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What Does A Canker Sore Look Like
Try this: There are several over the counter medications developed to control canker sores. For those who prefer not to medicate you may try hene laser. The spot should be on the lesion for 30 seconds and cover the adjacent tissue. For more info: http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/canker-sores there is also a link to photos.See 1 more doctor answer
My daughter got what I think is a canker sore. Its a white spot on her gum n it got longer today. Is that what they look like?
Sounds like it: But it could be from other causes. Why don't you take her to her dentist just to be sure.
Do busted lips bruise? And what color should it be? Ane during healing should it look like a canker sore?
I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesn't look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?
Mucocoele: This is not uncommon and sometimes occurs post trauma such as biting your inner lip or heat trauma. Usually lasts a short time unless one continues to bite the lip. Not seriousSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a cold sore look like a canker sore after it's been popped? Can a pimple look this way if it was popped? Not sure if HSV or zit. No tingle, blister.
Depends: The herpes appears in very specific locations and has specific appearance. Not likely mistaken for a zit. Inside the mouth it will be found on the tissues immediately next to the teeth and also on the palate. Outside the mouth, most commonly around the mouth, and under the nose. See your dentist or oral surgeon if needed. Will resolve in 10 - 14 days. Good luck.See 1 more doctor answer
My 3 yr old's back tooth hurts. Doesn't look like a canker sore (she's prone) or inflammation around gums. Using fluoride toothpaste 1x/day. Reason?
DDS: Not normal. See pediatric DDS for exam.See 2 more doctor answers
Was wondering. If to much salt can give you a canker sore cause it seems like I get one everytime I eat to much salt?
Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. 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.See 1 more doctor answer
Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted).See 1 more doctor answer
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