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Can you catch an infection from a canker sore?

Yes and no: While not considered contagious some it is an open wound so you can get a secondary infection. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I have a canker sore that is extremely painful when I swallow, what infection could this be?

I have a canker sore that is extremely painful when I swallow, what infection could this be?

Canker sores: The most common oral mucosal disease. No causative microorganisms (bacteria, virus) for canker sores have been identified. Rather, the disease is considered to result from immune system dysfunction. The complete healing usually takes 10-14 days and no treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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How to treat genital canker sores? Hi there, I saw my ob on tuesday. A few weeks ago I had thought I had a UTI but it got better. Well...On sunday the pain came back and I had a canker sore by my urethra. I have never experienced anything like this before

How to treat genital canker sores? Hi there, I saw my ob on tuesday. A few weeks ago I had thought I had a UTI but it got better. Well...On sunday the pain came back and I had a canker sore by my urethra. I have never experienced anything like this before

Not canker sores: You need to see your ob/gyn or a dermatologist for these lesion. Two prevalent diseases that give genital sores are herpes (a virus) and lichen planis (auto-immune possibly). Both can be painful and can have oral and skin related lesions. Some cases can become serious from scarring. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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Is a canker sore in your mouth a sign of HIV infection? Have one for a wk now very painful. Never had it this long. On my gum. What caused this?

Is a canker sore in your mouth a sign of HIV infection? Have one for a wk now very painful. Never had it this long. On my gum. What caused this?

See below: Cancer sores are quite common and the cause is not known. If the lesion persists or recurs, you should see your dentist. See this site for more info on this topic.

http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/canker-sores ...Read more

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Are swollen glands common with canker sores? Could I have an infection? I have had a huge canker sore on my cheek now I have a small ones on my tounge, lip, and back near my wisdom tooth and my glands are swollen and feels better after I brush.

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Canker sores are usually accompanied by swollen lymph nodes. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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I have sore body without any fever for last two days and have no urinary infection too. What could be the possible reason. Kindly sugegest?

I have sore body without any fever for last two days and have no urinary infection too. What could be the possible reason. Kindly sugegest?

Here are some. ..: Known to us, our body is in its constant struggle to cope with internal & external change so we can survive and live well. Along such struggle for self-healing, its effectiveness may be up or down but toward eventual aging and demise of life. Feeling sore here & there usually resulting from either viral invasion or autoimmune disorders from unknown causes. So, short-term ups & downs is ok but if.. ...Read more

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I have hpv (genital warts) that have persisted. I now have a canker sore for the last approx. A week. I have a bacterial throat infection to, related?

I have hpv (genital warts) that have persisted. I now have a canker sore for the last approx. A week. I have a bacterial throat infection to, related?

Not related: I can't put the three issues together as a related issue. Hpv has the potential of regressing locally and resurfacing later. The other issues arise from different sources. ...Read more

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Huge canker sore, what to do!?

Huge canker sore, what to do!?

Laser: Find a dentist with alaser wo knows how too treat these. Relief can come in minutes. ...Read more

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Can a canker sore be black? Why?

Can a canker sore be black? Why?

Canker sore: Canker sore are typically rounded white ulceration inside the mouth. They will heal in about 10 days. ...Read more

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Quick ways to heal a canker sore?

Quick ways to heal a canker sore?

Home remedy: Nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, the best home remedy for canker sore is to put a chip of alum on top of the sore. Alum removes the moisture from the ulcer and promotes the healing. ...Read more

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How can you remove a canker sore?

How can you remove a canker sore?

Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to heal (not "remove") canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. Http://tinyurl. Com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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Most preferred canker sore remedies?

Most preferred canker sore remedies?

Canker sores: 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 in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Nsaid's or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for. ...Read more

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How can you stop pain of canker sore?

How can you stop pain of canker sore?

Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to treat canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. Http://tinyurl. Com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a canker sore?

Canker sore: Canker sores hurt really bad and they look like little white spots with a red outline usually. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a canker sore?

What could I do to cure a canker sore?

Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. You might have a vitamin deficiency. Check with your primary care. ...Read more

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What symptoms make you think of canker sore?

Isolated mouth sore: Cankers are isolated shallow ulcers on the inside of the lip, lining of the cheeks or on the tongue. They hurt even though they're no more than 2-3 millimeters in diameter. No fever. You can't help run your tongue over it - that probably inhibits healing. Multiple ulcers on the lip think herpes type 1. Multiple sores in back of mouth with fever think herpangina or hand-foot-mouth syndrome. ...Read more

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What works in taking care of a canker sore fast?

What works in taking care of a canker sore fast?

Consider cause: Prevention of recurrent canker sores is better than treatment of them! Sometimes these aphthous ulcers are the result of acid reflux or a reaction to you toothpaste (consider trying one that lacks sodium lauryl sulfate). Once you have one, try to avoid touching the area. I have found some success prescribing kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase dental paste for them. ...Read more

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Recently, I have had this canker sore for a week?

Recently, I have had this canker sore for a week?

They usually resolve: W/i 2 to 3 weeks. 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

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What should I do if I have this annoying canker sore?

Usually resolve on: Their own. 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 dentist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Canker sore?

What is the definition or description of: Canker sore?

Aphthous Ulcer: Another name for Aphthous Ulcer or Aphthous Stomatitis. There are other conditions that present similarly, so if you have one of these/get them regularly ask you dentist to take a look and discuss options. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore and its painful what should I do?

I have a canker sore and its painful what should I do?

Chloe aseptic: Chloraseptic liquid will make it feel better and it will heal in a week or 10 days. ...Read more

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I scratched my that now have canker sore. What do I do?

I scratched my that now have canker sore. What do I do?

Canker sore: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) will heal on their own in 5-7 days. In the meantime, stay away from anything that may irritate it, such as acidic foods.
If it a problem at meals, apply Orabase ointment (over the counter from your pharmacy) on the ulcer before meals. ...Read more

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What to do if I need help treating my canker sore. Please help?

What to do if I need help treating my canker sore. Please help?

Most resolve in 7 da: Most resoolve in 5 to 7 days. I have had patients use hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash for canker sores. I must tell you it does not taste very good.
Sores on the lips may be helped with a cream called abrevia appliied to the sore. Some patients may need an anti-viral medication such as zovirex. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have had a canker sore for 5 months. Help?

Please promptly: See your dentist. Uncomplicated canker sores usually heal within three weeks. ...Read more

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Is a canker sore supposed to bleed?

Is a canker sore supposed to bleed?

It can: If it is very large, then bleeding may occur. There are many mouth ulcers called canker sores, so a professional diagnosis is important to rule out even cancer. ...Read more

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How to know if my canker sore is infected?

How to know if my canker sore is infected?

Canker sore: Canker sores do not usually get infected. See a dentist to confirm that you have a canker sore. Whatever you have, your dentist would be the best one to help you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What makes salting a canker sore help with pain?

Hurts: It would hurt a lot at first but may hasten the recovery. However I am unaware of any scientific study on this approach and obviously no drug company would sponsor such a study. ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell if my canker sore is infected?

Is there a way to tell if my canker sore is infected?

Perhaps: A canker sore in the mouth is very painful and can last up to about 10 days. If it isn't healing and continues to grow or has a lot of redness surrounding it, have it checked by a dentist to be sure it isn't something else. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

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


Dr. Katharine Cox
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more