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I constantly have cranker sores lately. All of them are quite painful and sometime I got 2 at once. Is there anything wrong with my health?

I constantly have cranker sores lately. All of them are quite painful and sometime I got 2 at once. Is there anything wrong with my health?

Vague: Canker sores are quite the mystery and some people get them while others may not, even if they eat the same foods, etc. I would possibly keep a journal of when you get them and note what you ate, drank, activities, meds, supplements, etc. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cranker sores?

How do you get rid of cranker sores?

Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) go away on their own. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods. The pharmacies sell numerous medications to apply that work fairly well. Ask your druggist which he\she recommends. If necessary you can see a dentist to treat or prescribe something that will work slightly better and perhaps quicker. Most people just wait it out. ...Read more

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My canker sore is bleeding? I get canker sores all the time but they've never bled.

My canker sore is bleeding? 
I get canker sores all the time but they've never bled.

Canker sore bleeding: Canker sores normally don't bleed. If it is a canker sore, it will heal on its own. However, it may not be a canker sore. If it does not heal in 7-10 days, or if a bleeding sore re-occurs, you need to have it examined by a dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I use to get canker sores before finding rembrandt for canker sore suffers. Rembrandt has discontinued. What do you advise to replace?

I use to get canker sores before finding rembrandt for canker sore suffers. Rembrandt has discontinued. What do you advise to replace?

SLS free: Rembrandt brand toothpaste is free of sodium lauryl sulfate (sls), a detergent found in many toothpastes. Some people say their canker sores go away if they use sls free toothpaste. There are multiple brands of sls free toothpaste to use as an alternative if you are sensitive to sls. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a huge canker sore on my tongue and it hurts, how can I prevent canker sores?

What to do if I have a huge canker sore on my tongue and it hurts, how can I prevent canker sores?

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. 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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What should I do if I have a canker sore on the inside of my bottom lip, that makes it a what causes these annoying sores?

What should I do if I have a canker sore on the inside of my bottom lip, that makes it a what causes these annoying sores?

Canker sores: Canker sores can be caused by stress, an injury such as biting the lip, acidic foods. The exact cause is unknown. Canker sores heal on their own in 5-7 days. For protection from irritation during eating, apply orabase ointment (non prescription), which sticks to the sore to keep it covered. ...Read more

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Why do I get a canker sore when I do "oil pulling" with Coconut Oil? I heard Coconut is supposed to help canker sores not cause them.

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. 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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Can alcohol cause canker sores? I have an area that hurts between my molars and my cheek. But it seems too big to be a canker sore. Idk. Please help.

Can alcohol cause canker sores? I have an area that hurts between my molars and my cheek. But it seems too big to be a canker sore. Idk. Please help.

Possibly!: Alcohol is an irritant to mucosal tissue. Depends on your particular sensitivity and on the Proof of the drink and how many exposures to it you've had. What can cause a lesion for you may not for someone else. Be careful...there are other lesions that can mimic canker sores too. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have gum disease or some viral sores or canker sore flare-up?

Need exam please: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

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