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How To Get Rid Of Ulcer Sore On Your Gum
Try applying ice.: 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). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most often they : Will resolve without any treatment. 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 (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). ...Read more
I was told i had acid reflux 3 mo ago. I had sore throat upper stomach pains and some heartburn. Now ulcers on throat. What to do to get rid of them?
See your dentist: Swollen sore gums is usually due to gingivitis or a foreign body (food) in the pocket of the gums. Also, certain medications, such as dilantin, can also cause gum swelling. Assuming regular brushing and flossing are currently being done, best to see your dentist to find the cause and implement a treatment plan. ...Read more
Yes probably: If the gum has been injured, from trauma or infection, then the surface will be a different color as it regenerates, it should return to a salmon pink color. If the tissue remains the same color i.E white for longer than two weeks, then it should be evaluated by a professional. It could be cancerous. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the best and fastest way to get rid of the pain from a sore gum due to the cap being too high? The dentist filed it down to fix it but it'sstill sore.
OTC pain meds +: Take some advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you normally take for a headache. You might need another bite adjustment or you may have a problem with the fit, or the nerve of the tooth may be inflamed. Let your dentist know what you are feeling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I don't have any insurance and my lower gums are red and sore, I need something to get rid of this infection. What can I use?
Dental care: It is important that you see a dentist and get this infection treated ASAP. You do it need insurance to see a dentist. If cost is an issue then go to a lower cost clinic or a dental school near by. Your local dental society can help you find a low cost clinic. Don't wait, it will not get better on its own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-5 days: Canker sore is noncontagious, non infectious, and cannot transmitted sexually. Treatment of stomatitis involved keeping the area clean to prevent bacterial superinfection. Your dentist can use laser to help aid in healing. Numbing medication such as orajel, orabase, or chloraseptic spray can help to alleviate discomfort. Topical antiseptic or corticosteroid can help healing. ...Read more
Diet: Avoidance of coffee, alcohol, carbonated drinks, no smoking. Small meals, bland diet, nothing spicy. Ranitidine or a proton pump inhibitor- if available over the counter: omeprazole, lansoprazole, if above measures not enough to control symptoms. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms at next visit. ...Read more
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