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What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?

Lasers: The problem is once you get an ulcer it takes time to heal. The laser can promote quicker healing and eliminate pain. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer? What can I do to ease the pain from one?

What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?  What can I do to ease the pain from one?

Mouth ulcer: Try over the counter orabase ointment. If that doesn't work your dentist can prescribe kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase. It shortens the duration of the ulcer and helps with the pain. Either way you should have your dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them?

What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them with OTC or prescription drugs?

What causes mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them with OTC or prescription drugs?

Mouth Ulcers: Mouth ulcers can be caused by minor trauma to the oral cavity. Other causes include: stress & anxiety, hormonal changes, family history, foods like chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries, cheese, tomatoes, wheat flour, stopping smoking, medical conditions like crohn's, coeliac disease, iron deficiency, reactive arthritis, B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of mouth ulcers?

What is a good way to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: There are a number of causes of mouth ulcers and most will heal within 7-10 days. If yours does not heal, feels like it is getting worse or you have swelling or increasing pain, then it is important to see a dentist. In the meantime avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods and drinks. OTC pain medications will help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of mouth ulcers?

How do I get rid of mouth ulcers?

Depends on the cause: Mouth ulcers can be caused by many different things, including infections and autoimmune diseases. The most common causes are aphthous ulcers and type 1 herpes. You should be evaluated by your doctor and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Any ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Type of Ulcer?: Oral or mouth ulcers can be caused by several different conditions. Most common are apthous ulcers which usually dissapear in 7-10 days without treatment. However any ulcer should be examined by your doctor for proper diagnosis. Ulcers can be caused by many types of diseases such as a simple cold sore , cheek or lip bitting, std, certain types of oral cancer or many other health conditions. ...Read more

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Any easy ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Any easy ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Yes, Listerine: Listerine purple bottle 30 second rinses 2-3x/day help it heal faster. If you use the mouthrinse when it first develops, it will keep it small and possibly not develop into a larger size. It goes away much faster than the usual 2 weeks long time frame of pain. You can also use rx apthasol by your dentist. ...Read more

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Are there fast ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

No: There's no fast way to heal the ulcers, but you can cover them with orabase or zilactin and that helps reduce discomfort. Both are found over the counter in drug stores. ...Read more

Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more