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Mouth Superficial Ulcers
Viral etiology: Mouth ulcers are usually caused by viruses. As such antibiotics dont work. Symptomatic care is all that can be offerred. Consult your doctor as to what he can do for you. ...Read more
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
Many reasons: Inflammation of the oral cavity can lead to ulcers. One of the most common irritants is acid. Coffee, tea, citrus can lead to an acidic state in the mouth which can lead to breakdown of tissue and ulceration. Even some toothpastes can cause irritation. There are also some systemic diseases which have oral ulcers as part of the symptom complex. Sometimes a biopsy can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've ulcer problem in mouth from last some years. I've used all type of medicines but still couldn't cured the problem?
Get it looked at: You are 22 and male. If you have had mouth ulcers and they have been bothering you for a while then get them looked at. Mouth ulcers on the lips can be herpes. These you want to treat to prevent ulceration and gancyclovir can work. Ulcers inside your mouth could be associated with celiac disease. Lastly some people get stress ulcers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last 10 days I have had a mouth full of painful ulcers - what could be causing them? Should i see a dr?
See details: There are numerous conditions that may be associated with multiple oral ulcers. Some are local conditions and others are systemic. See a doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more
Oral ulcers: Mucosal ulcerations in the mouth could be from vitamin deficiency, autoimmune problems or recurrent irritation form dental fixtures. Take b complex vitamin and eat healthy, if happens repeatedly have yourself examined to make sure it is not an expression of systemic diseases. ...Read more
Apthous ulcers: Apthous ulcers (or canker sores) are commonly triggered by high acid foods and mouth irritantants, but sometimes they seem to happen for no reason at all. Their cause is not well understood. Cortisone pastes and creams designed to cling to the inside of the mouth can help them heal faster. These ulcers are thought to be a type of abnormal immune reaction. If they occur frequently, see your doctor. ...Read more
Various: There are various possibilities but the most common would be a virus. It would be a virus that activates under times of stress or with various food triggers such as nuts and oatmeal (most commonly). Talking with your doctor or dentist would be a good idea. There are other possible causes that could be more serious especially if you're a smoker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type of ulcer: Really depends on the type of ulcer. Traumatic, vital or bacterial. The most common is an aphthous ulcer. It usually disappears in 7-10 days and can be painful depending on the location. Topical numbing agents or a laser treatment by your dentist can help treat the pain or shorten their duration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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