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Silver Nitrate For Canker Sores
Nerve endings: Silver nitrate, sulfuric acid, or citric acid are common medications applied to a canker sore. It chemically cauterizes the nerve endings in the area. The result is a potentially longer lasting ulcer but it doesn't hurt during the healing period. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is it safe to order silver nitrate sticks online and apply it to a canker sore under my tongue without going to the dentist?
Not good idea: I suppose you could do that, but i would not advise it. Silver nitrate sticks work well for active bleeding, but likely would not do much more that make this sore hurt more and possibly delay healing.Better to rinse with salt water. You can apply orajel to the area for comfort while eating if needed. Dry with cotton tip and apply. Anything stronger and you risk increased irritation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Baby's stoma (gtube) has mild granulation (does not yet need shaving or silver nitrate). Can mild granulation go away on it's own with proper care?
Science teacher was working with silver nitrate he got some on his nail and it turned brown I think he washed it of will anything toxic happen to him?
I burned my lip with silver nitrate & then scrubbed the stain off with salt water, taking lip skin off. I now have a blistered lip. Do i keep it dry?
No. : Nosebleeds are most associated with nasal dryness, nasal trauma including picking, nasal deformity including septal deviation, and having thin blood from blood thinners or other medical conditions. Silver nitrate can seal prominent blood vessels on the septum but if none of the above factors change, the bleeding can recur after weeks, months, or years. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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