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How To Get Rid Of A Sore In Your Mouth
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 ?
Angular Cheilitis: Treatment depends on the cause. Angular Cheilitis can be caused by dry lips, viral or bacterial infections, poor nutrition (iron deficiency and riboflavin to name a couple) as well as more serious systemic conditions. Suggest treating with something like Abreva® for a short time if this is new issue. If it is recurrent then some lab testing may be helpful to identify nutritional deficiencies, etc. ...Read more
I have a sore at the side of my mouth that keeps cracking open, it won't go away. What can I do to get rid of this?
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