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Canker Sore On Side Of Tongue
I've had a canker sore on my tongue for over two months on and off, it seems to actually pop up on the left side, then the right..Yes, i drink & smoke?
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
Help! I have a canker sore coming in on the side of my tongue..How can I get rid of it before it fully forms?
White spot on the frenulum of my tongue. It looks like a canker sore but not for sure. also like a small flap type thing on each each side?
Need exam: The visual description is not sufficient to diagnose. Particularly if it's been there for more than a few days, I would suggest you have your dentist or primary care doctor have a look. ...Read more
Tongue side is inflamed and irritated with a raised bumpy white line and a white/ red dot that i think is a canker sore starting, what could this be?
Herpes: See your doctor and have the issue evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Can a canker sore be under tongue, off to the side, around red area & be a slightly raised short oval shaped sensitive but not really painful spot ?
Within the timeframe of two three weeks three canker sore blister type viruses developed on the sides and tip of my tongue I was not certain what they?
Left side of throat has been hurting for about 3 days now. Red bump on throat above tongue. What could it be? Can it be a canker sore on throat?
Can you have a canker sore on your gums? On the side near where the teeth are and not just the inner cheek, tongue, or inside of the lips?
Yes: Recurrent aphthous ulcers are very common on the soft tissue just below the margin of the gum tissue as opposed to a "cold sore" which are recurrent herpetic lesions which respond to Acyclovir or Valtrex (valacyclovir). They also look like blisters before since they have fluid inside them. Aphthous ulcers can recur in the same spots but do not develop a blister. An Rx for Kenalog in Orabase may help for pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is my canker sore lasting so long? its small but so painful. it hurts to talk. on side of tongue. im fearing cancer. i cant sleep
Symptomatic treatmen: Although self limiting, its very symptomatic. Anesthetic swishes can help symptomatically. Also Kenalog-Orabase a steroid based compound can provide relief by reducing inflammation. Although, these will need to be prescribed by your treating physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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