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Dentist said it is canker sours, and a gum infection i hav been using salt water and antibiotics, should I brush my teeth during this, what else can I do?

Dentist said it is canker sours, and a gum infection i hav been using salt water and antibiotics, should I brush my teeth during this, what else can I do?

What to do?: You should always brush and floss and keep your mouth clean. Canker sores will go away on their own in 7-10 days. Your local pharmacy has numerous products to make things feel better meanwhile (or saltwater). I just ride it out myself. Gum infections require not only antibiotics but treatment as well. Your own dentist should be able to answer all your questions and treat you accordingly. ...Read more

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What can I do about canker soars?

What can I do about canker soars?

Leave alone: Canker sores usually occur in the lip area as result of dry chapped lips contaminated with an oral virus. It can be caused by other conditions. Usually it will heal by itself in 1 - 2 weeks. Antiviral ointments such as kenalog (triamcinolone) can help improving healing. If the sore does not heal during this time other test including a biopsy might be in order. ...Read more

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This canker sor is hurting extremely bad. How can I soothe the pain?

This canker sor is hurting extremely bad. How can I soothe the pain?

Licorice root and:: My favorite remedy for canker sores is applying a licorice root extract. For a description of many other home remedies including many reports by those who have tried them see www.earthclinic.com/cures/canker_sores.html Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes canker sores?

What causes canker sores?

Several: The exact cause of most canker sores is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple canker sores. Certain foods -- including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes, and strawberries) -- can trigger a canker sore. Sometimes a sharp tooth surface, dental appliance, braces, or ill fitting dentures can trigger them. ...Read more

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What causes my canker sores?

What causes my canker sores?

Canker sores: See> http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/causes/con-20021262

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Should i be taking bampho phenique for canker sores?

Camphoi-phenique: Campho- phenique can be used to help a canker sore feel better, especially when it first starts. The canker sore will heal in about 10-14 days. Avoid spicy or acidic foods. ...Read more

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Are canker sores permanent?

Are canker sores permanent?

No, canker sores: Are not permanent. If you have a seemingly permanent lesion than it needs to be checked by your dentist. It may not be a canker sore. ...Read more

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How do you treat canker sores?

How do you treat canker sores?

L-lysine: Try a lysine gel cap pierce it and put the gel on your sore. Anti-viral creams like Denavir (penciclovir) can also be very useful. ...Read more

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Can citrus cause canker sores?

NO!!!: But any acidic materiel will sting on contact with an aphthous ulcer, suddenly making you aware of it. ...Read more

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