Doctor insights on:
Canker Sore On Gum Line
I have a canker sore on my gum line in the back of my mouth and while brushing it bled and appeared to "pop" (pain is less now). Should i be worried?
Canker sore on my upper gum line, now there is a yellow blister on my lower gum line. What is it.. ?
Herpes virus: Canker sores and cold sores are often caused by a herpes simplex 1 virus, HSV1. This is a very common virus causing sores around the mouth. If the sores are very frequent talk to your doctor about testing and possible medications to avoid frequent breakouts. This is a similar but different virus from HSV 2 which is genital herpes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a canker sore on my left molar gum line, but now my molar hurts, when I chew food or move tongue? Is this normal?
Single Solution: for 2 separate problems. 1. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. 2. Tooth pain. Regardless, schedule an appointment to see your dentist, because the tooth pain will not go away without treatment. See your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I think I have a canker sore but it only hurts when I smile (it's in the top of my gum line where the gum meets the lip) how can I be sure ?
Canker sore: Canker sores are whitish or yellowish ulcerations with a red border. They do occur in the area you mentioned. So it is likely that this is a canker sore. They will heal in about 10 days. The only way to know for certain is by having it checked by a dentist or doctor. If it does not heal get it checked. ...Read more
Is if normal for my canker sore to hurt badly, it's located on my lower gumline by my gums. I can't push on my cheek. Help?
Canker sores: are not pleasant and can be very painful. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known) and recurrent aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Your dentist may prescribe an antimicrobial mouth rinse corticosteroid ointment to control the pain and irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Developed a canker sore inside my lower gums, is it unusual for it to still be here for over three weeks? What can help heal?
Yes: Yes, you can get canker sores on the gums, cheeks, the soft palate (the back upper portion of your mouth) and very commonly on the tongue. They tend to be round, white or gray in color, and have a red edge or border around them. Citrus fruits and acidic fruits and vegetables can exacerbate or trigger them, as can dental trauma or even braces. They generally heal within a week or two. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got over a canker sore, but it left a change in the shape of my gums., what would you recommend?
Very unlikely: Canker sores (also called aphtus ulcers) normally grow on movable mucosa of the mouth.. Meaning the thin movable areas of the mouth which connects the lips to the attached gums (around the gum-tooth line).. If a lesion appears on the facial side of the attached gums ... It can be different things and less likely a canker sore. Please see your dentist, ; he might wanna refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to get rid of a canker sore on a childs gum line?
- Canker sore on lower gum line
- Canker sore on lower gum
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What does a canker sore on the gums look like?
- Canker sore on gums
- Mouth sore on gum line
- I have a canker sore on my gum
- Talk to an allergist and immunologist online for free