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What To Use For Ulcers In Themouth
Depends: It depends on what kind of sores and how many sores. Basically, provide the child with lots of liquid, preferably cold ones, soft diet like jello, puddings, ice cream, yogurt or frozen yogurt temporary and seek doctor's appointment. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help relieve the pain temporary too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
Canker sore rinse: We've had the best luck using a prescription mouthwash called chlorhexidine, which is an antibacterial mouthwash that tends to decrease the severity and longevity of canker sores. Ask your dentist if this makes sense for your condition, because canker sores are like an auto-immune condition, aren't "cured" as much as managed with things like this rinse and avoiding foods that trigger. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Canker Sores: The exact cause of most canker sores is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple canker sores. Certain foods -- including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes, and strawberries) - can trigger a canker sore or make the problem worse. It usually resolves in a week or 2 but minimizing irritation can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep reading about the use of turmeric for help in the prevention of cancer, specifically pancreatic. Any truth to this and if so, how to take it?
Flavor: Turmeric may prevent cancer, but you should use it for flavor rather than its ability to prevent cancer, which may or may not work out. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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 or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Why most of the doctors prefer to use ppis to "treat"(hide the symptoms) gerd, gastritis and ulcers instead of misopostrol that is a way less harmful?
Think again...: First, i'm not sure what you mean by "way less harmful." neither drug is side effect free. Second, ppi's effect healing of peptic damage, not just "hide the symptoms." please refer to the many excellent healthtap answers regarding drug safety and efficacy, and of treatment options for gerd/gastritis/ulcers. ...Read more
Need more informatio: It is unusual for someone at age 34 having problem with leg ulcer. The question is whether you have an underlying disease such as diabetes which makes you more prone to get a leg ulcer. Problem with circulation will also lead to leg ulcer as well. Get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It is NOT LSD: Ergot alkaloids are related to LSD, but are not the same chemical. They are now rarely used, since the triptans came into use over 30 years ago, and even less so since medications to prevent migraine (beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, anticonvulsants) came into use about the same time. Methylsergide and ergonovine are still available and helpful in some cases, and are cousins of LSD. ...Read more
Tongue ulcer: Orabase will not heal an ulcer. It is an oral bandage that can be applied to the ulcer before meals to keep it from being irritated. The ulcer will heal spontaneously in 7-10 days. Try to stay on a bland diet. There is some research that suggests that applying honey to the ulcer will help it heal faster. ...Read more
See your dentist: If they occur frequently, see your dentist who can use a laser to speed up healing. If infrequent, try colgate orabase to protect and slightly "numb" the area (only use if nt allergic to any of its ingredients). Also: use a toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulfate (read the ingredient listing). ...Read more
Canker sores: Canker sores, also known as mouth ulcers or mouth blisters, usually heal on its own in about a week or two. If the sores continue to persist, or are large or painful, visit your dentist. Depending on the nature and severity of the sore, dentists prescribe antimicrobial mouth rinses, corticosteroid ointments, or a prescription to reduce the pain and irritation. ...Read more
There is an ointment specially made in switzerland for the treatment of leg ulcers; can you find it in the u.S.?
Canker Sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any: Mouth washes only temporarily take away bad breath. Like for minutes rather than hours. The best home treatment for bad breath is good daily oral hygiene. Also get your teeth cleaned professionally on a timely manner. Your health care professional can advise you whether you have gum disease causing bad breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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