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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Mouth Ulcers In Adults

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What can you do to remedy the mouth ulcers?

What can you do to remedy the mouth ulcers?

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

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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I got mouth ulcers. What's the best treatment for this?

I got mouth ulcers. What's the best treatment for this?

Find the cause first: If you have several mouth ulcers at once you may want to see a dentist to determine if there is a cause that can be determined such as a food, drug, or toothpaste allergy. If no cause is evident then the ulcers are most likely caused by an autoimmune response to stress or specific foods and can be treated with topical steroids. These will also get better on their own within a week or two. ...Read more

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What is the the treatment for mouth ulcers other than salt?

What is the the treatment for mouth ulcers other than salt?

Coating: Assuming canker sores, not chemo related. Avoid irritants like acid foods, coffee, alcohol. Coat w/ maalox, or mix liquid benadryl (antihistamine) with orabase or oragel. Apply several times daily, as needed. Still takes 7-14 days to heal. ...Read more

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What is a good OTC treatment for mouth ulcers?

What is a good OTC treatment for mouth ulcers?

Ain't none, missy: Y'all got to use acyclovir. Cheap & real good of ridding the homestead of them yellow bellied vermin. You betcha!
seriously, be good and kind to your body. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for mouth ulcers that come up for no reason?

What is a good treatment for mouth ulcers that come up for no reason?

Listerine Mouth Rins: 1 st option is you can use the listerine mouthrinse 2x per day for 30 seconds. The purple or green listerine works great. If you rinse with this, it'll keep the ulcer from developing and actually go away.

2nd option is go see your dentist who has a laser equipment which can treat the ulcers and canker sores also when they first develop. See your dentist. ...Read more

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My 13 months old boy, has two mouth ulcers on the tip of his tongue. What's the best treatment for it?

My 13 months old boy, has two mouth ulcers on the tip of his tongue. What's the best treatment for it?

Cause?: I would be more concerned with the cause than the treatment at first. If it is a bite, no worries...It'll go away. If its more of a viral lesion such as a fever blister, then there are medications (antivirals) that can be used to treat. I hesitate to put a small child like this on antivirals, so it becomes a question of the frequency and severity of the lesions. See your dentist/doctor about this. ...Read more

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I get mouth ulcers all the time. It stays for a few days and then disappears. What is the prevention and treatment for it? It gets very painful.

I get mouth ulcers all the time. It stays for a few days and then disappears. What is the prevention and treatment for it? It gets very painful.

Mouth ulcers: This question is best answered by a personal evaluation by your dentist and physician in order to determine the specific types of ulcers you get and your complete dental and medical history. There is not a simple answer to your question that can be attained by internet research or even posing that question on this website. ...Read more

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I am frequently suffering from mouth ulcers. Plz tell me the reasons of it and advice some natural treatment. My age is 25 years and a male from india?

I am frequently suffering from mouth ulcers. Plz tell me the reasons of it and advice some natural treatment. My age is 25 years and a male from india?

Oral ulcers: Recurrent ulcers of the mouth are usually viral in origin. Topical treatments, such as anbesol, may decrease the symptoms, but do not stop future ulcers. Cauterizing the ulcers may prevent their recurrence, and antiviral medications can also be used to prevent attacks. ...Read more

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Pain at the edge/lining of my tongue. Pain similar to mouth ulcers on tongue but no visible ulcers. Treatment?

Pain in tongue: There may be several differnent reasons for this pain you are feeling, some may require no tx at all, the thing to do is see your dentist or oral surgeon and have a definitive diagnosis, this will lead to the proper treatment if any is necessary. ...Read more

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Can there be any home remedies to cure mouth ulcers fast?

Can there be any home remedies to cure mouth ulcers fast?

Unfortunately, no.: If you feel an apthous ulcer (canker sore) coming on, you can take some l-lysine and it will reduce the severity of the symptoms. However, once the ulcer forms you just have to wait for your body to heal it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any home remedies to cure mouth ulcers fast?

Can you tell me if there are any home remedies to cure mouth ulcers fast?

Miracle mouthwash: There are several variations of this mouthwash that seems to relieve painful aphthous ulcers. It is not however a cure but does seem to relieve the pain. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and the anti diarrhea medication kaeopektate are mixed 50/50 and you swish it around your mouth and then spit the excess out. Do not swallow. ...Read more

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Which home remedies are available to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Which home remedies are available to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Avoid triggers: Avoid sugar, caffeine, alcohol, chocolate and nuts.
Consider Amino Acid l-lysine as supplement. ...Read more

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Have you got effective remedies for mouth ulcers?

Have you got effective remedies for mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: There is a prescription called mary's magic mouthwash that sometimes helps with pain, its by prescription, so see your dentist. There is other prescriptions but only if its viral. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the quick and best remedies for mouth ulcers?

Need advice on what is the the quick and best remedies for mouth ulcers?

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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After kissing my partner I got pimples & mouth ulcers, why it happen so, & what r the remedies?

After kissing my partner I got pimples & mouth ulcers, why it happen so, & what r the remedies?

Bad timing..: If this had never happened before then it could be your partner had an outbreak of herpes and it was in its active phase. It is that persons responsibility to know when kissing or sexual contact is safe. If they didn't know...Then go see a physician or dentist next time they have an outbreak. Then they might not pass it on. ...Read more

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How to cure mouth ulcers?

How to cure mouth ulcers?

That depends: Are we talking one isolated ulcer or several at the same time? If one isolated ulcer, then let it heal on its own in 10-14 days. Stay away from acidic and spicy foods. If multiple small ulcers, this could be signs of a viral infection. If multiple large ulcers this could be signs of Chron's disease. If it is either of the last two, this needs checked out by your medical doctor. ...Read more

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What leads to mouth ulcers?

What leads to mouth ulcers?

Tobacco & alcohol: Tobacco and alcohol cause mouth cancers that cause serious ulcers.
Nutritional deficiencies, viral infections, trauma, poor oral hygiene and autoimmune disease are some of the other causes. ...Read more

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How to remove mouth ulcers?

How to remove mouth ulcers?

Depends: Depends on type of ulcer. If an ulcer persists. See dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How come I get mouth ulcers?

How come I get mouth ulcers?

Good question: There are many different types of ulcers-
viral, aphthous, traumatic, fungal, autoimmune, precancerous etc. Each one has a different cause and a different way to handle, treat or prevent. See your general dentist, an oral surgeon, ENT or primary care physician when you have them and then you can get some better answers as to type, cause, and treatment. ...Read more

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Anyway to cure mouth Ulcers?

No: But there's treatment to make them go away sooner. See your dentist to find out what kind of ulcers you're getting and (s)he'll recommend the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What helps heal mouth ulcers?

Depends on cause: It depends on what caused them. If they are caused by rubbing from dentures, and infection, viral illness or even cancers. Some diseases have oral ulcerations as part of the disease complex. It really depends on what is causing them. Avoid irritative foods and mouth wash, use a neutral toothpaste avoid tomatoes and citric foods, pineapples and anything that may irritate your mouth. ...Read more

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How do you cure mouth ulcers?

How do you cure mouth ulcers?

Treat not cure: There are different kinds of mouth ulcers, traumatic, aphthous, and some related to medical conditions. The type and cause determines the best treatment. Two options:
one- get some orabase to cover or orajel to numb the area since we don't know what you have or two- see a dentist who can diagnose it and then give you the best advice. ...Read more

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How do you treat mouth ulcers?

How do you treat mouth ulcers?

Gargle and avoid...: Since you mouth is teeming with bacteria, and the sore is the result of a herpes reactivation to due the virus perceiving stress:
1. Reduce the bruden of bacteria near the wound by gargling with listerine or salt water 60seconds twice a day until the sores go away (the bacterial load near the sore may delay healing), and
2. Avoid sour, citrus, acidic, spicey foods which will irritate the sore. ...Read more

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What can lead to mouth ulcers?

What can lead to mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: That depends upon the type of ulcers? Traumatic ulcers from sharp teeth, broken fillings, accidentally biting yourself. Aphthous ulcers (canker sores) from stress, irritation, sodium lauryl sulfate ingredient in some toothpastes, food sensitivities, etc. Others: also some medical conditions. See for more possibilities: http://www. Nhs. Uk/conditions/mouth-ulcer/pages/causes. Aspx. ...Read more

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How can I treat bad mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcera: They have to be evaluate first and see what the cause is. You could be treated by oral/ topical steroids or systemic if there is disease involved. Make sure you hydrate yourself meanwhile. ...Read more

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Why do children get mouth ulcers?

Why do children get mouth ulcers?

Same as adults: They get them just like adults do, usually it's the body just reacting to itself. ...Read more

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Question about mouth ulcers? Cures?

Question about mouth ulcers? Cures?

Change toothpaste: A lot of canker sores are caused by sodium lauryl sulfate which is the sudsing agent in toothpaste. Other ingredients that people are sensitve to include tartar control, whitening agents and mouthwashes with alcohol. Switch to a plain toothpaste that doesn't suds a lot and see if things get better. If you still have problems talk with your dentist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mouth ulcers?

They vary...: There are different types of mouth ulcers, so their symptoms may vary. The most common type of ulcer is the apthous ulcer, or "canker sore", which (as its name implies), is painful and manifests with soreness. However, more serious conditions, including cancer, can cause ulcerations that may have no symptoms. Therefore, any tissue abnormality in the mouth should be formally assessed by a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers all the time?

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is 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. ...Read more

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How can I stop my mouth ulcers hurting?

Products such as...: ...Orabase with benzocaine, which covers the surface of the sore like an "oral bandage", will decrease pain and help prevent it from getting infected. Products with xylocaine, (lidocaine) a local anesthetic, can also dull the pain. ...Read more

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What can someone do about mouth ulcers?

What can someone do about mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: Mouth ulcers (aphthous ulcers) have no known definitive cause. They are thought to result from stress, diet, allergies, mouth trauma, infections, etc.
In most cases the ulcers heal on their own in 7-10 days. Orabase Ointment OTC can be placed on the ulcer before meals to protect from irritation. New research suggests that placing honey helps the ulcer to heal faster. ...Read more

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How do I stop getting mouth ulcers so often?

How do I stop getting mouth ulcers so often?

Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel sulfate. Switching to biotene or other toothpaste not containing this ingredient can be the cure in preventing this painful condition. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure mouth ulcers quickly?

See a Dentist: See a dentist who has a laser and they can treat your ulcer. If you rinse with salt water, after a period of approximately 10 days most ulcers heal.
Your dentist may apply a topical medicament for temporary relief. ...Read more

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How long do mouth ulcers last if left alone?

2 weeks ususally: The treatments only make you feel better while the ulcers are healing by themselves. ...Read more

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What to do for mouth ulcers as 55 yr old man?

What to do for mouth ulcers as 55 yr old man?

Get proper diagnosis: Great question. I posit your treatment is easy but without proper exam I don't want to assume. Please see your dentist to get proper answer. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have seven mouth ulcers?

What could cause me to have seven mouth ulcers?

Viral outbreak: It could be a viral outbreak such as herpes. Possibly a reaction to a new food, usually citrus. Possibly a severe vitamin deficiency, usually the b complex..
If it doesn't dissipate within 2 weeks, see a dentist or physician for a diagnosis. ...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


Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more