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I have an aphthous ulcer in the back of my throat, any tips to ease the pain? What should I gargle with?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Mixture of…

Hydrogen peroxide, warm salt water (saline), & alcohol-based mouthwash will soothe & help heal ulcer. Or can use otc prep glyoxide.
Be sure not to swallow mixture. If aphthous ulcer doesn't improve, fp/ent can treat with silver nitrate stick.

In brief: Mixture of…

Hydrogen peroxide, warm salt water (saline), & alcohol-based mouthwash will soothe & help heal ulcer. Or can use otc prep glyoxide.
Be sure not to swallow mixture. If aphthous ulcer doesn't improve, fp/ent can treat with silver nitrate stick.
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