Overview

A canker sore (aphthous ulcer) is a mouth ulcer or sore that is open and painful. They are the most common type of mouth ulcer. Some people notice them on the inside of their lip or cheek. They are usually white or yellowish and surrounded by red[read article]

Tests for Canker Sore

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Canker Sore

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Pain Management
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Surgical Procedures for Canker Sore

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Electrocauterization is a surgical procedure in which a surgeon or doctor uses electricity to heat tissue. The purpose is to: prevent or stop bleeding after an...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Canker Sore

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TETRACYCLINE (tet ra SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions tre...  More
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TRIAMCINOLONE (trye am SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to reduce swelling and ulcers in the mouth. It helps treat and relieve mouth sores that are not ...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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LIDOCAINE (LYE doe kane) is an anesthetic. It causes loss of feeling in the skin and surrounding tissues. It is used to prevent and to treat pain from some procedur...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Canker Sore

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LIDOCAINE (LYE doe kane) is an anesthetic. It causes loss of feeling in the skin and surrounding tissues. It is used to prevent and to treat pain from some procedur...  More
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Self Care for Canker Sore

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Salt Water Gargles
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Hydrogen Peroxide/Milk of Magnesia Gargles
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