Monday, November 23, 2015

Canker Sores

 Canker sores are painful and hurt when you eat or drink. You need to tell the difference between a canker sore and a cold blister. A cold blister usually starts and a small blister then become one large sore. Canker sores are normally short lived and can be treated fairly easily.Cold sores are contagious but canker sore are not. A canker sore has a yellow and gray center with a red border. They can be located on the inside of the gums ,inside of the cheek or on the tongue. If you are constantly getting them you need to go to your dentist. Poor oral hygiene, chewing tobacco will cause the sore to continue and become infected. You could be deficient in iron or vitamin b12 this is know to cause them. Women are more prone to them then men no one knows why.They are the results of poor diets a canker sore can be the result.There are many different symptoms they can very in each person.