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How to get rid of a cold sore under your tongue?

How to get rid of a cold sore under your tongue?

Time: They will usually go away in two weeks. Using warm salt water and topical numbing gel can help with the symptoms till they go away. If they last longer than that you should go see your dentist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a kanker sore on your tongue? Is it from kissing?

How do you get rid of a kanker sore on your tongue?  Is it from kissing?

Homemade rinse: I noticed a lot of questions about sores in the mouth today. Most of them are caused by viruses and will go away by themselves. Not from kissing! nothing will make them leave faster. But mixing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with maalox (one to one mix) and swish around the mouth may give you relief from the burn and pain of the sores. Also avoid sour foods. You need to keep hydrated, cold drinks and popsicles help too. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a sore on the tip of my tongue?

How to get rid of a sore on the tip of my tongue?

Sore tongue: If this is an ulcer or a wound, it will heal by itself in 7-10 days. You can get orabase ointment to put on it at mealtime to keep from irritating it. If it does not heal, or if you have already had it for longer than 10 days, check with your dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

May have to wait: It should heal by itself within two weeks. If it has been there longer see an oral surgeon, and ENT physician, or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a way to quickly get rid of this giant cold sore on the side if my tongue?

Evaluation needed: Giant cold sore on side of the tongue can be from trauma of a broken tooth or filling, tongue biting, burn or it could be a cancerous lesion. If it is trauma, protecting the sore and treating the cause should result in a normal tongue in 3-5 days. Obviously, if it is cancer, treatment will be needed to fix the problem. ...Read more

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I bit my tongue. What can I use to get rid of the soreness ?

Tongue bite: If the laceration is big enough, have it evaluated at the ed. Often, the tears are small. Appy an ice cube over it or keep cold water in your mouth to reduce bleeding and allay the pain, initially. Also, refrain from acidic foods and juices until the pain goes away. Afterwards, rinsing with salt water 3x a day will help. ...Read more

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How'd i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

How'd i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

Self heals: Canker sores appear on the movable tissues in your mouth. They self resolve by 2 weeks. You can cover it with zilactin, which you can purchase at a drugstore. It covers and sticks to the canker sore for several hours and promotes healing and reduces the discomfort. ...Read more

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How could i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

How could i get a canker sore underneath my tongue and how do I get rid of it?

Unlucky: Canker sores occur in some people more than others. There is no known treatment that speeds up healing beyond the normal 10 days. You can get canker sore anywhere in your mouth. They are caused by a combination of microtrauma and a virus. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and yellow tongue. What could it be and how should I get rid of it?

I have a sore throat and yellow tongue. What could it be and how should I get rid of it?

Say Ahh: Sore throats have many causes. It would be helpful to know if your tongue is sore or sensitive or tender to movement, or touch, or if the surface is patchy or the same all around. Most sore throats/mouths are due to viral causes, and will resolve on their own. Dry mouth is an often overlooked cause. Strep bacterial infection is another. Acid reflux, and reaction to acid and spicy food. ...Read more