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Canker Sores Inside Lower Lip
How long do canker sores last i.Bit my lip hard and its almost been a week and i.Have two of them on my lower lip?
14 days: On average canker sores have a life cycle of 14 days. ...Read more
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How to treat cuts or canker sores in the mouth. Have two marks in lower lip where it got cut &it even hurts to eat. What can I take to get rid of it?
Gargle and avoid...:
Since you mouth is teeming with bacteria, and the sore is the result of a herpes reactivation to due the virus perceiving stress:
1. Reduce the bruden of bacteria near the wound by gargling with listerine or salt water 60seconds twice a day until the sores go away (the bacterial load near the sore may delay healing), and
2. Avoid sour, citrus, acidic, spicey foods which will irritate the sore. ...Read more
I had an emotionally stressful week and I had about 6 canker sores on my gums and lower gum, near my lip. Now I have 3 left, the lower lip is still swollen. What shouldi do?
I have a painless 1cm red bump at the top of my lower lip. I've had canker sores before but never had a cold sore. However, I can't tell what this is.
At the top of your l: Lip it's usually a canker sore. If you wish to have it looked at I could see you for a virtual concierge consult through healthtap for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. During the virtual consult I may see pictures of your lip or a live webcam as well. Best wishes. ...Read more
I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?
Unrelated problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a ear pain, These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Toothache -see a dentist 3. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...Read more
More discomfort: Dry mouth symptoms will probably make your canker sores a bit more uncomfortable. This is a very common side effect of many medications. Biotene products available otc at a pharmacy may help but if you have persistent issues, talk to your physician or dentist about what you can do to address the underlying causes of these symptoms. ...Read more
Don't pop them!: Cold sores (fever blisters), are groups of small blisters on the lip ; around the mouth. The skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, ; sore. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, then scab over after a few days. They usually heal in several days to 2 weeks. Popping them can ; will spread the virus in the area, causing a longer ; bigger problem. Quantum sells a great otc gel. ...Read more
Not on lips: A canker sore is painful sore or sores inside your mouth -- on the tongue, soft palate (the back portion of the roof of your mouth), or inside your cheeks and not on the lips. The cause of canker sores is unknown. If it is on your lips it may be a cold sore so I would not recommend popping it. ...Read more
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My wife gets canker sores often. She uses debactorol, but her lip is now swollen. Possible concerns?
The whole lip?: If only part of the lip is swollen and there is a canker sore on that part of the lip, then dr. Mulnick is correct. If the entire lip is swollen then something else is going on. Angioedema is the term for the entire lip becoming swollen. It could be an allergic reaction to a food or a medication - although probably not the debactorol. If the entire lip is involved have her see her doctor. ...Read more
I have canker sores whenever I bite my inner lip or tounge in the exact place I bit it is this normal?
Yes normal: Try not to bite your tongue.Get a more detailed answer ›
My brother developed two canker sores on the inside of his upper lip. Now his lip is severey swollen and the inside looks split in half. What is this?
Stomatitis: He may have stomatitis where the tissues of the mouth swell and multiple canker sores can appear. He might also have bite trauma. We tend to 'play' with canker sores so get the soreness out. Please see your dentist or doctor so they can prescribe an antiviral to help your brother heal or go to the emergency room since his lip is so swollen. ...Read more
Possible\unlikely: It is very unusual but possible for cold sores caused by a virus to appear on the inside of the lip, and when they do, it is most common near the insider border of the lip. They appear more often in clusters and as a blister, unlike canker sores (aphthous ulcers) which occur only inside the mouth and usually as a single white ulcer surrounded by a red inflamed border. ...Read more
When I eat ketchup, I get these canker sores on my lips, what am I allergic to? Fastest to get ride of them? Can I use oragel if expired?
Canker Sores: Canker sores are painful oral lesions that look like shallow, round ulcers. There are many reason why canker sores appear including family history, trauma, hormones, food or drug hypersensitivity, and increased stress. Canker sores not usually a manifestation of allergy. Not great treatment options: triamcinolone acetonide in Orabase, fluocinonide gel covered by Orabase, and topical analgesics ...Read more
I have small bumps on inside of my bottom lip. Haven't kissed anyone in 2 months & they just appeared 2 weeks ago. There not canker sores. What's this?
Don't know: Don't know without determination. Sometimes pathogens can lay dormant in your tissues and become active for no apparent reason. Any lesion still present after 2 weeks requires immediate examination. Call your Dentist. We can't diagnose this for you over the computer from a description that only says "bumps." Please call your Dentist. ...Read more
Two different things: Cankers (recurrent aphthous ulcers) are an "auto-immune" type reaction to trauma/stress (such as biting your lip). They occur on the loose membranes of your lips, cheeks and floor of the mouth. Your dentist can treat with prednisone, laser or chemicals to cut pain. Cold sores are hsv. Abreva helps those some, but most need doc rx. Both go away without treatment in 10-14 days (pain only 3-5 days). ...Read more
The mouth sores associated with behçet's disease: where are they typically located, in mouth or lips? And are they like canker sores or cold sores?
I am not sexually active right now and yesterday I started having pain when I walk and sit. I have what looks like three canker sores on the lip of my?
I believe what I have under my top lip are 3 Canker sores or mouth ulcers how do I know for sure? What causes them? How do I make them go away?
Exam: You really can't know for sure but a doctor or dentist can usually tell by looking at it. This should resolve in a few days but may last a little longer. It's probably best just to wait for it to resolve on it's own. I know it's miserable but there isn't any treatment to make it resolve sooner. ...Read more
Tiny white and red bumps on inside of lip/ top and bottom. Kinda sore. Not canker sores. And around crease of lips where lips sit on eachother? Tiny
A tiny bumps: A tiny bumps in mouth including the lips, may be caused by a few possible conditions like foods irritation or allergy. In most cases they are harmless and may resolve on their own, but you should see a doctor if the bumps persist for more than 10 days or becomes worse over time. Take care. ...Read more
I've been having recurring fever blisters/canker sores over the past few weeks on different parts of my body (lips, between thighs, etc)Any reason/cause?
Have doc take a look: Medicine is both an art and a science, shortcuts don't usually work. It's not often possible to say with certainty what is causing a problem without 1) seeing it and b) taking a history of the illness. In addition, sometimes testing is needed. I wish that technology for distance diagnosis was better than it is, but for now seeing a doctor in person will help you the most. Hope you're better soon! ...Read more
I have about 6 canker sores in my mouth. They are on ny inner cheek, tip of my tongue, lips (on the inside) and on gums. What can it be and what to do?
Oral herpes: This sounds like oral herpes and not canker sores due to the locations of the lesions. But it could also be an allergic reaction to something you eat. The most common reactions are to cinnamon in gum and sls in toothpaste. So try not to use these, look at the toothpaste labels and avoid sls (sodium laryl sulfate) and see what happens. See you doctor and get tested for herpes. ...Read more
Not canker sores but bit my lip when tripped while running and didn't go to urgent care and have two dark bumps on my lips so wondering who to go to get addressed?
Lip: This may be something that will heal by itself using ice and OTC pain medications. A dentist or oral surgeon can evaluate the area and determine if the teeth or other oral structures have been damaged. ...Read more
Can you get canker sores on your lip? I get a lot of canker sores in my mouth so was thinking if its possible. And pimples on lips?
Could be: Herpetic clusters. Difficult to diagnose without a clinical exam. Canker sores can be present on the inner aspect of the lips. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Keep getting canker sores on my tongue and lips. My b12 is fine, im hiv neg, my wbc count is 3.8 a little low but since my other levels were good my dr said it was fine. What could this be? Why did it come so sudden? How can I permanently fix them?
No permanent fix.: Canker sores have many causes, if these are canker sores. There are other afflictions like lichen planis that can manifest as sores in these areas. That can occur with other illnesses or weakened immune condition. Stress or trama can bring these outbreaks. However, they can be triggered by exposure to an irritant. I have pt who break out when they have red wine or nuts. Look at your intake. ...Read more
What is the fastest way to get rid of cuts on my lip and canker sores in my mouth? It's hard to talk and eat because my bottom lip is swollen. Help.
Infection: With the appropriate medications that would be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more