POLL: Do you use Listerine to kill your canker sores?

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  1. Lifer

    Lifer Banned

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    It stings like hell for 30 seconds, but then after awhile, it gets it numb.
    I notice they go away faster too.
     
  2. acidvoodoo

    acidvoodoo Platinum Member

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    whats a canker sore?
     
  3. vi edit

    vi edit Elite Member <br> Super Moderator
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    Alcohol helps dry them out faster.
     
  4. Kevin

    Kevin Diamond Member

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    Get a tube of Orabase from Colgate...
     
  5. Howard

    Howard Lifer

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    Sounds like a lubricant. :)
     
  6. Anghang

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    i use campophenique...sometimes i'll gargle with listerine first then put the ointment on...it works fast...couple of days and i'm back to eating salty, sour and hot foods :-D
     
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    i have this tube of antibacterial stuff that also numbs it and dries it out. its good stuff. forms a little layer over it.
     
  8. cressida

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    what it called? I hate getting those.
     
  9. clamum

    clamum Lifer

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    Some hard alcohol and a scalpel are all I need.
     
  10. ScottyB

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    I just rub a lot of salt on it, then let it disolve, twice and then I swish salt water around in my mouth for a while.
     
  11. KnightBreed

    KnightBreed Lifer

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    I don't get canker sores.
     
  12. Lifer

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    tried that once. hurt like a bitch, never again will i do that.

    Theres also this medication cream in a tube called anbesol that works.
     
  13. Zrom999

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    Isopropyl alcohol on a cloth or tissue. Put it in your mouth overnight on the sore. Wake up next day, its gone.
     
  14. dman

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    No. I'll use Medicated Blistex (lip balm) iff I don't have kanka or another OTC canker sore pain reliever. Blistex has the same effect, hurts like hell for a few seconds then it's numb for quite a while. But the canker sore med stuff lasts longer--but has a slightly worse taste (both are awful).



     
  15. Kevin

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    Its a paste and works great...
     
  16. Linux23

    Linux23 Lifer

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    do you guys use ben-GAY???


    okay, okay - bad joke. :D
     
  17. Kaervak

    Kaervak Diamond Member

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    No I use listerine to fight off home intruders. :D
     
  18. shiner

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    Sort of....I brush the sore until it bleeds, then rinse with saltwater, after that I soak a q-tip in Listerine and dab it on the canker sore.....gone the next day.
     
  19. Apathetic

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    It's a small ulcer on the inside of your mouth (it's not a cold sore). They last a few days and can hurt a lot.

    Dave
     
  20. CrazyPerson

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    maybe i will give it a try
     
  21. idNut

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    Wow, earlier tonight I saw his posts were 500 and now they're up to 570. :Q
     
  22. Bignate603

    Bignate603 Lifer

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    I just hit it with hydrogen peroxide a few times and then it'll usually be gone.
     
  23. Evadman

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    I did 230 in a day when I was unemployed. from just over 4k to 10k in 2 months. *shrugs* when ya got nothign to do, it goes fast.
     
  24. monk3y

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    Don't know if it works but I rinse my mouth w/ salt and water...
     
  25. nakedfrog

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