Canker Sores

Discussion in 'General Health & Wellness' started by BonnieR, Feb 5, 2004.

  1. BonnieR

    BonnieR New Member

    Hello I have been getting canker sores under my tongue. Last April I had a bout with this. They lasted for about a month and went away. I would get about 6 at a time. Went to the doctor and he said it could be an allergic reaction to something. They eventually went away, but now they are coming back. These little things really hurt. Has anyone had these before and what do you do for them. My doctor was a ENT doctor and he says nothing can be done, but ride them out. Any suggestions as to what is causing these and what to do for them. Anybody???
    Thanks,
    Bonnie
  2. Notonline

    Notonline New Member

    "Spices, citrus fruit, nuts high in the amino acid arginine (such as walnuts), chocolate, strawberries, and coffee can irritate canker sores and cause them in some patients."

    Black walnuts get me every time...so bad it's hard to swallow, my tongue and throat get totally raw. You may want to keep a journal of sorts to find out what may be triggering them.

    Danny