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Canker Sore On Roof Of Mouth Pictures
I have what started out as a bump on roof of mouth. Then turned into a canker sore. History of sores. Side of hard palate.
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What looks like a Canker sore on soft palate. Red spots in back of throat/roof of mouth. Mouth is also yellow in color instead of pink. What is this?
That's not an easy?: Sorry about that, but I'm certain a doctor will need to examine you to answer that question. What other physical symptoms do you have? How long has this been an issue? Any fever? Maybe mono? Maybe oral herpes? The yellow could be superficial growth of bacteria or damaged skin or it might be jaundice. So, in a nutshell this is a situation where exam is unavoidable if you want answers. Feel better! ...Read more
What you believe?: Canker sores do not generally form on the palate. As a matter of fact in over 40 years of practice I've not personally seen one there. You most likely do not have a canker sore\aphthous ulcer. What to do? See a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and then some guidance. ...Read more
I have a canker sore that is just beginning to develop on the roof of my mouth. I tend to get them when I get colds. How can I stop it from developing?
Cause not known: While the cause of canker sore is unknown here are some factors associated with them that you can control. Stress is a big factor. Deficiency in vitamin b, zinc, Folic Acid can increase canker sores. So can highly acidic diet. Avoid products with sls. Read toothpaste labels and try one sls free. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have a sore inside my mouth, on my cheek and it feels likea canker sore. However, it doesn't resemble with any of the pictures that I have looked up. Could it be cancer?
Be a result (the palatial ulcer) of an infection in or around the ear area, are you on meds.? , it can be a side effect of meds., or due to bacterial imbalance from antibiotics for example,
hope that help,
see a doctor or preferably an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
For past 2 days I had a tender spot on the roof of my mouth. It hurts if food or my tongue touches it. Not canker sore maybe food burn. What can I do?
Roof of mouth:
This can't be answered without a visual examination. Have the area examined by your dentist, especially if it does not heal within 5-7 days.
In the meantime, avoid anything that irritates it such as hot and/or acidic foods. ...Read more
I use Burt's bees lip balm and now I have sore lips it is not a canker sore. If you look at my profile picture you will see them. Please help?
Best be seen: In general, given the dry weather after the snowstorm, irritant dermatitis of the lips is common; worsened by lip licking. Furthermore, lip balms often trigger allergic reactions, exacerbating the condition. Steroids may be needed, but get checked first for virus/cold sore or cheilitis; see primary care/urgent care, or video chat. Can't diagnose here. ...Read more
I had a canker sore on my uvula about 1 or 2 months ago. Now I see spotted canker sores on my soft palate and my soft palate is also yellowish. Help?
Canker sores: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The dental laser offers immediate relief from the pain of these sores. See your dentist. ...Read more
What is the difference between oral thrush and a canker sore? Recently got tongue pierced, now have ulcerous sore on soft palate. Unsure what it is.
Difference is. ..: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in the mouth and often make eating and talking uncomfortable. The exact cause of most canker sores is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple canker sores. Oral thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth and looks whitish. See a doctor if your concerned about the sore in your mouth. ...Read more
Canker sore: Nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...Read more
Don't get rid of: You actually don't get rid of canker sores. What you do is try to lessen their severity and try to have them for the shortest time they will allow. If you get them often...Try a prescription of acyclovir. Lysine from the store has been known to help. They have a life of about 14 days. Stress, fatigue, excessive sun exposure are some of the causes. Watch the spicy or acid foods. ...Read more
Prevention: The reaction of people to acidic foods is very variable. Some people are just more susceptible to reactions to acidic foods and drinks, like orange juice, pineapple juice, fruits, tomatoes, and others. Stress and anxiety also create problems sometimes. As far as I know, prevention is difficult except for keeping track of what you eat/drink and when you get the sores. Second opinion?! ...Read more
Herpes sores are infectious, virus sores, contagious. Treated with acyclovir.They may recur. Avoid mouth kissing, oral sex or touch with hands as you could spread it to other parts of the body.
Canker sore (aphthous ulcer) is a general term for non infectious oral sores from stress, trauma, hormones, vitamin deficiency, foods, autoimmune disease like celiac /Crohns. Treat underlying condition ...Read more
They usually resolve: Without treatment. If 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 call your. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, should be safe if used as directed. ...Read more
Cold vs Canker sores: Cold sores are typically on the outside of your lips nose even eyes. Have a professional RX an antiviral for you. They may be pills or a salve or both. Compliance is the key to healing. Ensure you take the dose where youare supposed to. ...Read more
4yr old has 1 canker sore in the back, top part of mouth. How do I treat it? Will it heal on its own? Healing time?
I have a canker sore on my mouth and it's hurting when I talk or eat. I was wondering what medicine do you recommend using.?
Covering It Up:
Here are a couple of good choices to relieve pain from canker sores. Warm salt water rinsing with 1tsp salt in 8 ounces of warm water. Rinse at least three times per day.
Before you eat, you can put an ointment over the sore. Orabase is found in most pharmacies and works well to cover the sore before you eat. Also, avoid foods with tomatoes, spicy or citrus. ...Read more
Can you tell me if a canker sore forming in my mouth, on the upper part of my right cheek and little red dots in your mouth, what to do?
Is it a canker sore?: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, ; can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort ; potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems ; a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more
Can someone get a canker sore on the top of their mouth? And can alcohol cause canker sores? I did a bit of heavy drinking over the July 4th weekend
See details: Yes and no to your 2 questions ...Read more
I have what looks to be like a canker sore in my mouth that just keeps coming back for like 6 months or more same spot in my mouth should I be worried?
Yes: Rule of thumb...If it doesn't heal in 14 days...See your dentist. ...Read more
Can I have a canker sore on my tongue? I've got a sore on the underside of my tongue that kind of looks and feels like a canker sore, but I've only had them on the side of my mouth. Can this be a canker sore? .
Yes possible: It is possible. Canker sores can appear anywhere in the mouth. They are very common under the tongue. If it is not gone in a 2 week period, I would recommend having it checked by a dentist. ...Read more
Not permanent: Typically a canker sore will heal in 7-10 days. If t does not heal see a dentist, oral surgeon or oral medicine specialist and get it evaluated to find out the cause. ...Read more
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 more
No, canker sores: Is the most common oral lesions. Most tongue ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. If concerned see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
Play it safe: Apthous-type ulcers are more benign but the previous answer provides warning about the spread of a virally produced lesion. Be safe...Since you don't know which you are dealing with, refrain. ...Read more
See below: Canker sores by definition are not herpetic but I would have it looked at to see what it's characteristics are so to define it. ...Read more
Don't do it:
Yes yes yes!,
viral and bacterial sores in your mouth are very contagious so take a break from any oral contact with others. ...Read more
Have a sore in my mouth (i think its a canker sore) hi, I have a canker sore in my mouth. Least I think its a canker sore because it looks white, and its on the inside of my cheek. I used to get them, not all the time, but I did GT them. The only bad thin
Canker sores: There are many otc remedies for canker sores that you can get at your local pharmacy. Ask the pharmacist which one he\she recommends. Most patients just avoid spicy and acidic foods and wait it out. Rinsing with salt water and diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide (1:1 with water) may help. If need be, you can see your local dentist for more effective treatment. ...Read more
My baby who is 15 months has a cold or canker sore on the corner of her lips/mouth... : (what should I do?
Supportive care: Your child most likely has contracted primary herpes simplex. Most of us have this and will more than likely be the only episode as a child. It can be treated with topical anesthesia or Acyclovir topical antiviral medication but you would have to see the pediatrician for this. The sore should resolve in 7-10 days and cool easy to eat food is the best way to keep your child nourished. ...Read more
I have a canker sore in the back of my mouth where it connects between the top and bottom gums. Can you get one here?
Yes: Anywhere in the inside of your mouth may be affected by canker sores. ...Read more
I have what looks like a canker sore inside my mouth & then hours later the back of my mouth/tonsils were sore. What is this?
Could be the same: Likely canker sores as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
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