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schmoo

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Jun 22, 2018
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I guess I still need to get acclimated to pipe smoking but this canker is so annoying. How long does this take to go away and get acclimated to smoke

 

warren

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Sep 13, 2013
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Depends on the cause of the canker sore and how you and your doctor are treating it. Causes range from bad nutrition to trauma.

 

mso489

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Feb 21, 2013
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If you have a good pharmacist, he or she can probably recommend an over-the-counter medicine for this. I think camphor was the old time remedy, and may still be used, but I'd ask at the drugstore/chemist (U.K.). If it persists, see your doctor. I think these can be minor viral infections or a dietary deficiency.

 

scloyd

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May 23, 2018
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Last year had a canker sore on the roof of my mouth and the local pharmacist suggested G.U.M. Ricinol www.gumbrand.com/gum-rincinol-mouth-rinse-1770r.html
It's a rinse that applies a thin protective coating. It's available at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS...

 

fmgee

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Sep 26, 2014
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Too much orange juice or tomatoes and I tend to get one. Something about the acidic foods I guess. I find rinsing with salt water a few times a day helps. I pick up the pipe when I have them.

 

mso489

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When you're lucky, a lot of these sore spots resolve themselves. If not, see your pharmacist and if necessary your doctor.

 

badbeard

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Sep 9, 2017
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I used to get these when I was a kid quite a bit. Whenever I did, my mom would dip a wet q-tip in some alum and hold it on the sore for about 20 seconds. Hurts like hell(and tastes even worse), but every time they were resolved within a day. I can't say I've ever gotten a canker sore from smoking though. Are you sure it's a canker sore and not a steam burn, maybe from puffin a bit to fast?

 
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