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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?
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
Can Cranker sores be positive as hsv 1? Because I've never had any outside my mouth only inside ulcer sores tested positive hsv-1 while cranker sore
Yes/unrelated: HSV1 infection is likely universal although only a small % of people get cold sores from it . The cause of canker sores is unknown although suspected to be some sort of reaction to a bacteria in the mouth by some. Thus the chance of having a positive HSV1 ab test is high regardless of whatever other disease you may have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a pain reducing mouthwash for canker sores?
What is the best waty to treat a canker
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My left tonsil had a canker sore on it but now my right tonsil has a canker sore on it, the sores hasn't got a border around it, what could cause it?
Be sure of diagnosis: 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 to mention a few. ...Read more
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
Tiny red finger like sores on underside of tongue. Very painful. Not typical canker sore. What could it be? How to ease pain?
Glossitis: Could be inflammation of the tongue which we call glositis which could be anywhere on the tongue, but if it is on undersurface alone, it is on both sides of the cnetral fold- frenulam(a partition). R/o foods that could have caused allergy/Bcomplex vitamin deficiency/habits like excess candies ingestion. Need to r/o infections arising in that area . Also need to r/o apthous ulcers,common condn. ...Read more
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?
Can canker sores on gums of the teeth to swell up? Will it subside after the canker sore is healed?
Can someone get a canker sore on the top of their mouth? and can alcohol cause canker sores? I did a bit of heavy drinking over the July 4th weekend
I have what started out as a bump on roof of mouth.. Then turned into a canker sore. History of sores. Side of hard palate.
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I have what I believe is a canker sore on my cheek. Are canker sores accompanied with tooth pain? When I try to eat it burns and hurts my teeth
Canker sore on each side of vaginal opening. Never had them on my genitals before. I do get canker sores inside my mouth and currently have one there.
I have a slightly sore raised white bump just on the inside of my lower lip. I have never had cold sores but it is not a canker sore. What is it?
Many things: If it is not gone in a week, see an oral surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tiny bump on labial mucosa, felt by tongue. Does not look irradiated nor red and it's not a canker sore. I used to get lots of canker sores as kid. No white coating. Doc appt in 3 weeks. Cancer?
Can canker sores and stress cause swollen lymph nodes under mandible? Very stressed from college and canker sore. Health anxiety as well.
Probable: Although the cause of canker sores remain obscure, stress and perhaps even another viral illness may trigger them. Thus it is not difficult to imagine that swollen lymph glands can indeed occur. However if the glands are getting larger fast or lingering on for more than a month, check with your doctor. ...Read more