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How'd i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

How'd i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

Self heals: Canker sores appear on the movable tissues in your mouth. They self resolve by 2 weeks. You can cover it with zilactin, which you can purchase at a drugstore. It covers and sticks to the canker sore for several hours and promotes healing and reduces the discomfort. ...Read more

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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How could i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

How could i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

Unlucky: Canker sores occur in some people more than others. There is no known treatment that speeds up healing beyond the normal 10 days. You can get canker sore anywhere in your mouth. They are caused by a combination of microtrauma and a virus. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a canker sore at the front tip of my tongue. Any tips on how to get rid of it?

What to do if I have a canker sore at the front tip of my tongue. Any tips on how to get rid of it?

Time: No magic bullet but topical antibiotic may possibly be helpful for some. Others have tried table salt (painful) with success. A doctor may also prescribe a cortisone paste for the condition. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get rid of canker sore?

Can i tell me how i can get rid of canker sore?

Laser: Wait 7-10 days using topical meds or find a laser dentist who can treat them and make you pain - free in minutes. ...Read more

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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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Can i tell me how i can get rid of canker sore ( mouth ulcer )?

Can i tell me how i can get rid of canker sore ( mouth ulcer )?

Most often they : Will resolve without any treatment. 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). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a canker sore today?

How do I get rid of a canker sore today?

Palliative Therapy: Maintain optimal oral hygiene and take otc pain meds and mouth rinses. If it is too much then you may need to go to the dentist. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of a canker sore?

How can I quickly get rid of a canker sore?

Couple of meds: Herpecin-l is an over the counter chapstick type medication. Zovirax (acyclovir) is good if the canker sore is from herpes. ...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