CANKER SORES = APHTHOUS ULCERS - Causes & Cures:

COLD SORES = HERPES LESIONS - Causes & Cures:

 

Patient of Dr. Lauren Friedman DDS: ___________________________     Date: __/__/14

 

“What is that strange looking Sore in my Mouth that’s bothering me so much?

The Pharmacist is of no help. The Internet is too confusing. Photo Searches are poor results;

& I hate seeing those images. But, I did find Dr. Friedman’s cool Website info.”

 

[] HISTORY:    <> Biting the Lip or Tongue cause.    <> Genetic predisposition.

                          <> Scrape of your Gum by your Toothbrush, Fork, or other Instrument.

                          <> Stress, Sun Exposure, Flu or Cold can lead to Cold Sores on your Lips.

 

[] HEALING:     <> Usually takes 5-9 Days to Heal.

 

[] PROBLEM:    <> Painful & irritating while healing.

                            <> Unsightly. Discomfort. May be Contagious.

 

[] DIAGNOSIS:    <> Canker Sore: on the Moveable (loose) Soft Tissue only.

   <> Herpes Sores: on the Hard Bony Soft Tissue, or Lips / Face.

   <> Cold Sore = Fever Blister = Herpes Simplex Type I Virus.

 

[] Some CAUSES & ETIOLOGY of CANKER SORES & COLD SORES:

<> Bacteria     <> Fungi     <> Virus (Herpes)     <> Unknown

<> Growth starts at that site after the skin breaks down.     <> _______

 

[] RULE-OUT these PROBLEMS:    <> Diseases to rule out: ________

<> Cut     <> Abrasion        <> Trauma        <> ________

 

[] Some DENTAL TREATMENTS:

<> Rinse your Mouth with Warm Salt Water 4 times a day, & wait 5-9 days.

<> Try CankAid, Benzodent, or any Drugstore Topical Anesthetic Agents.

<> Canker Sores: TCA Chemical Cautery applied by your Dentist onto the Injured Site:

Sterilizes the surface, takes 5-7 days to heal, but the Pain is Gone.

 

[] OTHER TREATMENTS:

<> Vitamin B Complex Tablet    <> Yogurt as a preventative    <> __________

<> Vitamin C Tablets        <> Vitamin B Shots         <> No Treatment Option

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NOTES: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

<> Home Remedies        <> Medical Doctor Consultation    <> Oral Pathologist   

<> Dermatologist             <> Specialist                <> Laboratory Tests

<> Misc.            <> ____________      <> ____________

 

 

Recommended by:    Dr. LAUREN FRIEDMAN, DDS & Staff

 

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