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Have an AWFUL canker sore!
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I'm sorry to hear that....
Here is a home remedy you can make to help with the pain:
Mix equal amounts of Milk of Magnesia or Kaopectate and Benylin or Benadryl. Milk of Magnesia and Kaopectate both have stuff in them that coat wet tissues, such as those in the mouth. Benylin and Benadryl contain ingredients that act as mild topical numbing agents and antihistamines (which reduce inflammation).
Apply to the canker sore with your finger or a qtip
you can also make a paste out of cayenne pepper and apply to the sore. This is stronger then the stuff I mentioned above.
you can also suck on an ice cube, putting it against the sore.....
Here is a very good article that discusses canker sores in detail from a highly reliable source:
The good news? This will resolve in time.
I hope you feel better soon :)
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Now, in addition to the HORRIBLE sore, i have discomfort in the back of my throat and in my EAR!
WHAT is going on?????