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Canker Sore Treatment Online

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OVERVIEW

Are you tired of the pain and discomfort caused by canker sores? Canker sores are small, shallow ulcers that develop inside the mouth or at the base of the gums, making eating and talking difficult.

At MYInstantMD, our online telehealth service provides convenient access to board-certified doctors who can help you find relief from these painful sores. With personalized treatment plans, and prescription medications, you can now manage your canker sores effectively and obtain pain relief from the comfort of your own home.

Available in 50 states. No insurance needed.

Canker Sore Symptoms

Canker sores, also called aphthous ulcers, are small, shallow lesions that develop on the soft tissues in your mouth or at the base of your gums leading to gingival irritation. Considered to be a type of mouth ulcer, they can be painful and make eating and talking uncomfortable.

Symptoms of canker sores include a tingling or burning sensation in the mouth, followed by the appearance of round, white or gray sores with a red border. Other signs may include fever, swollen lymph nodes, and a general feeling of being unwell.

Canker Sore Causes

The exact cause of canker sores is unknown, but they may be triggered by various factors such as emotional stress, lack of quality sleep, minor injury to the mouth, acidic or spicy foods, chocolate, vitamin deficiencies, hormonal shifts and menstruation,, or gastrointestinal tract diseases like celiac or Crohn’s disease.

In addition, using certain toothpastes containing sodium lauryl sulfate has been associated with onset of these mouth sores.

Prescription Medication

Traditional treatments for canker sores may also include prescription medications. A mouth sores gel, oral medications and mouth rinses containing benzocaine, hydrogen peroxide, or fluocinonide can provide pain relief and can be an effective mouth ulcer treatment.

Oral medications such as colchicine, dapsone, and thalidomide may be prescribed for severe or recurring canker sores as they also have anti-inflammatory properties.

Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline or doxycycline can be prescribed for severe episodes and can promote immediate pain relief and canker sore relief.

Recommendations for further canker sore treatments when necessary

While these traditional options can offer some relief, they often require multiple applications and may not address the underlying causes of canker sores. Patients may need to visit a doctor or dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan, which can be time-consuming and inconvenient.

Available in 50 states. No insurance needed.

Over the Counter Medications and Self-Care Tips

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There is no definite cure for canker sores but most mild lesions will resolve spontaneously over 1-2 weeks. For persistent mouth sores there are several treatment options available. Home remedies like salt water rinses, baking soda paste, and applying a wet tea bag can also help soothe and provide canker sore relief..

Over the counter anesthetic gels containing benzocaine or lidocaine can help provide pain relief. 

Avoiding certain trigger foods and any toothpaste containing sodium lauryl sulfate can help reduce episodes. In addition, reducing stress can be beneficial in many respects.

Available Treatment Options

At MyInstantMD, we offer online consultations for canker sore treatment with Board-certified doctors who have experience in treating mouth sores. Our medical professionals will create personalized treatment plans for your canker sores that may include mouth rinses,, antibiotics, or other medications to help you have oral pain relief and healing.

Available in 50 states. No insurance needed.

Benefits of Online Treatment

Consulting with experienced doctors for canker sore treatment from home saves time and effort. Based on the information you provide, our doctors will develop a personalized mouth ulcer treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. This plan may include prescription medications like oral antibiotics or mouth rinses as well as recommendations for over-the-counter products and lifestyle changes. 

Convenience and Accessibility

Online canker sore treatment offers unparalleled convenience and accessibility. With just a few taps on your smartphone or clicks on your computer, you can connect with a licensed healthcare provider from the comfort of your own home, anytime. 

No more waiting in crowded waiting rooms or taking time off work for appointments. Our telehealth platform makes it easy for you to get the care you need, when you need it, without the hassle of traditional office visits.

MyInstantMD’s user-friendly interface and secure online portal ensures that your personal health information is protected while you receive high-quality care. Our board-certified doctors are experienced in treating mouth sores and can provide personalized treatment plans, including prescription medications if necessary.

We’ll consider factors like the severity of your canker sore, age, and medical history to recommend the most effective treatments.

We understand that seeking treatment for oral health issues like mouth sores or gum irritation can be a private matter, which is why we have implemented robust security measures to safeguard your information.

We prioritize convenience and confidentiality throughout the entire process. Our secure online portal allows you to easily message your doctor with questions or concerns within 24 hours of you receiving your treatment.

Avoiding exposure to other illnesses

Online canker sore treatment reduces your risk of catching other illnesses. Waiting rooms can expose you to germs from sick patients. Telehealth lets you get care from home.

Protect your health and get started now to experience relief without leaving your couch.

Available in 50 states. No insurance needed.

Fast and secure Telehealth platform

Our telehealth platform is fast and secure. It only takes about 5 minutes to complete our online questionnaire for our providers to review and send you a personalized treatment plan.

We use HIPAA-compliant technology to protect your personal health information. 

This ensures only authorized individuals can view sensitive medical details. You can feel confident your privacy is safeguarded when using our platform.

Get Started Today

Ready to start feeling better? Get started now with MyInstantMD and get the relief you need from your canker sore. Our secure telehealth platform makes it easy to connect with a board-certified doctor who can provide personalized treatment options tailored to your needs.

Available in 50 states. No insurance needed.

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FAQS about Canker Sore Treatment

Canker sores are small, painful ulcers inside the mouth. Cold sores are caused by a virus and appear outside the mouth, usually on the lips.

You can treat canker sores at home with over-the-counter oral pain relief gels like Orajel. These gels help numb the pain and protect the sore.

Yes, you can buy canker sore treatment online through websites like Amazon.com. Look for products like mouth sore gel or oral ulcer treatments.

Canker sore outbreaks can be caused by many things, like a weakened immune system, cheek bites, or sensitivity to tangy or spicy foods.

To prevent canker sores, practice good oral care. Brush your teeth gently, avoid chewing gum, and consider taking dietary supplements to boost your immune system.

No, cold sore treatment is different from canker sore treatment. Cold sore treatments often target the virus that causes fever blisters, while canker sore treatments focus on pain relief and healing.

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