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Offline Son of Jupiter

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White spot on my gums
« on: 19/02/2006 17:43:31 »
I have a white sore/blister on my gums, its easily irritated and freaking me out. Does someone know,...That is a silly question considering who I'm asking, what it is and how to get rid of it?
Or how to tell the difference between thrush and a cakersore?

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #1 on: 19/02/2006 19:21:37 »
Bradley...It sounds to me like you do in fact have a Canker Sore (mouth ulcer)..... Have you been under any stress very recently ?....I think thrush would be accompanied by a rash rather than just one ulcer....

there are over the counter remedies to ease it...I don't know if you get Bonjela in the US but here in the UK it's a good pain reliever....you could also try gargling with warm saltwater.

Do NOT worry...it'll go .....however..if you still have it in a week or two then pop down the doctors...


It's worth mentioning that I'm only offering this advice based on my experience ( cos I've had them too) and your description....I'm not a doctor so if anybody else wants to voice an opinion then go for it peeps

Men are the same as women.... just inside out !!
 

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #2 on: 19/02/2006 20:57:17 »
The other thing that makes mouth ulcers go away much faster (if that's what it is) is antiseptic mouthwash. Amazing stuff.
 

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #3 on: 19/02/2006 22:18:08 »
I find swishing with an alka seltzer works as well

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #4 on: 19/02/2006 22:33:31 »
Thank you all, I am a bit relieved and will try each remedy

Io
 

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #5 on: 20/02/2006 02:51:37 »
I always use warm salt water....works good and is cheap!

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« Last Edit: 20/02/2006 02:51:57 by fmj1179 »
 

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #6 on: 24/02/2006 00:14:40 »
geez, i have a canker sore right now too![:0]
:( poor us.
but yeah..i also think swishing peroxide helps

and...most importantly...do not touch the sore with your tongue!
 

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #7 on: 24/02/2006 00:15:29 »
oh wow looks its been a few
days
i bet your sore is gone right now...but not mine
 

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Re: White spot on my gums
« Reply #8 on: 24/02/2006 00:35:39 »
i always use a bit off tcp,and i dont mean "tom cat pee".its an antiseptic in the uk.
 

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