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Sore on left labia. Off white center, round, size of pencil eraser, and red border. Resembles canker sore. Painful. Sexually active, 4 mo. Both clean.?

Sore on left labia. Off white center, round, size of pencil eraser, and red border. Resembles canker sore. Painful. Sexually active, 4 mo. Both clean.?

See GYN: There are many causes of your described sore but you should be seen by your doctor to ensure that you don't have an STD and get treated if positive. ...Read more

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


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Huge canker sore, what to do!?

Huge canker sore, what to do!?

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

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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

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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

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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 also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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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

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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 also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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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

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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 an 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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Is a canker sore supposed to bleed?

Is a canker sore supposed to bleed?

It can: If it is very large, then bleeding may occur. There are many mouth ulcers called canker sores, so a professional diagnosis is important to rule out even cancer. ...Read more

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How to know if my canker sore is infected?

How to know if my canker sore is infected?

Canker sore: Canker sores do not usually get infected. See a dentist to confirm that you have a canker sore. Whatever you have, your dentist would be the best one to help you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What makes salting a canker sore help with pain?

Hurts: It would hurt a lot at first but may hasten the recovery. However I am unaware of any scientific study on this approach and obviously no drug company would sponsor such a study. ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell if my canker sore is infected?

Is there a way to tell if my canker sore is infected?

Perhaps: A canker sore in the mouth is very painful and can last up to about 10 days. If it isn't healing and continues to grow or has a lot of redness surrounding it, have it checked by a dentist to be sure it isn't something else. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is canker sore suppose to bleed?

Hoping you can tell me, is canker sore suppose to bleed?

Canker sores: Canker sores, which are small ulcers (aphthous ulcers) usually occur inside the mouth on the tongue, cheeks and the inside of the lips. Canker sores usually do not bleed.
If the sore is outside of the mouth, it may be a cold sore, which is caused by the herpes simplex virus. These are painful, fluid filled sores which may bleed.
Have the sore evaluated by your dentist or physician. ...Read more

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What are doctors' recommendations to cure a canker sore?

What are doctors' recommendations to cure a 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 also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdvde3o. ...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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What will help canker sore on gums?

B vitamins: Swish and spit with peroxide and mouthwash will help. (may sting a bit). Homeopathic rhus toxicodendron will help. Recurrent canker sores will improve with a vitamin b complex as well. ...Read more

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Need home remedy for a canker sore?

Need home remedy for a canker sore?

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 do you get rid of a canker sore?

How do you get rid of a canker sore?

Canker sores: Canker sores will heal naturally in 7 -10 days. OTC products for canker sore can provide some relief, see your dentist to talk about prevention ...Read more

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Can you get canker sore on top gums?

Yes: Yes, you can get canker sores on the gums, cheeks, the soft palate (the back upper portion of your mouth) and very commonly on the tongue. They tend to be round, white or gray in color, and have a red edge or border around them. Citrus fruits and acidic fruits and vegetables can exacerbate or trigger them, as can dental trauma or even braces. They generally heal within a week or two. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
637 Doctors shared insights

Canker Sores (Definition)

A very common herpes virus ...Read more