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What Does A Canker Sore Feel Like
Hello!i am having a canker sore in the inner right cheek.It's pretty high, very near the teeth.When i touched it, it feels like a ganglion. What to do?
Is it painful?: How long have you had it? I recommend l-lysine (see image) ointment and to stay away from anything acidic (tomato sauce, citrus, etc) which can make the pain worse. Also, to prevent from biting it in your sleep, ointment + gauze and cover it at night. If it is not gone within a week please see a dentist to make sure this is what it is! ...Read more
Canker sore! i need to know if I have mouth cancer I have had a canker sorefor like 4 days now. It doesn't really hurt unless i feel lit with my tongue. I feel like its gotten a lot better because it did feel like it was an open sore when i felt it with m
Unlikely: The lesion could be a canker sore or from trauma. Without a history (age/smoking/tobacco/alcohol use?) and exam +/- biopsy, it is difficult to say for sure, but few docs would worried about a lesion that has been there only 4 days. If the lesion persists more than a couple weeks definitely see your dentist/pmd/ent/oral surgeon. If you are using tobacco and quit now you may avoid effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My retainer creates a canker sores on my tongue. Feels like its actually on the jaw bone. I also have a huge canker sore on that side of my mouth. Could that have anything to do with it?
Can cold sores appear white in colour?Like a whitehead?No tingle, no blister. Feels like canker sore or bitten lip. Not sure how to tell...
White is Good: When a canker sore or "aphthous ulcer" is in the process of healing it turns a whitish color. You are on the mend. Leave it alone, don't pop it! maybe some salt water or baking soda gargles...If you want to feel better but actually, nothing is shown to significantly speed up healing once it gets to this stage. You're in the home stretch....1-2 weeks more and you'll be able to suck lemons again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat with swallowing for 3 days, white spot near tonsil looks like canker sore but doesn't feel like one, bleeds from center. What is it?
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