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Best way to get rid of canker sores?

Best way to get rid of canker sores?

Canker sore: If you have a canker sore ( aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times a day. Another option is to swish a mix of 1 part milk of magnesia ; 1 part liquid Benadryl in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Nsaid's or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Small, shallow, and painful lesions on the tongue, inner cheek, or at the base of the gums, usually with a white or yellow center surrounded by redness. They may occur spontaneously or after a minor injury such as a cheek bite. They usually heal in one to two weeks, but larger sores may persist for ...Read more


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Ways to get rid of cold sores fast?

Ways to get rid of cold sores fast?

Not easy: They say that cold sores heal in two weeks if you treat them, and they heal in 14 days if you don't. The point being that there is no good way to make them heal quickly. Topical ointments containing a topical anesthetic can eliminate pain while the healing process continues. ...Read more

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Fastest easiest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Fastest easiest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Try Zilactin B, : An over the counter medication found in pharmacies. Dry area, apply thin layer, let it dry and turn white. Your dentist can prescribe a steroid in a delivery vehicle called orabase. Rx for that! avoid toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulfate which can help cause. Avoid acidic foods. Be careful brushing not to gouge tissue. Lasers work very well, hope your dentist has one. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of canker sores.?

How to get rid of canker sores.?

Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel sulfate. Switching to biotene or other toothpaste not containing this ingredient can be the cure in preventing this painful condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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Fast effective ways to get rid of cold sores?

Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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Fast effective ways to get rid of cold sores?

Oral Antiviral: "cold sores" on lips is caused by herpes simplex virus. One usually feels burning sensation before the blisters appear. If you start the oral antiviral Acyclovir or valcyclovir early, at the onset of your symptoms, you can reduce the extent of the flare, and sometime even prevent a flare. See your doctor for the rx. ...Read more

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Fastest way to get rid of cold sores ?

Takes its course: If you get recurrent severe cold sores i recommend suppression treatment. You take a lower dose of antiviral rx that will prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Best way to get rid of cold sores?

Valacyclovir: If it is a herpes lesion, it initially will feel like an itching or burning sensation. The lesion will appear like a cluster of grapes. If you start taking the valacyclovir right away the sore will go away within a couple of days. If not the blisters will break, the skin will crust over and after a week to ten days it will heal. ...Read more

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Want to get rid of cold sores fast?

Want to get rid of cold sores fast?

They have a life : Nothing gets rid of cold sores. It seems no matter what you do they hang around for about 14 days. If you try to put something on them..They will last 2 weeks. Try to keep them dry ( no vaseline or chapstick) and don't pick at them. Limit stress and fatigue. Unfortunately, some people are prone to getting them. Watch spicy or acidic food and drink. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold sores in mouth quickly?

Cold sore: Cold sores are of viral origin. You need to get an anti viral prescription from your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Kini Tran Dr. Tran
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Any easy ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Dr. Kini Tran Dr. Tran
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Any easy ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Yes, Listerine: Listerine purple bottle 30 second rinses 2-3x/day help it heal faster. If you use the mouthrinse when it first develops, it will keep it small and possibly not develop into a larger size. It goes away much faster than the usual 2 weeks long time frame of pain. You can also use rx apthasol by your dentist. ...Read more

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Quickest way to get rid of a cold sore?

Cold Sores: Your physician can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are also used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1,000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of canker sores?

What are the ways to get rid of canker sores?

Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. Then rub orajel on the sore. 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 or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral. ...Read more

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Quickest way to get rid of a cold sore!?

Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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Whats the quickest way to get rid of painful mouth ulcers?

Whats the quickest way to get rid of painful  mouth ulcers?

Remove the cause: To help your dentist determine the cause, do an audit: Have you changed diet, oral habits or hygiene? Have you moved? Perhaps you had a change in your health or medications? Has this happened before? How many times? How often? Once you have answered these, see your dentist. He or she can give you specific info & prescribe a simple mouth rinse or Rx to address the issue. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of a cold sore quickly?

OTC meds: Good drying meds without presription are available. Ask your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of ulcers (canker sores) fast?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is there a good way to get rid of ulcers (canker sores) fast?

Canker sores: are not pleasant and can be very painful. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known) and recurrent aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Your dentist may prescribe an antimicrobial mouth rinse corticosteroid ointment to control the pain and irritation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold sore quickly?

How to get rid of cold sore quickly?

Not quickly: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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