Painful mouth sores every 2-3 months. Please help?

Prevention and rest. Studies have shown that the 2 most common reasons for adults to get recurrent upper respiratory tract illnesses including aphthous ulcers in your mouth) are: 1- improper sleep. 2- touching our face a lot! Stress is definitely a big culprit. Not many medications are effective. Prevention is the best treatment. Try to sleep plenty, be hydrated and relaxed. If they keep recurring stop by your pmd.

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What can I do about my painful mouth sores?

Use Canker Cover. Painful mouth sores are usually canker sores (aphthous ulcer) which are found on the inside of your cheek, under your tongue, the tip of your tongue, or the roof of your month. They will usually go away in 7 - 10 days. There are many natural remedies, but I like canker cover by quantum health, which is a patch that will cover the sore. If you have a lot of sores you should see your dentist.
It depends... Mouth sores may arise from a variety of causes. The more common sores are either due to physical injury (a traumatic ulcer), or canker sores (atphous ulcers). These can be treated symptomatically with an over the counter topical anesthetic product. Severe, persistent, or recurrent ulcers may reflect a more serious condition, and should be identified by your dentist or medical doctor.

How do you get relief from occasional painful mouth sores?

Not much. Mouth sores are usually caused by a virus so it has to run its course, but ice pops can help, ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) and numbsit and ora gel.
B2. B2 - riboflavin will help heal mouth sores. Methionine is a Amino Acid helps heal collagen.
What kind of sores? Sores are usually traumatic ulcers and consequently in the canker sore group, but it could be a trauma, infection etc. Best to see your dentist when you are having one so they can see it, diagnose it and then treat it properly/.

What is the definition or description of: Painful mouth sores?

Cold and Canker. "Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused with each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called fever blisters or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by a virus and are extremely contagious." For more info, go here: http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/canker-sores#1.

How long does painful mouth sores associated with herpangina last?

10 days. May be a week it would be contagious while there are active lesions. The disease usually resolves in about a week. See this site for more information. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001964/ hene laser treatment will increase the rate of healing and reduce pain.

I get these painful mouth sores that hurt when food rubs against them. What could be causing them?

Mouth sores. The list of possible causes of mouth sores cannot even fit within the space allowed us for an answer. Even if we gave you a list of possibilities, you wouldn't know which type you had, why you have them and what to do about it. Therefore, it would be wise to see a local dentist for an accurate diagnosis, along with appropriate treatment if necessary or advice on prevention, if possible.

I have painful mouth sores on my tongue and inside cheeks. Sometimes have a small white/yellow bubble and are always red. Low iron and b12.

See a dentist. If you want to know what is the cause of your sores and what treatment is available to you, you will have to see a dentist. We can't diagnose and treat you over the internet.
Probably not main ca. The probable cause is probably viral. They could be caused by stress and therefore b 12 may help. See your dentist if there over 5 days. They may resolve on there own and stay away from acidic juices and foods.

Painful ear ache, head congestion along with painful mouth sores?

Ear infection. May be an ear infection or serous otitis from eustachian tube obstruction. Herpangina, coxackie virus, may be the agent.
Many things. Could be many things including upper respiratory infection, herpetic gingivostomatitis, see your md.

How long does painful mouth sores associated with hand foot mouth last?

About 10-14 days. Hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus, in the family of enteroviruses. Symptomatic treatment is indicated with tylenol (acetaminophen) and warm saline rinses.
Approx 10 days. The illness is self limiting and usually lasts 7-10 days.