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Is it possible to get a blister or canker sore where the nose and throat meet caused by snoring?

Is it possible to get a blister or canker sore where the nose and throat meet caused by snoring?

No: These are separate issues. Canker sores are local stress induced lesions. Snoring is a separate, more complex issue. Enlarged adenoids, nasal turbinates, deviated septum, weight gain, malocclusion and jaw relationships, are all components of snoring. ...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


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Can u give head w a canker sore?

Can u give head w a canker sore?

No: Mucosa (mucous membranes) and skin are far lass effective at preventing disease transmission if damaged (open cuts, cold sore blisters, etc). You and your partner are at greater risk of disease transmission if you engage in sexual activity during outbreaks. ...Read more

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Had what looked like a canker sore/white head directly on bottom lip. Popped it and it went away. Not a cold sore. Usually get with chapped lips.?

Had what looked like a canker sore/white head directly on bottom lip. Popped it and it went away. Not a cold sore. Usually get with chapped lips.?

See your dentist: See your dentist. You may have had an aphthous ulcer which is very similiar and not a cold sore. It appears on soft muscosal tissue and lasts for 3-7 days. It appears from stress and iatrogenic; unknown causes. It disappears usually after 7 days but, it is red and painful. Viscous Lidocaine rinses and Lidex (fluocinonide) cream topically applied to the area help. ...Read more

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White head directly on bottom lip. Not a blister. White not yellow. Comes when lips get chapped. Looks like canker sore but on outside of lip.

White head directly on bottom lip. Not a blister. White not yellow. Comes when lips get chapped. Looks like canker sore but on outside of lip.

See provider: Please consider seeing your health care provider to assess if the lesion needs medical treatment or surgical removal. ...Read more

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Canker sore help me in so much pain!?

Canker sore help me in so much pain!?

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 more

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I have had this canker sore for a week?

I have had this canker sore for a week?

Canker sore: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a canker sore?

What are the symptoms of a canker sore?

Canker sore: Canker sores are white ulcerations, or crater, with a red border usually on the floor of your mouth, or the area where your cheek meets the gum tissues. They last about a week and will heal naturally. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a canker sore.?

Describe the features of a canker sore.?

Mouth ulcer: Ulcer or opening in the normal mucosal barrier of the mouth usually about half the size of a dime...Much like a brush burn which is a break in the skin barrier it can be painful. ... Multiple possibilties as to the etiology...If it is chronic non urgent medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest way to heal a canker sore?

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Can a canker sore bleed?

Can a canker sore bleed?

Canker sore: A canker sore is a white ulcerated area in your mouth. If it is traumatized by eating something hard then bleeding may occur from the trauma. A canker sore by itself will not bleed. If there is bleeding or ot does not heal within 10 days see a doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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Why is my canker sore bleeding?

Why is my canker sore bleeding?

Raw tissue: The tissue (mucosa) is very irritated and thin which causes bleeding. ...Read more

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How csn you prevent a canker sore?

How csn you prevent a canker sore?

Canker sores: Canker sores can be triggered by trauma, stress, vitamin deficiencies, sensitivity to SLS in toothpaste. Many people can decrease outbreaks by changing to SLS free toothpaste. If you have frequent canker sores see your dentist ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a canker sore bleed?

Please tell me, could a canker sore bleed?

Usually not: Canker sores do not usually bleed. They tend to be fairly painful especially when exposed to spicy and/or acidic foods and usually heal on their own within 10-14 days. Any oral lesion present for longer than 14 days needs to be evaluated by a dentist and/or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for or ease the pain of a canker sore?

What's recommended as a cure for or ease the pain of a canker sore?

Many: Try to keep area clean, cover it with otc products like zilactine ointments, look foe causes like ill fitting dental appliances or sharp teeth edges,
maintain good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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Could a canker sore come on genitals?

Could a canker sore come on genitals?

No: Canker sores appear in the mouth area (tongue, gums, lip) and are small, shallow ulcers that make talking and eating uncomfortable they are gray in color and have a distinct edge. The sores will usually heal within 10 to 14 days, without treatment. You may have genital herpes. See a dermotalogist or your family doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can people have sex with canker sore?

Can people have sex with canker sore?

Yes: Canker sores are not contagious, so intimate contact is not dangerous (although it can be uncomfortable). You have to be careful, however, because if you have a different kind of sore (herpes, for instance) which can appear similar, that is very transmissible and quite dangerous. So, make absolutely sure it's a real "canker" sore before considering any intimacy. See a doctor or dentist first. ...Read more

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Can I take acyclovir for a canker sore?

Yes, but...: Not all cankers are viral, so an antiviral may not make any difference. Also, by the time a sore is noticed, it is often time past the window of effectiveness. ...Read more

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Will viscous lidocaine work on a canker sore?

Maybe: A topical treatment like viscous lidocaine or any OTC product can provide temporary relief. Avoid spicy, and acidic foods. If if doesn't heal in 2weeks, or you get them often see a dentist or oral surgeon ...Read more

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What can I put on a canker sore on my tongue?

What can I put on a canker sore on my tongue?

Try: Try Orabase or Orajel. Make sure it's the variety that contains Benzocaine. Dab onto sore spot with a Q-tip. If lesion is not gone in 7-10 days call your Dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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Can a canker sore be a sign of a food allergy?

Canker sore: Canker sores can be caused by a sensitivity to certain chemicals, most commonly SLS, an common ingredient in many toothpastes. Check the labels and try an SLS free toothpaste. Trauma, autoimmune, Vitamin deficiency can also be causes. ...Read more

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Oral herpes or canker sore, what's the difference?

Very different: Aphthous ulcers (cankers) are on the gums or tongue, different spots on different days. Herpes will come on the same place on the lip, usually after a tingling (prodrome). Treatment ; symptoms are very different. ...Read more

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How to take care of a canker sore under my tongue?

Time & Ointments: Canker sores are caused for unkown reasons and cold sores are caused from a viral infection. Both can look the same, but size and location can distinguish them. In a healthy individual, they usually go away in 10-14 days. You can go to a drugstore and check for different ointments that may help with the sensitivity. Salt water rinses 5-6x/day may help some too. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to pop a canker sore blister?

Is it possible for me to pop a canker sore blister?

Not a good idea: Canker sores are viral and have a stage where they are contagious and can be spread. Picking at them is not a good idea and there are medications to help control them. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a canker sore or herpes on my gums?

How can I tell if I have a canker sore or herpes on my gums?

Appearance/location: Also the history, and duration of the lesion all factor into a proper diagnosis. The treatments are different so get it evaluated by a dentist or primary care provider familiar with oral lesions to be sure. .. ...Read more

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How typical is it to get a canker sore after a cavity filling?

How typical is it to get a canker sore after a cavity filling?

It's not normal...: But, it's not uncommon either. Dental procedures can be stressful. That stress is what causes canker sores. Limiting any other physical and psychological stressors while receiving dental treatment may help reduce the episodes of canker reoccurrence. ...Read more

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How can I know if I need to see a dentist for my canker sore?

Wait a week: A canker sore (or apthous ulcer) should begin to heal in about a week. If you notice no improvement after that time see your dentist. ...Read more

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I have small bump inside my cheek where canker sore used to be?

I have small bump inside my cheek where canker sore used to be?

Sure it was canker?: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. However, similar-appearing aphthous ulcers can be seen with herpes, crohn's disease, and other systemic disorders, if you have multiple aphthous ulcers, frequently recurring ones. Or question about residual pathology please have the lesions checked out. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a canker sore and oral herpes?

How to tell the difference between a canker sore and oral herpes?

Canker solitary: Herpes are usually in clusters of two or more sores. The area around and under the ulcer is hard, swollen & tender. The edges of the herpetic ulcer are typically indistinct. A canker is usually a solitary ulcer with a discrete uniform edge, round to oval in shape, with a definite bottom - like a crater on the moon. The area around & under the canker is neither swollen nor hard. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a canker sore. Any idea how to get rid of it?

What to do if I have a canker sore. Any idea how to get rid of it?

They normally: Resolve without treatment. F 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 (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Please >>. ...Read more

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