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How can I get rid of a canker sores on my upper gums?

How can I get rid of a canker sores on my upper gums?

Laser therapy: Some dentists use laser therapy to speed up healng of canker sores. A home remedy is mixing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with pepto bysmol ( 50/50) and swishing to reduce the pain and coat the sores. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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How to get rid of lip blisters?

How to get rid of lip blisters?

Lip sore relief: Most lip sores are caused by herpectic viruses or trauma. For shortening the life of the virus try over the counter abreva or prescription valacyclovir (prescribed by your physician). For traumatic sores one can cover them with orabase or similar store-bought products to give relief and speed healing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold sores on my face?

How to get rid of cold sores on my face?

Antivirals: Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Virus which lies dormant in nerve cel bodies and are activated by stress, trauma, etc. The natural course of the virus resolves without any treatment over several days. Antiviral medications such as Valacyclovir and Acyclovir can decrease recovery times. ...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 to get rid of a canker sore on a tonsil?

How to get rid of a canker sore on a tonsil?

Canker sore?: How do you know it is a canker sore? It may also be bacterial, viral or something else. Do you have any other symptoms? If not, rinse with salt water and it should be gone in 5-10 days. If it persists or you have other symptoms, see your physician for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of cold sores on my lips?

How can I get rid of cold sores on my lips?

Valtrex/Denavir: The most effective medication today is Valtrex (valacyclovir) only at the beginning stage of the erruption or Denavir which is applied every two hours for three days. Both are prescription items. So you must get them from you physician or dentist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold sores on your mouth?

How to get rid of cold sores on your mouth?

You cant...: They are normally viral and must run their course. A dentist can treat them to make them less painful. A laser can be used to make them hurt less. There are also over the counter meds that you can apply topically that accelerate healing and reduce pain such as abreva, zilactin, and oragell. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of canker sore?

How can I get rid of canker sore?

Debacterol: A medicament known as debacterol is effective, and immediately relieves the pain ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this canker sore on back of throat?

How do I get rid of this canker sore on back of throat?

Can't: I am not aware of a proven effective method. If it is a canker sore it will resolve in a couple of days. If it doesn't or you have lots of "canker sores" get a good diagnosis of what is happening. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of canker sores in mouth?

How can I  get rid of canker sores in mouth?

A virus--ugh!: If you use antivirals they will be gone in 7 days--if you do nothing they will be gone in 1 week. Sorry, but there is some truth to the sarcasm. Acyclovir ointment can be applied to the sores. Anesthetic creams can reduce acute pain. I recommend keeping yourself fit to fight the viruses with healthy foods and proper sleep. ...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 to get rid of cold sores and sun blisters on your lips?

Laser can Help: Find a dentist trained with the biolase waterlase, which can dry up the lesions, reduce pain, and speed healing. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cold sores on your lips?

Topical tx or laser: Cold sores can be treated with a topical such as zovirax (acyclovir). There are also oral pills you can take to lessen the length of time the cold sore is around. A dental laser can also be used to lessen spread of cold sore and length of time is lasts. ...Read more

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How can I manage to get this painful canker sore on the bottom of my lip?

How can I manage to get this painful canker sore on the bottom of my lip?

Canker or cold sore?: If it is on the inside of the lip it is a canker sore and can be managed with zilactin. An ointment available without rx at a drug store. Initially stings a little but then your done. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of these herpes sores on my lips?

What can I use to get rid of these herpes sores on my lips?

Cold sores: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...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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How can I get rid of multiple canker sores in my mouth?

How can I get rid of multiple canker sores in my mouth?

That's a lot: Multiple sores in the mouth is not real common. There are also many different kinds of sores, causes and solutions. Common aphthous ulcers tend to take about 7-10 days to go away. See your dentist for a diagnosis. Rinsing with warm salt water helps. Also orabase b can speed up the healing while offering slight numbing from the benzocaine. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mouth sores/blisters? What to use on it

How to get rid of mouth sores/blisters? What to use on it

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. During an episode, 2000 mg of lysine in divided doses per day can decrease the symptoms and time involved to heal. ...Read more

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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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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


Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

A very common herpes virus ...Read more