Silver nitrate is used for chemical cauterization of canker sores. This method is also useful for cauterizing bleeding blood vessels associated with nosebleeds, states WebMD. Chemical cauterization also may be appropriat... More »

Silver nitrate is a corrosive chemical substance made from silver and nitric acid. It is administered either in stick form or a liquid form diluted with water. More »

Silver nitrate, or AgNO3, mixed with distilled water is a solution. A solution is a homogeneous mixture where one substance dissolves in another substance. Explained by ABetterChemText, the solute is broken down complete... More »

Silver nitrate is a corrosive chemical substance made from silver and nitric acid. It is administered either in stick form or a liquid form diluted with water. More »

Endovenous ablation is a medical procedure involving the cauterization of a saphenous vein, which can be the great saphenous vein in either leg, according to the Varicose Vein Clinic. This method attempts to reduce reflu... More »

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Although the exact cause of canker sores is unknown as of 2015, they may occur due to minor mouth injuries, food sensitivities, exposure to sodium lauryl sulfate, certain dietary deficiencies, hormonal and emotional fact... More »

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The first step to getting treatment for severe canker sores is to speak to a physician, recommends Mayo Clinic. A doctor may recommend mouth rinses, topical products, oral medications or cauterization. A doctor may also ... More »

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