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Does Salt Water 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
How do I get rid of huge cancker sores on my tonsils? They are getting bigger and hurt very bad. I am gargling with salt water and etc* but no results
I don't like salt water and i can't go out and buy anything can I do anything at home for removal of canker sore?
Have a canker sore bottom left gum for a few days I just recently started doing the salt water thing right now my left jaw/under/neck is sore scared!!
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks only. They can be painful and can make eating and talking very difficult, can make your jaw under neck sore and are the most common oral lesions. It is always a good idea to visit your dentist to support the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have had a small white canker inside my mouth right below me teeth ont he inside of my lower lip. I have gargled salt water but it wont go away?
Canker sores: If it is truly a canker sore (aphthous ulcer) it can take up to 14 days to completely resolve. If it lasts longer, you have other symptoms, or you want to make sure that it is actually a canker sore, see your dentist for a one on one clinical evaluation. Regardless, all lesions lasting longer than 2 weeks need to be evaluated for more serious conditions. ...Read more
I bit my lip fairly hard on friday and have a huge canker sore in front of my lower teeth. I have been rinsing with salt water and baking soda. But it is still very painful! What would you suggest?
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