What can I do to prevent constant canker sores in mouth?

Prevention. Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel sulfate. Switching to biotene or other toothpaste not containing this ingredient can be the cure in preventing this painful condition.
Very common. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting and no treatment is required. If concerned, see your dentist after 10 days for evaluation.
Lysine and Acyclovir. Some studies suggest that dosages of lysine can help prevent the outbreak of cold sores. Also, Acyclovir is very effective if taken right at the onset of the canker sores in reducing the severity of outbreaks. Stay out of the sun and stay well hydrated as well.

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What to do for canker sores in mouth?

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 more...
Oral hygeine. Canker sore is self-limiting condition. It will heal in 7-10 days if it is not infected secondarily. Keeping the area clean via thorough oral hygeine is by far the most useful remedy. Avoid spicy food, rinse after each meal, and apply topical anesthetics if pain is severe. If the lesion is not healed in 2 weeks, you need see a dentist for evaluation or biopsy. Read more...

How can I get rid of canker sores in mouth?

A virus--ugh! If you use antivirals they will be gone in 7 days--if you do nothing they will be gone in 1 week. Sorry, but there is some truth to the sarcasm. Acyclovir ointment can be applied to the sores. Anesthetic creams can reduce acute pain. I recommend keeping yourself fit to fight the viruses with healthy foods and proper sleep. Read more...
Ease the pain...... It is not known what causes canker sores (aphthous ulcers) although it is believed that stress and irritation to the mucous membranes of your mouth may play a role. There isn’t much around to make them heal any faster. There are many products that you can get in your pharmacy that are otc that either numb the area or provide a temporary covering to make them feel better. Avoid spicy\acidic food. Read more...
Laser. The will go away in 7-10 days. Lasers have been shown to reduce that time as well as reduce pain. Read more...

What causes canker sores in mouth and what natural remedies are out there?

Canker sores. The cause of canker sores (aphthous ulcers) is not fully understood. I have found it usually occurs when a patient is under stress and there is some irritation to the mucous membranes of the mouth. This can be from the bristles of a toothbrush or a hard piece of food. Avoid spicy and acidic foods. There are many otc products at the drug store to help ease the discomfort. Read more...
Virus. There are 2 common types of mouth sores, often called canker sores or cold sores. Both are viral. One is herpes. It can occur in your mouth and outside your mouth. Usually limited to the roof of the mouth and the gum tissue right around the teeth. The other is the aphthous ulcer. It is only found in the mouth and is on all the other tissue. Acyclovir works for some with the herpes. Warm salt water. Read more...
Canker sores. is very common after tooth extraction. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days. Read more...

Are frequent canker sores in mouth and iritis always an indicator of behçet's disease? Is it serious?

No. You can have canker sores as an isolated problem. Read more...
Canker sores. Behcet's disease is relatively rare. Many people suffer from recurrent aphthous ulcers and do not have behcet's disease. It would be a good idea for you to consult both a dentist and a physician regarding any symptoms that you are having in order to obtain accurate information, sound advice and to allay any unwarranted concerns. Read more...

I have always got canker sores in mouth I have 3 now what's the best thing to do for them other then warm salt water?

OTC or DDS. Ask your pharmacist for what OTC products available there are the best. If you need something more, see your own dentist for better advice and more powerful medications or more effective treatment. Read more...
Canker sore . Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is 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 more...

Hello doctor, I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. I also have canker sores in mouth with tooth pain. Does this have any effect on my mvp.

No, but... Not related. However, if tooth pain is caused by infected teeth (cavities) or infected gums, the concern is that bacteria can enter the blood stream and settle out on your heart valves. Please see your dentist. Read more...
If infected yes. If you have a tooth infection is dangerous due to the bacteria present , you need to visit your dentist for a x-ray exam and antibiotic therapy. Read more...

Ticking noise / lump feeling throat. Sweating at night Always exhausted Always weak Body bones feel tender weak Canker sores in mouth Different breathing patterns headaches daily for months. Shallow breathing and breathless? Whats next step

Sweating and feel il. You need to see an Internist for a complete history, physical exam and guided testing to see what is going on. This week would be good. Read more...
See doctor. Your symptoms may indicate some sort of infectious process and possibly immunosuppression. Get tested - Lab and consider test for HIV as well. Any recent travel? Keep hydrated and see doctor ASAP. . Read more...