Top
20
Doctor insights on: Severe Canker Sore Outbreak

Share
1

1
I bit my gumline and got a canker sore (not outbreak). I gave oral sex. What are the chances of transmitting hsv1?

Use protection: Not because of the recent outbreak, but for your general protection. Hsv-1 & 2 shed even when there is no visible outbreak and this is when most transmissions occur. Use protection regardless. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
517 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
Can mouth canker sore cause severe ear pain? I went to ent and have no fluid in ear or anything visible! Oral cancer?

Can mouth canker sore cause severe ear pain? I went to ent and have no fluid in ear or anything visible! Oral cancer?

Referred pain: Lesions in the deeper part of the mouth may cause the feeling of pain in the ear. You may wish to see your dentist for evaluation of oral health. If it is not due to oral health issues, the next step would be consulted an internist to ascertain the cause of canker sores and treat the cause.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Huge canker sore, what to do!?

Huge canker sore, what to do!?

Laser: Find a dentist with alaser wo knows how to treat these. Relief can come in minutes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Can a canker sore be black? Why?

Can a canker sore be black? Why?

Canker sore: Canker sore are typically rounded white ulceration inside the mouth. They will heal in about 10 days. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
6

6
Quick ways to heal a canker sore?

Quick ways to heal a canker sore?

Home remedy: Nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, the best home remedy for canker sore is to put a chip of alum on top of the sore. Alum removes the moisture from the ulcer and promotes the healing. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
How can you remove a canker sore?

How can you remove a canker sore?

Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to heal (not "remove") 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 as well. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. http://tinyurl.com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Most preferred canker sore remedies?

Most preferred canker sore remedies?

Canker sores: 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

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
How can you stop pain of canker sore?

How can you stop pain of canker sore?

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 as well. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. http://tinyurl.com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
How do I know if I have a canker sore?

Canker sore: Canker sores hurt really bad and they look like little white spots with a red outline usually. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What could I do to cure a canker sore?

What could I do to cure a canker sore?

Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy a buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. You might have a vitamin deficiency. Check with your primary care. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What symptoms make you think of canker sore?

Isolated mouth sore: Cankers are isolated shallow ulcers on the inside of the lip, lining of the cheeks or on the tongue. They hurt even though they're no more than 2-3 millimeters in diameter. No fever. You can't help run your tongue over it — that probably inhibits healing. Multiple ulcers on the lip think herpes type 1. Multiple sores in back of mouth with fever think herpangina or hand-foot-mouth syndrome. ...Read more

13

13
What works in taking care of a canker sore fast?

What works in taking care of a canker sore fast?

Consider cause: Prevention of recurrent canker sores is better than treatment of them! Sometimes these aphthous ulcers are the result of acid reflux or a reaction to you toothpaste (consider trying one that lacks sodium lauryl sulfate). Once you have one, try to avoid touching the area. I have found some success prescribing kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase dental paste for them. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
14

14
Recently, I have had this canker sore for a week?

Recently, I have had this canker sore for a week?

They usually resolve: W/i 2 to 3 weeks. 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). Please call your. ...Read more

15

15
What should I do if I have this annoying canker sore?

Usually resolve on : Their own. 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). Please call your dentist. ...Read more

16

16
What is the definition or description of: Canker sore?

What is the definition or description of: Canker sore?

Aphthous Ulcer: Another name for Aphthous Ulcer or Aphthous Stomatitis. There are other conditions that present similarly, so if you have one of these/get them regularly ask you dentist to take a look and discuss options. ...Read more

17

17
I have a canker sore and its painful what should I do?

Chloe aseptic: Chloraseptic liquid will make it feel better and it will heal in a week or 10 days. ...Read more

18

18
I scratched my that now have canker sore. What do I do?

Canker sore: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) will heal on their own in 5-7 days. In the meantime, stay away from anything that may irritate it, such as acidic foods.
If it a problem at meals, apply Orabase ointment (over the counter from your pharmacy) on the ulcer before meals. ...Read more

19

19
What to do if I need help treating my canker sore. Please help?

What to do if I need help treating my canker sore. Please help?

Most resolve in 7 da: Most resoolve in 5 to 7 days. I have had patients use hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash for canker sores. I must tell you it does not taste very good.
Sores on the lips may be helped with a cream called abrevia appliied to the sore. Some patients may need an anti-viral medication such as zovirex. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What should I do if I have had a canker sore for 5 months. Help?

Please promptly: See your dentist. Uncomplicated canker sores usually heal within three weeks. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
633 doctors shared insights

Canker Sores (Definition)

A very common herpes virus ...Read more


Find us on Facebook