canker sore


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canker sore

[′kaŋ·kər ‚sȯr]
(medicine)
Small ulceration of the mucous membrane of the mouth, sometimes caused by a food allergy.
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(2) I was surprised to read that recurrent aphthous ulcers (canker sores) are experienced by some gluten-sensitive people.
Trying to grab a larger slice of the pie, Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals has introduced Orabase Soothe-N-Seal, a product designed to ease pain from canker sores and mouth sores.
In between such visits, the use of our favorite herbal preparations, mouthwashes and toothpastes, as well as a little first aid in the temporary treatment of canker sores and toothaches, is a valuable addition to even the best care.
Canker sores are small sores that appear inside the cheeks and lips, at the base of the gums, and on or under the tongue.
Don't confuse canker sores with cold sores, which are caused by the Herpes simplex type 1 virus.
-- Uncommon canker sores may be manifestations of underlying disease, Dr.
Plum juice soothes the pain of a canker sore and it's nutritious.
A true canker sore, as compared to a cold sore, is located inside the mouth, on the edge or underside of the tongue, the roof of the mouth, or the cheek.
Canker Cover, a tablet-like patch made from edible natural ingredients that relieve pain and expedite the healing process, immediately adheres to a canker sore and forms a clear gel patch that lasts eight to 12 hours and protects the sore from irritants such as food, drink and braces.
Preven Melts, the second canker sore treatment, is formulated with Avamin, a form of vitamin B12, which is instantly absorbed by the lining cells of the mouth.
Once a canker sore has developed, it usually takes a week to run its course disappear.
"All we do is innovation," notes Jeff Haley, the founder and president of Ore-health Corp., whose CankerMelts have changed the way canker sore sufferers treat their ailment.