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A 39-year-old member asked:

what to do if i have ulcers in the mouth due to intake of antibiotics. any quick remedy?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
From antibiotics?: While possible, it's probably not the antibiotics that are causing the ulcers. If you were prescribed antibiotics by a health care provider, you need to discuss this with him\her right away. If you took the antibiotics on your own, then see a dentist or physician based upon your other symptoms.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Canker Sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration.

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