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Home Remedies For Canker Sore On The Tonsils
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Canker sores: Is very common after tooth extraction. 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. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a canker sore right on my tonsil VERY painful. Besides salt anything else will heal it fast??
If it is a canker sore, it will heal on its own in 7-10 days.
If it does not heal after 10 days, have it examined by your dentist, oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist.
Or, have it examined now to make sure what kind of lesion it is. ...Read more
I have a canker sore on my tonsil for 7 days now. Is it possible to have a huge canker sore on your tonsil?
Not sure: Some find that applying table salt on the sores may help (painful when applied), others have tried topical antibiotic with success. Still others have been treated with a topical cortisone paste. All of which work for some people. There is no sure cure since we do not know what causes canker sores yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Canker sore?: How do you know it is a canker sore? It may also be bacterial, viral or something else. Do you have any other symptoms? If not, rinse with salt water and it should be gone in 5-10 days. If it persists or you have other symptoms, see your physician for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left tonsil had a canker sore on it but now my right tonsil has a canker sore on it, the sores hasn't got a border around it, what could cause it?
Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, STD to mention a few. ...Read more
Why would you biopsy a canker sore? Been longer then 2 weeks saw dentist just gave me some paste to put on it, on my tonsil crazy painful
See an Oral Surgeon: A sore more than 10 days old should be examined and possibly biopsied. ...Read more
I have what looks like a canker sore inside my mouth & then hours later the back of my mouth/tonsils were sore. What is this?
Could be the same: Likely canker sores as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
My tonsils are swelling slightly day by day. I daily clean out tonsil stones gently with a toothpick. I now have a canker sore there. Tonsillitis?
Cancker sore: You could of picked up a viral infection in the form of a canker sore by using the toothpick ...Read more
Can Valtrex cause Viral Pharyngitis? I have 5 tiny canker sore like ulcers on one tonsil. Symptoms appeared two days after starting pill.
No, Valtrex does not: Cause viral pharyngitis. Most likely, the sores you are seeing are from the infection you are treating with the Valtrex. The Valtrex takes some time to begin working & the sores may have already been starting at a sub clinical level. If they are continuing, please see your doctor. ...Read more
White pimple thing in the fold of my left tonsil, feels scratchy and a bit uncomfortable to swallow, could this be a canker sore, saw doc not strep?
Pain on left side of throat. ENT said he did not see much when he looked. I think I have canker sore under the tonsil. Is this normal to get one there?
Left sided throat: You may also have allergies and sleep on your left side. The left side will be irritated if you are draining all night long and sleeping on that side. Try gargling with warm salt water 1-3 tsp salt to one quart of water. Gargle 3 to 5 times a day. You can also try chloroseptic spray over the counter for the pain. See your doc if this does not work. Good luck. Feel better ...Read more