Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Can Doctors Educate People About The Cause Of Mouth Ulcers

Share

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


3

3
Doctors, at least once in a mouth I am suffering from mouth ulcers. How can I avoid mouth ulcer a?

Can't avoid well: Recurrent mouth ulcers are most likely recurrent aphthous ulcers. If so, this is caused by your body's immune system and any kind of stress will cause them to manifest. My advice is to get a topical steroid with or without topical anesthetic to minimize the impact and duration of the ulcers. Get an official diagnosis by seeing a dentist first to confirm. ...Read more

4

4
Do you think I should take my 2 year old to the doctor for reoccurring mouth ulcers?

Do you think I should take my 2 year old to the doctor for reoccurring mouth ulcers?

First visit: It is recommenced to your your child's first dental visit by the time they turn . A pediatric dentist will be able to help. ...Read more

5

5
Dear doctor recently i keep having recurring mouth ulcers anf last for a week and will attack agsin. What are the cures and why is this happening?

See a DDS\OS.: Without actually being able to know your medical and dental history, along with be able to clinically see those ulcers in person, we can't know exactly what they are and what are the causes. You need to see a general dentist or oral surgeon who can go over all this information with you, see the ulcers and answer your questions accurately. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
7

7
I get mouth ulcers during exams.The doctor says its stress related.It gets very painful and the gels i apply don't really work much.What do I do?

I get mouth ulcers during exams.The doctor says its stress related.It gets very painful and the gels i apply don't really work much.What do I do?

Apthous ulcers ideas: These ulcers can be really painful. You can suck on zinc lozenges, or chewing deglycyrrhizinated (dgl) licorice tablets may help your mouth lining heal. You can avoid toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulphate in it, since this may make recurrence more likely. Slippery elm lozenges may help also. Take a b-100 b complex vitamin daily. ...Read more

8

8
I get mouth ulcers alot. My family doctor don't know why any ideas? I am 26 i used to use dip tobacco but quit two years ago

I get mouth ulcers alot. My family doctor don't know why any ideas? I am 26 i used to use dip tobacco but quit two years ago

Many causes: It could be many things..... You need a complete evaluation. See an oral surgeon who can work you up and suggest causes/treatment. Suggested reading: http://www.Healthline.Com/symptom/mouth-ulcers. ...Read more

9

9
30yo bruises with the slightess touch, 2 mouth ulcers and very white skin, dizzy and wont go to a doctors?

30yo bruises with the slightess touch, 2 mouth ulcers and very white skin, dizzy and wont go to a doctors?

White coat phobia: It is imperative that this person be seen by a doctor asap. If the person bruises easily, is pale, and has lesions in the mouth , the person needs a complete CBC if nothing else. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Could it be that listerine is the cause of mouth ulcers?

Could it be that listerine is the cause of mouth ulcers?

Possible: First, there are many kinds of "mouth ulcers" and each one has different causes. It's best to consult with a dentist if you have one that does not go away or get them frequently. Listerine can be irritating to the soft tissues of the mouth and may be a contributing factor. Short of that, you can run your own test by stopping it, then resuming it. See if the ulcers coincide with its use. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
12

12
What can be the cause of mouth ulcers?i have been using oraldine moutwash for 2 weeks and still i find new ones everyday,today woke up with soar troat

Oraldene M.Rinse: This is a topical mouth rinse. Don't swallow. Your symptoms have not improved so now is the time to have a DDS/MD check this out. You may even be allergic to one of the M.wash ingredients. If so then it will worsen your condition. ...Read more

13

13
Could you tell me what are mouth ulcers caused by?

Could you tell me what are mouth ulcers caused by?

Mouth ulcers: Local trauma (e.g. Rubbing from a sharp edge on a filling, ill fitting dentures, avoid acidic or spicy foods and beverages. ...Read more

14

14
Can sediment in water cause mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: Mouth ulcers are cause by many, many things, so i suspect that they could be caused by some sediment in your water, although i'm not aware of any specific sediment that might contribute to mouth ulcers. Perhaps you should consider filtering your water if it has visible sediments in it, i.e., brita or some other commercially available water filter. ...Read more

15

15
What are the causes of recurrent mouth ulcers in toddlers?

What are the causes of recurrent mouth ulcers in toddlers?

PFAPA: Periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and adenitis is a symptom complex of unknown cause that can cause recurrent fevers and sores in the mouth. The fevers are periodical usually every three to four weeks in younger children. Over time it usually abates. Treatment with steroids or Colchicine may be helpful. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what's best to rid them?

What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what's best to rid 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

17

17
What are the causes of mouth ulcers and how can you prevent them?

Many causes: Ulcers can be the result of injury to the mouth as in biting the lip or bumping the gums with the toothbrush. They can also be due to medications and allergic type reaction to foods. More serious ulcers are due to various illness and even cancer. The treatment will depend on the cause of your ulcer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What causes mouth ulcers to hurt so much and how can you prevent them?

What causes mouth ulcers to hurt so much and how can you prevent them?

No one knows...: ...For sure what causes them or why they hurt, though they frequently afflict people who are fatigued or stressed out or who have poor diets. People taking certain drugs for rheumatoid arthritis may be more prone to developing them. And heredity is a factor, too. Prevent them by eating well, get plenty of sleep, and avoid citrus fruits, which seem to be particularly good at causing them. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What could be the cause of recurring mouth ulcers? I rarely consume acidic foods.

What could be the cause of recurring mouth ulcers? I rarely consume acidic foods.

Aphthous ulcers?: Aphthous ulcers (whitish, shallow ulders with red rims) are quite common during early/late adulthood. They can be quite painful. The exact cause is not known, but it is believed that an autoimmune process and/or viral infections are causing such. Treatment is usually controlling the symptoms, as they will resolve. Also, possible herpes stomatitis, thus consult doc if u r concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Is it possible that anxiety can cause mouth ulcers and make them last longer than they should?

Is it possible that anxiety can cause mouth ulcers and make them last longer than they should?

Yes: Stress is a big contributing factor for mouth sores, poor healing, and pain. Stress from anxiety can be significant in wound healing. Mouth ulcers; the same. Poor nutrition is another major player in delayed healing. Sufficient water intake is also important. If anxiety cannot be improved right away, make sure other factors are taken care of. If persists, see a doctor to check the sores. ...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


Dr. Scott Bolhack
2,077 doctors shared insights

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