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I have a canker sore on uvula. How can I get rid of it?

I have a canker sore on uvula. How can I get rid of it?

Bland diet: Nothing too hot or spicy to eat, otherwise you will continue to irritate it. Often, they may take up to 7 days to heal, on their own. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Will a doctor prescribe pain meds for canker sore on uvula?

Will a doctor prescribe pain meds for canker sore on uvula?

Usually NSAIDS work: I routinely prescribe nsaids to control pain from canker sores during the 3-5 days that they are uncomfortable. In rare cases, called "major aphthae" i will prescribe a short course of oral corticosteroid--especially if the lesion/s interfere with swallowing or speech. The uvula is part of the palate and can be very uncomfortable. If Ibuprofen doesn't control pain, call your dentist for help. G/l! ...Read more

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Just found out throat pain was virus and big canker sore on uvula.What can do to relieve pain?No strep

Just found out throat pain was virus and big canker sore on uvula.What can do to relieve pain?No strep

Diet also important: Dr sandler gave some good advice.. Also avoid spicy and acidic foods and drinks until your throat feels better. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a very painful canker sore on my uvula and before that I had tonsillitis and it's good now and treated. I can't eat, please help?

Hi, I have a very painful canker sore on my uvula and before that I had tonsillitis and it's good now and treated. I can't eat, please help?

Canker sore: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist for laser treatment, immediate solution. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I developed a 'canker sore' on the back of my throat near my uvula. HSV swab negative. Is this normal?

I developed a 'canker sore' on the back of my throat near my uvula. HSV swab negative. Is this normal?

Impossible to say: The "canker sore" you described, could in fact be a canker sore. If it last longer than 1 week , I would suggest you have it evaluated by a health care professional , preferably a dentist. ...Read more

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A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?

A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?

See your doctor: Are you expecting us to diagnose you over the internet and come up with some great medication for you to take to eliminate your symptoms quickly and easily? Either ride everything out or see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have so much canker sore in my mouth ?

I have so much canker sore in my mouth ?

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

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What to do if I have a canker sore in my mouth !helppp?

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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What is a canker sore in the mouth and is it permanent?

What is a canker sore in the mouth and is it permanent?

No: An aphthous ulcer or canker sore is a type of ulcer that presents as a painful open sore inside the mouth or upper throat characterized by a break in the mucous membrane. Its cause is unknown, but they are not contagious. They usually last 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure a canker sore inside your mouth?

What is a good way to cure a canker sore inside your mouth?

Comfortable: Anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more

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Does anybody know some home remedies for canker sore in the mouth?

Does anybody know some home remedies for canker sore in the mouth?

None proven: There are no therapies that actually cure canker sores, so find something soothing to provide comfort as you heal. ...Read more

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Canker sore in mouth, what homeremedy can we use?

Canker sore in mouth, what  homeremedy can we use?

Gargle: Gargle with peroxide or mouth wash or salt water. Eat lots of ice cream and popsicles to kill the pain. ...Read more

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What is a canker sore in mouth and how do I fix it?

Virus: Usually brought on by trauma or stress. Palliative treatment includes topical medicines. If serious, flare ups can be prevented with daily medications prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can treat canker sore in mouth!?

Can i tell me how i can treat canker sore in mouth!?

Canker sore: If it's a true canker sore, it will go away in 5-14 days on its own. Avoid spicy and acidic foods. There are numerous otc medications\ointments available at the local pharmacy or supermarket to help it feel better. Rinsing alternately with warm salt water or diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide often helps. If you need something stronger or wish quicker relief, see your own dentist. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat canker sore in three year old's mouth?

None proven: There are no therapies that actually cure canker sores, so find something soothing to provide comfort as you heal. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods / drinks am not supposed to have when there's a canker sore in my mouth?

Please suggest what foods / drinks am not supposed to have when there's a canker sore in my mouth?

No spicey or acidic: Avoid foods or drinks that will irritate the canker sore especially spicey and acidic items. ...Read more

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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


Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more