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Canker Sore Tooth Ache
Ear and tooth pain: This might be a rotten tooth or an ear ache. Not a canker. ...Read more
I have what I believe is a canker sore on my cheek. Are canker sores accompanied with tooth pain? When I try to eat it burns and hurts my teeth
Please: Please see your Dentist for an informed diagnosis rather than just an "I believe." Once lesion properly identified, appropriate treatment can be administered. ...Read more
Have bad canker sore from recent cavity filled tooth irritation of cheek. Am not feeling well and have fever of 100.3. No tooth pain. Is this normal?
No: No, You may have the flu. If symptoms persist, see MD. ...Read more
Of course: Canker sores are small sores that appear on the inside of the mouth, the cheeks, the inside of the lips, the tongue and anywhere on the gum. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. ...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
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I have a canker sore right on my gum under my tooth it hurts so bad and it's hurting my tooth should I see a dr if it doesn't get better?
Canker sores normally heal by themselves in 7-10 days. Their appearance is flat and whitish-grey in color.
If the area is swollen, if there is any discharge, if the tooth hurts to bite on it, then I agree with dr spector that it may be an abcessed tooth.
If it doesn't get better in 7-10 days, see your dentist. ...Read more
17yrs old — behind my 5th tooth(counting from right side front tooth) on the gum, for 1wk or so I have what feels like a deep cut or canker sore?
Options: Based on your description that is an upper right 2nd bicuspid or tooth #4, If behind means on the palatal side of the tooth, it could be an ulcer or abscess. If behind means close to the tooth behind it, it could be a gum or bone problem. Suggest you see a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have a large canker sore that is very painful and I also noticed that a tooth nearby has all of a sudden developed a black line at it's base. Ideas?
1. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. The cause is unknown. These lesions are bumpy and painful. Topical medications OTC applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation.
2. Black line stains are calculus, decay or a simple stain. Re.: visit your dentist to solve this small problem. ...Read more
I have my wisdom tooth coming in a little crooked so it scraped the side of my cheek and created what I think is a canker sore. It's really bad....
Might just be ulcer: Are you referring to your maxillary wisdom tooth? If it is erupting towards your cheek, then when you're closing your mouth, you're pinching the mucosa between the tooth and the bone. Have that tooth taken out asap. As it continues to grow, you will no longer be able to close your mouth because of the pain... I've seen it so many times. ...Read more
Wait!!: It will go away on its own in 7-10 days. Orabase by colgate is a great topical relief. ...Read more
Canker sore At the sides of the lips 3 days after the extraction of wisdom tooth. What do I do? Please help
Canker sore: Usually heal on its own in about a week or two. If the sores continue to persist or painful, visit your dentist. Depending on severity of the sore, dentists prescribe antimicrobial mouth rinses, corticosteroid ointments, or a prescription to reduce the pain. I hope this helps. If you say this is not enough and want more answer than make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more
Tooth extraction 6 days ago. Very sore gums and inside the socket looks like a canker sore. Any suggestions what this might be? On Amoxicillin.
Canker sore caused by intubation equipment causing trauma under tounge on back right gum near back tooth. Normal? Treatment? It's been over 2 wks
Shortly: Rinse, gargle, time will usually resolve in 2-3 weeks unless ongoing trauma ...Read more
My 3 yr old's back tooth hurts. Doesn't look like a canker sore (she's prone) or inflammation around gums. Using fluoride toothpaste 1x/day. Reason?
DDS: Not normal. See pediatric DDS for exam. ...Read more
Unlikely: Garggle with salt and water to soothe it. ...Read more
Can canker sores on gums of the teeth to swell up? Will it subside after the canker sore is healed?
I have a flap of skin with a sore on it on the inside of my cheek around the line of where my teeth come together. Canker sore maybe?
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Hello!I am having a canker sore in the inner right cheek. It's pretty high, very near the teeth. When I touched it, it feels like a ganglion. What to do?
Is it painful?: How long have you had it? I recommend l-lysine (see image) ointment and to stay away from anything acidic (tomato sauce, citrus, etc) which can make the pain worse. Also, to prevent from biting it in your sleep, ointment + gauze and cover it at night. If it is not gone within a week please see a dentist to make sure this is what it is! ...Read more
I had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted last friday 4-18-14; and i now have a canker sore by the bottom right extraction site. Is this normal?
Canker sores: This is normal. Canker sores, also known as mouth ulcers or mouth blisters, usually heal on its own in about a week or two. If the sores continue to persist, or are large or painful, visit your dentist. Depending on the nature and severity of the sore, dentists prescribe antimicrobial mouth rinses, corticosteroid ointments, or a prescription to reduce the pain and irritation. ...Read more
Can hiv be transmitted from a lipstick if it had blood on it? Lipstick got on my teeth and I had a canker sore it may have rubbed against.
Hi Joseph: Although I'm not a medical Dr, Here's an answer from Dr Thomas P Connelly, DDS online : "Can I get HIV from sharing a toothbrush or similar?" (Although Herpes) can B transmitted that way, everything I have found on HIV suggests it's NOT transferred via saliva (5). So rest easy, unless blood was involved, it's not likely you will get HIV from sharing such, but w' chapped, bleeding lips take caution ...Read more
5dys after 4wisdom teeth extracted. Have bad canker sore by extraction site. And 2 not so bad ones. What can I do about to get rid of them?
I have a canker sore that developed behind my back teeth in the bend of the jaw. The pain has subsided but the sore hasn't fully healed. Should I worry?
Canker sore: Canker sores will heal in 7-10 days. If you get them frequently or if they do not heal, see your dentist ...Read more
I have never gotten a canker sore under my tongue before only on my lip in front of my teeth. Is this worse than others?
No: Just may be more painful when you move your tongue. ...Read more
Why does my canker sore bleed on my tongue, and looks as if their may be a small hole on the location? I recently just had my wisdom teeth removed
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. Take care. ...Read more
I am having canker sore in teeth root and also tonsilitis,I took amoxcyllin for 3 days after that suddenly getting high fever what could be the cause?
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. A Rx for Kenalog in Orabase may help for pain. ...Read more
I bit my lip fairly hard on friday and have a huge canker sore in front of my lower teeth. I have been rinsing with salt water and baking soda. But it is still very painful! What would you suggest?
Numbing: Pick up a tie of Orabase-B at your drug store. Dab small amount onto lesion with q-tip. Should be a little better every day. If not, see your Dentist to check for infection. ...Read more