Chlorehexidine mouthwash effective canker sores?

Not really. These are viral, chlorhex is for bacteria. Try warm salt water rinses. Mostly a matter of waiting 10 -14 days to go away. Good luck.
No. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The dental laser offers immediate relief from the pain of these sores. See your dentist.

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I have canker sores on my inside cheeks. How do I heal it? Does mouthwash works?

No mouthwash. These are self llimiting, & heal on there own. Warm salt water (only a pinch of salt) may be soothing, or coating them with a dab of milk of magnesia or using kenalog (triamcinolone) & orabase, but this is a rx. Read more...
In addition. To the other answer which is absolutely correct, there are some otc palliative remedies to help solely with the discomfort -- quantum canker cover patch; or Benzocaine in orabase. Hope this helps. Read more...

Is there a pain reducing mouthwash for canker sores? No? What is the best waty to treat a canker sore? Thank you.

Anbesol/Benzocaine. The sores appear spontaneously and disappear within 2 weeks. There is nothing one can do to accelerate the healing. You can use any type of over-the-counter topical anesthetic from the grocery store, or you can ask your dentist for some. The flavoring in the anesthetic burns initially, but the area becomes numb quickly after. If you dry the area and apply benzocaine, it absorbs much better. Read more...
Debacterol . Debacterol is a terrific topical dental treatment for canker sores. The dentist places this prescription treatment on your canker sore. Within a few minutes your sore is chemically cauterized and healing will soon take place. The patients relate that the pain disappears too; and the painful two week canker sore is healed much sooner. Take care... Read more...
Yes, magic mouthwash. Yes there is a prescription mouthwash. It is called magic mouthwash. The sore can also be treated in a dental office with a type of laser. Read more...
Gly-Oxide! A wonderful otc product called gly oxide can be used to reduce the pain of canker sores the the added bonus of decreased healing time. It can also be used to help prevent canker sores because its safe to use daily. Stress increases chances of canker sores. You can also have it desensitized by a certified dentist in laser therapy. Read more...
Yes. There are numerous preparations to help with symptoms, but the sore is of viral origin and must run its course. Read more...

I have canker sores all over my mouth and I wanted to know if there is an over the counter mouthwash I could use because it's also on my tonsils.

Canker sores. I understand your distress. Canker sores are mouth ulcers which can happen due to Mouth injury/irritation, deficiency of iron, folic acid, and other B vitamins, food irritation or stress. Antibacterial mouthwash like Listerine mouth wash ay help. Please see Oral surgeon because Canker sores are all over your mouth and tonsils for Diagnosis and Treatment. Read more...

I HAVE CANKER SORES IN MY MOUTH AN TONGUE THEY ARE REALLY PAINFUL. I STARTED WITH THEM LAST FRIDAY. IM IN STEROID AN A MOUTH WASH AN ANTIBIOTIS HOW LO?

Last about 7-10 days. orabase with triamcinilone [kenolog in orabase] is a paste a dr. can prescribe to apply to sores 4x/day before meals and at bedtime till gone, take excedrin or aleve or advil and tylenol for pain relief , ice chips ice cream jello and similar for pain relif , it is a virus and should go away. Read more...
Self healing. Small cupped-out painful ulcers. Cause may be viral, symptoms brought on by stress, trauma, acidic foods. Heal in 10-14 days. See your Dentist to discuss laser obliteration or Rx for Kenalog in Orabase. Antibiotics don't treat viruses. Most mouthwashes relatively ineffective. Read more...

I have canker sores and got a peroxide sore mouth wash crest it says do not swallow but after u spit it out and then swallow some will still go down?

We do prefer swish . and spit but a small amount may be swallowed and shouldn't be a problem. Read more...
Spit as much as you. Spit as much as you can, the remaining trace amounts will not cause and problems. Hope this helps Regards jdv. Read more...