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Suggest treatment for a canker sore on the mucous membrane

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Posted on Mon, 3 Apr 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: how do you treat a canker sore on the mucous membrane of the lower eye lid?
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Answered by Dr. Rudina Balliu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
it will go by itself

Detailed Answer:
Hello! Thank you for using HealthcareMagic .
I have gone through your question and I can understand your concern.

Usually, it goes by itself within maximum 3 weeks.
Use warm compresses to speed up the healing process and if you have pain, take Ibuprofen (200mg thrice daily after food for next 2-3 days).

If it does not go away despite following these, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist for further management.

Hope i have answered your question.
Let me know if you have any further queries, I will be happy to help.

Take Care !
Dr Balliu.


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