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How do you get rid of a canker sore?

How do you get rid of a canker sore?

Laser: If your dentist has a laser like the biolase md the canker sore or aphthous ulcer can be eliminated quickly and the pain immediately will go away. ...Read more

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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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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore fast?

Meds: There are some meds to help if you catch them right away, but you would have to have a prescription ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a canker sore by tomorrow? I have a date

How do you get rid of a canker sore by tomorrow? I have a date

Canker sore healing: Cancer sores destroy tissue causing an ulcer, these take time to heal, typically a week or more. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore painlessly?

Topical antibiotic: Applying a topical antibiotic to the sore may hasten the recovery but I have not read of any publication related to this practice. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore without salt?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore without salt?

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 do you get rid of a canker sore by tomorrow? What cream, ointment, etc.. Truly works?

How do you get rid of a canker sore by tomorrow?  What cream, ointment, etc.. Truly works?

Mouth bandaid: Your canker sore would heal quickly if you could keep your tongue off of it. Just like a cut on your finger that feels better with a bandaid on it a protective coating on the canker relieves acute pain & by keeping your probing tongue away promotes healing. Try kanka, a drop of tincture of benzoin or even one of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). All work by creating a temporary mouth bandaid. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a canker sore in mouth?

Don't get rid of: You actually don't get rid of canker sores. What you do is try to lessen their severity and try to have them for the shortest time they will allow. If you get them often...Try a prescription of acyclovir. Lysine from the store has been known to help. They have a life of about 14 days. Stress, fatigue, excessive sun exposure are some of the causes. Watch the spicy or acid foods. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore in your mouth?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a canker sore in your  mouth?

Mostly time: Mostly time. There are some medications or ointments you can get in a pharmacy to help them feel better meanwhile. Ask your pharmacy what they have and what they recommend. Some dentists can apply in-office treatment or laser to speed recovery somewhat. ...Read more

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How in the world do you get rid of a canker sore?

How in the world do you get rid of a canker sore?

Mainly time: The main thing is just time there are some medications that can decrease pain (i.e., viscous lidocaine) and increase speed of recovery (i.e., steroids). Also, cauterizing the sore can speed healing and decrease pain. Most toothpastes have a detergent called sls (sodium laureth sulfate) that may cause these sores. Get a toothpaste that doesnt have sls, i.e., biotine cancer sore relief. ...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