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Does Salt Help Canker Sores
How to keep mouth wound clean? Is the best way to keep it clean (is it the same as with canker sores, using salt water?
Comfortable: Warm salt water generally irritates them more and prolongs healing. Use 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
I have always got canker sores in mouth I have 3 now what's the best thing to do for them other then warm salt water?
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. 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
Whats the difference between canker sores and ulcerative oral lichen planus? I get little ulcers in my mouth usually 4-5 at a time, but they resolve with salt water rinse and applying honey to them. Dont lichen planus ulcers last for months?
See: A dentist. The best way to get a definitive diagnosis is by seeing a dentist. An oral surgeon or Oral pathologist would be the best people to ask. ...Read more
I have constant really bad canker sores. Doctors do not know what they are from, I've been to plenty. Help?!
Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist can prescribe an anti-viral. Try to eat healthy, include a multivitamin and exercise to lower stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long ?: Your post did not say. If the canker sores are present for more than 14 days, you need to see your physician to determine what the lesions are... They may not be canker sores. ...Read more
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