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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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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Small, shallow, and painful lesions on the tongue, inner cheek, or at the base of the gums, usually with a white or yellow center surrounded by redness. They may occur spontaneously or after a minor injury such as a cheek bite. They usually heal in one to two weeks, but larger sores may persist for ...Read more


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How to get rid of sores in mouth?

How to get rid of sores in mouth?

Depends on cause: Denture sores, cold sores, herpetic sores, traumatic ulcer. The treatment is different for each. Try googling the above subjects for a better answer. ...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 to get rid of cold sores on your mouth?

Dr. Meng Syn Dr. Syn
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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 to get rid of sores in your mouth?

How to get rid of sores in your mouth?

Laser Treatment: A way to get rid of sores in your mouth is to have your dentist perform a laser treatment on the sore, which is not painful and takes about 10-15 minutes for the sore to be treated and removed. Also, if you are unable to go into the dentist office, you can swish with an alcoholic mouthwash twice per day to clean the area and help the sore heal. ...Read more

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How to get rid of these sores in my mouth!?

How to get rid of these sores in my mouth!?

Not sure what the: sores are. There is not much info to go on here. Try gargling with warm salt water. If they are not resolving, seek medical assessment. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of canker sores?

What are the ways to get rid of canker sores?

Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. Then rub orajel on the sore. Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral. ...Read more

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How to get rid of whiteness from tonsilitis?

How to get rid of whiteness from tonsilitis?

Time: After tonsillitis and finishing the treatment, you just need to give your body time to heal and regenerate normal tissues. The whiteness that you are referring to is a layer of devitalized or dead surface tissues that all will be replaced by normal, but this can take several weeks. Stay well-hydrated and gargle with warm dilute salt water. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of canker sores with braces rubbing on it?

Can you tell me how to get rid of canker sores with braces rubbing on it?

Do ALL of these : Take 1 200 mg Advil (ibuprofen) 4x/day w full meal or lots of liquids. Rinse 4x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Put Orthodontic Wax onto "stickers." Dab Orabase-B onto sore spots w Q-Tip. Eat soft high-protein diet. Ask Orthodontic Specialist to adjust your appliances. ...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 cold sores in mouth quickly?

How to get rid of cold sores in mouth quickly?

Cold sore: Cold sores are of viral origin. You need to get an anti viral prescription from your dentist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of constant sores in your mouth?

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How to get rid of constant sores in your mouth?

Treat the cause: If it is viral (herpes infection), use Acyclovir or antiviral medication. If canker sore (apthuous ulcer), keep clean to prevent bacterial infection and it will resolve in 5 days or use laser treatment. If caused by trauma due to cheek or tongue biting, treat the occlusion (grinding, adjust occlusion, or crowns). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mouth blisters due braces?

How can I get rid of mouth blisters due braces?

Wax first: Some folks are allergic to the nickel in braces. If you are one of these folks, there are plastic, titanium and quartz type appliances available. Wax usually smooths the way for cheeks to get used to the small protuberances on the barckets. ...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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Best way to get rid of canker sores?

Best way to get rid of canker sores?

Canker sore: 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). Nsaid's or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used for. ...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 do you get rid of sores from acne?

Scientific Rx: I'm sorry you had to ask. Topical benzoyl peroxide clears most mild acne in two weeks, but if you characterize your lesions as "sores", it's time to make an appointment with your personal physician for stronger rx. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, serious disease that is a grave personal and professional liability; it can always be managed scientifically if you're compliant. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly get rid of canker sores?

How can I most quickly get rid of canker sores?

Time will heal it: There is no way to get rid of canker sores. It takes about a week for them to heal. In the meantime an over the counter medication will provide some relief. Avoid acidic foods like citrus and tomatoes, spicy foods, and hard things like chips that can be irritating. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ulcers in my mouth?

How to get rid of ulcers in my mouth?

Prevent trigger: See prior answers relating to these for much more discussion. Each person usually finds that certain things trigger them, e.g. Citrus fruits, lack of sleep, weight loss, iron, vitamin B12 or Folic Acid deficiency, trauma, braces. There are some systemic diseases associated with these: crohn's, behcets, celiac disease. Also think of hot drinks. Oragel topically or antiviral rx early on may help. ...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

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more