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Is it possible to have canker sore on tonsil?

Is it possible to have canker sore on tonsil?

Yes: Yes, very painful. Get treatment tips here: http://healthbooklet.hubpages.com/hub/All-You-Need-to-Know-About-Canker-Sore-on-Tonsil-Tissues ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

Aphthous stomatitis is also known as Canker sore. 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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How do docs treat a canker sore on tonsils?

How do docs treat a canker sore on tonsils?

Not sure: Some find that applying table salt on the sores may help (painful when applied), others have tried topical antibiotic with success. Still others have been treated with a topical cortisone paste. All of which work for some people. There is no sure cure since we do not know what causes canker sores yet. ...Read more

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I've had a canker sore on my tonsil for two months. Help?

I've had a canker sore on my tonsil for two months. Help?

See doctor: Canker sore do. To typically last for 2 months, so it is probably something else. You should get this checked. Call your doctor or an ent. Get checked. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore on my tonsil for 7 days now. Is it possible to have a huge canker sore on your tonsil?

I have a canker sore on my tonsil for 7 days now. Is it possible to have a huge canker sore on your tonsil?

Yes: Canker sores are caused by a virus and take up to 2 weeks to heal. I'm afraid that you will have to just put up with it for a short time longer. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a canker sore on a tonsil?

How to get rid of a canker sore on a tonsil?

Canker sore?: How do you know it is a canker sore? It may also be bacterial, viral or something else. Do you have any other symptoms? If not, rinse with salt water and it should be gone in 5-10 days. If it persists or you have other symptoms, see your physician for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore right on my tonsil VERY painful.. Besides salt anything else will heal it fast??

I have a canker sore right on my tonsil VERY painful.. Besides salt anything else will heal it fast??

Canker sore : If it is a canker sore, it will heal on its own in 7-10 days. If it does not heal after 10 days, have it examined by your dentist, oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist. Or, have it examined now to make sure what kind of lesion it is. ...Read more

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My left tonsil had a canker sore on it but now my right tonsil has a canker sore on it, the sores hasn't got a border around it, what could cause it?

My left tonsil had a canker sore on it but now my right tonsil has a canker sore on it, the sores hasn't got a border around it, what could cause it?

Be sure of diagnosis: 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 to mention a few. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sore (Definition)

Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are small, light-colored, painful sores ...Read more