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What will help canker sore on gums?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Canker sore

Canker sore heal in about a week or two.
OTC medications can help. Avoid hard, spicy foods. Some people are sensitive to SLS in toothpaste.

In brief: Canker sore

Canker sore heal in about a week or two.
OTC medications can help. Avoid hard, spicy foods. Some people are sensitive to SLS in toothpaste.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Canker sores

Aphthasol (amlexanox) seems to work.
Ask your doctor or dentist.

In brief: Canker sores

Aphthasol (amlexanox) seems to work.
Ask your doctor or dentist.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Robert Greer
Requires a prescription but I think it helps.
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