Canker Sores | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • What do I need to do to stop getting canker sores?
  • My mom had a lot of canker sores. Does that mean I’ll do the same?
  • Are there any medicines that will stop the canker sores?
  • My mouth really hurts. What should I take for the pain?
  • I seem to get more canker sores when I have my period. Could that be the cause?
  • Are there any mouthwashes I could use to prevent canker sores or to keep them from being so painful?

Source

Management of Aphthous Ulcers by DR McBride, M.D. (American Family Physician June 01, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000701/149.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 10/00

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