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What exactly is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

What exactly is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Run its course: They heal in about 2 weeks no matter what you do. However the pharmacies have over the counter items that make it more comfortable until they heal. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Almost everyone is infected with this herpes virus. The first episode is usualy in early childhood. It is dramaticaly different from all the later events. The virus is always present. When your immune system is weakened (stress, disease, almost anything) the viri end up stronger than your immune system. They do their job, and ...Read more


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What's the optimal or fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

What's the optimal or fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to treat canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. http://tinyurl.com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. http://tinyurl.com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore overnight?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a canker sore overnight?

Overnight?: You can try praying or magic, but I know of no "overnight" remedies. It generally takes 7-10 days to resolve, although there are many OTC medications that can be used for pain relief. Ask your dentist or pharmacist to recommend something. Some dentists use laser treatment. ...Read more

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Which is the best and fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Which is the best and fastest way to get rid of a canker sore?

Canker sore relief: There are numerous over the counter medications to help relieve discomfort from canker sores. Some things you can do to help speed up the healing time is to rinse with warm salt water, suck on Tums (calcium carbonate) throughout the day and avoid acidic foods like nuts, vinegar dressings, orange juice and tomato sauces. ...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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What method is there to get rid of a canker sore fast?

What method is there to get rid of a canker sore fast?

They usually resolve: On their own. 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 (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Please call your >. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore fast?

Meds: There are some meds to help if you catch them right away, but you would have to have a prescription ...Read more

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Canker sore in mouth, what can I do to get rid of it as fast as possible ?

Canker sore in mouth, what can I do to get rid of it as fast as possible ?

Prevention: The reaction of people to acidic foods is very variable. Some people are just more susceptible to reactions to acidic foods and drinks, like orange juice, pineapple juice, fruits, tomatoes, and others. Stress and anxiety also create problems sometimes. As far as i know, prevention is difficult except for keeping track of what you eat/drink and when you get the sores. Second opinion?! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of canker sore?

How can I get rid of canker sore?

Debacterol: A medicament known as debacterol is effective, and immediately relieves the pain ...Read more

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Please tell me how to get rid of canker sore?

Please tell me how to get rid of canker sore?

Alternative:Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times for canker sores (also known as apthous ulcers) in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. http://tinyurl.com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. http://tinyurl.com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

Are small, benign but painful ulcers of the mouth and throat. They generally resolve on their own in 10-14 days. There are various over the counter remedies that ...Read more