gum. 3 days, getting painful. Good oral hygiene & been rinsing mouth after eating and drinking. What else to do? Hurts!

Magic mouthwash: It's hard to treat these if they are located deep in your gums or oral tissues. Your doctor could prescribe you the magic mouthwash, which contains lidocaine, to be used locally or as a gargle. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods / drinks am not supposed to have when there's a canker sore in my mouth?

No spicey or acidic: Avoid foods or drinks that will irritate the canker sore especially spicey and acidic items. ...Read more

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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.

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

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4yr old has canker sore in the back top part of soft pallet. Eats/drinks normal, no fever.. Doesn't seem to bother her. Treatment? Healing time?

4yr old has canker sore in the back top part of soft pallet. Eats/drinks normal, no fever.. Doesn't seem to bother her. Treatment? Healing time?

About 10 days: It will likely go away within 10 days. If it does not bother her, no Rx is needed. If the lesion persists for more than 3 weeks. then you will need to have the dentist checked it. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

Are small, benign but painful ulcers of the mouth and throat. They generally resolve on their own in 10-14 days. There are various over the counter remedies that ...Read more