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How do I get rid of a mouth ulcer?

How do I get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Canker Sores?: Canker sores (ulcers in your mouth) can be easily treated over the counter with things like kankaid that provide a pain relieving covering for the sore that aids healing. Ulcers outside of your mouth (cold sores caused by the herpes virus) can be treated otc with drugs like abreva. Herpes can also be treated with prescription drugs to relieve symptoms, so consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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How do I get rid of my mouth ulcer in a day/night? It's affecting how much i eat.

How do I get rid of my mouth ulcer in a day/night? It's affecting how much i eat.

See dentist: Your dentist can cauterize it with a simple painted on product. It won't heal it, but will prevent it from hurting. There are also dressings available that act like an oral bandage. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of frequent mouth ulcers? I highly doubt it is some type of std so what else could it be? I brush, floss, and rise after every meal.

How do I get rid of frequent mouth ulcers? I highly doubt it is some type of std so what else could it be? I brush, floss, and rise after every meal.

Aphthous ulcers: You may have canker sores also called aphthous ulcers. The cause is uncertain but there's some evidence that food allergy is involved. You could try a gluten free diet to see if that helps. In the end it would be worth getting a medical evaluation. Look up the connection between the two. http://bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-230X-9-44 ...Read more

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How do I get rid of mouth ulcers?

How do I get rid of mouth ulcers?

Depends on the cause: Mouth ulcers can be caused by many different things, including infections and autoimmune diseases. The most common causes are aphthous ulcers and type 1 herpes. You should be evaluated by your doctor and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How do you all get rid of a mouth ulcer?

How do you all get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Canker = Aphthous : Researchers are not sure of the cause of aphthous ulcers. There is no known preventive measure. Treatment is palliative with low level laser therapy able to relieve pain & accelerate healing with about 5 minutes of treatment. Biolase waterlase works well of lasers I have tried. Herpes is another possible ulcer. Oral cancer can also be an ulcer. See your dentist to find the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

What can I do to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Have patience: Mouth ulcers generally heal in seven to ten days. I would not recommend putting anything on it as that can burn and cause additional healing time. ...Read more

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Tell me how do you get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Tell me how do you get rid of a mouth ulcer?

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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Can you tell me how to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Can you tell me how to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Gargle and avoid...: Since you mouth is teeming with bacteria, and the sore is the result of a herpes reactivation to due the virus perceiving stress: 1. Reduce the bruden of bacteria near the wound by gargling with listerine or salt water 60seconds twice a day until the sores go away (the bacterial load near the sore may delay healing), and 2. Avoid sour, citrus, acidic, spicey foods which will irritate the sore. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Lasers: The problem is once you get an ulcer it takes time to heal. The laser can promote quicker healing and eliminate pain. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a mouth ulcer quickly?

Comfortable: 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

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I'd really like to know how to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

It depends...: There are different types of ulcers, so the best strategy depends on the diagnosis. Most oral ulcers are apthous ulcers (canker sores), and only time will allow these to resolve; symptoms can be controlled with over the counter topical anesthetics (e.g., anbesol). Other ulcers may be due to local physical injury, such as a sharp tooth, and removing the cause is the best approach. Diagnosis is key. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer? What can I do to ease the pain from one?

What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?  What can I do to ease the pain from one?

Mouth ulcer: Try over the counter orabase ointment. If that doesn't work your dentist can prescribe kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase. It shortens the duration of the ulcer and helps with the pain. Either way you should have your dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of a mouth ulcer/canker sore?

What should I do to get rid of a mouth ulcer/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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How can I get rid if a mouth ulcer?

How can I get rid if a mouth ulcer?

Time: Time is really the only effective treatment for a mouth ulcer. They usually go away in 7 to 10 days. Rinse your mouth several times a day with warm salt water, avoid acidic food and drink, don't apply anything to the ulcer. Your dentist might be able to treat it with a soft tissue laser or chemical cauterization. ...Read more

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How to get rid of an inner mouth ulcer?

Why ulcers there : Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an inner mouth ulcer?

See a Dentist: See a dentist who has a laser and they can treat your ulcer. If you rinse with salt water, after a period of approximately 10 days most ulcers heal. Your dentist may apply a topical medicament for temporary relief. ...Read more

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How might i get rid of , or soothe this mouth ulcer?

How might i get rid of , or soothe this mouth ulcer?

Remedy: Topical Benzocaine will work to temporarily sooth the ulcer. Is this an isolated episode? Do ulcers occur in your mouth often? If so, this suggests another condition. Warm salt water rinses will help. Get the ulcer diagnosed to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this mouth ulcer thing?

Lysine: One of the most common causes of frequent mount ulcers are apthous ulcers. Apthous ulcers can be triggered by stress or by diet. One of the easiest things to try is adding the supplement lysine to your diet. If the lysine does not help then you should see an oms or dentist for further help. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of an mouth ulcer that hurts?

Can someone here tell me please how to get rid of an mouth ulcer that hurts?

Laser: If you see your dentist he or she can use diode laser to zap the ulcer which stops the pain, cuts the cycle in half. It works great! ...Read more

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Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more