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Get rid of canker sores, how?

Get rid of canker sores, how?

Cancer 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 (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Please call your dentist if the >. ...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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How can I get rid of canker sores?

How can I get rid of canker sores?

Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are self-limiting, and usually heal on their own in 7-10 days. If you have multiple sores, recurrent sores, or any sore that lasts longer than 10 days, see your dentist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of canker sores?

How do you get rid of canker sores?

Canker sores: Canker sores , called aphthous ulcers will usually go away in about 7-10 days.They can be very uncomfortable though while waiting for them to heal. See if your dentist has a laser, if so they can use the laser to eliminate the pain. ...Read more

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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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What should I do to get rid of canker sores?

What should I do to get rid of canker sores?

Resolves on 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 dentist if the >>. ...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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How can I get rid of canker sores help please?

How can I get rid of canker sores help please?

Laser Treatment: A way to get rid of sores in your mouth is to have your dentist perform a laser treatment on the sore, which is not painful and takes about 10-15 minutes for the sore to be treated and removed. Also, if you are unable to go into the dentist office, you can swish with an alcoholic mouthwash twice per day to clean the area and help the sore heal. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly get rid of canker sores?

How can I most quickly get rid of canker sores?

Time will heal it: There is no way to get rid of canker sores. It takes about a week for them to heal. In the meantime an over the counter medication will provide some relief. Avoid acidic foods like citrus and tomatoes, spicy foods, and hard things like chips that can be irritating. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of canker sores?

What is the best way to get rid of canker sores?

Lysine: Lysine is an Amino Acid that you can get at a health food store. It should be taken with a well rounded multivitamin and address fthe quality of your diet e.g. Sugar etc. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of canker sores?

What method is there to get rid of canker sores?

They usually resolve: Without 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). Please call your. ...Read more

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What tips do you have to get rid of canker sores?

What tips do you have to get rid of canker sores?

Kanka: Canker sores heal on their own time, usually 7-10 days. Nothing can speed up the healing. However, otc kanka, an elixir of Benzocaine and tincture of benzoin, will coat and soothe and give you needed relief. It is inexpensive and can be used as often as you mile. ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps get rid of canker sores?

I am wondering what helps get rid of canker sores?

Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. You might have a vitamin deficiency. Check with your primary care. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a quick way to get rid of canker sores?

Anyone know what is a quick way to get rid of canker sores?

See Surgeon: And have them laser treated. Diode laser treatment eliminates pain and cuts time lesion is present in half. ...Read more

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Is there anything around the house that i can use to get rid of canker sores faster?

Is there anything around the house that i can use to get rid of canker sores faster?

Probably not: We say that if you treat canker sores, they go away in 14 days; if you don't treat them, they go away in two weeks. There are topical agents (topical anesthetics or topical steroids) that can make them feel better for short periods, but they probably wont heal any faster. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of canker sores with braces rubbing on it?

Can you tell me how to get rid of canker sores with braces rubbing on it?

Do ALL of these : Take 1 200 mg Advil (ibuprofen) 4x/day w full meal or lots of liquids. Rinse 4x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Put Orthodontic Wax onto "stickers." Dab Orabase-B onto sore spots w Q-Tip. Eat soft high-protein diet. Ask Orthodontic Specialist to adjust your appliances. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of canker sores/ulcers?

How can I get rid of canker sores/ulcers?

Not much: Canker sores heal in about 10 days regardless of treatment or not. They are definitely a nuisance. As of now i know of nothing that speeds up healing, just palliative measures to make it feel better. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get rid of canker sores/ulcers?

A cancer sore : Usually resolves without treatment. If you have numerous oral lesions - would get this checked by dental. F 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 >. ...Read more