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How Do I Quickly Get Rid Of A Sore Inside My Mouth
Mouth sores: A number of home remedies or otc preps can help: rinsing mouth with mixture of warm salt water, alcohol-based mouthwash, & peroxide (don't swallow!) can soothe & help heal sores. Topical oragel/anbesol can numb pain, as can lozenges with benzocaine. Glyoxide (otc) gel forms foamy peroxide inside your mouth. If not improving, see fp to make sure more isn't going on. ...Read more
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
Sore inside my mouth. I know for a fact it's not herpes. I just need ideas/options on how to get rid of it?
Oral Sore ?: If you know for sure that it's not herpes, then you probably should know what it is and how best to treat. Not being a dentist or a physician, i'm not sure how you know this for sure. I'm a dentist with years of experience and training and don't always know what oral lesions are just by looking. Cause determines treatment. Try salt water rinses, 3% hydrogen peroxide, orabase, etc. Good luck, doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Canker Sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 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
Warm saltwater.: Warm saltwater rinses 3-5/day will help reduce inflammation and make the area more comfortable. Ibuprofen 400mg every 4 hrs will do the same. Ice directly on the sore for 10 minutes 4-5 times/day is difficult but really works. Eat only soft foods that are not spicy or hot to keep from irritating the area. All these will reduce the healing time but it still takes 7-10days. ...Read more
See a dentist: The sore could be from any number of causes. Why don't you see your dentist to find out what is causing the sore and then recommend appropriate treatment if needed? ...Read more
How csn i get rid of a sore throat? nhad it on/off fee weels now, really sore to swallow, will gargling mouth wash help ?
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