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What can I do for aphtha mouth ulcer?

What can I do for aphtha mouth ulcer?

Wait...: Apthus ulcer, canker sore, cold sore...All the same. They can result from stress, fatigue or just because they want to. There is no cure but if you get them often then you can take some medicine (acyclovir) to lessen the life or ease their pain. For the most part they just have to run their course. If you don't do anything they are gone in 14 days or so. Watch spicy or acidic foods. ...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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How to remove mouth ulcer?

How to remove mouth ulcer?

Warm salt water: Time: 10 - 14 days, and warm salt water is about all you can do for healing. Avoid putting numbing medicine on it too much as it may slow the healing or make it numb so you traumatize it even further, or cause a chemical irritation. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How to prevent mouth ulcer?

Canker sores?: If you mean canker sores, changing toothpastes may help. It has been reported that about 80% of canker sores is linked to the foaming agent (sodium laurel sulfate) in toothpastes. Look for a toothpaste that does not have this ingredient listed. My favorite is closys. ...Read more

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Suggest remedy for mouth ulcer.?

Suggest remedy for mouth ulcer.?

Mouth ulcer: Mouth ulcers are caused by viruses. These ulcers can really be painful. Palliative relief can be obtained by placing some orajel (a topical anesthetic) on the affected tissue. Follow a bland diet for a few days as well as rinse your mouth with salt water. ...Read more

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What is the cure for mouth ulcer?

What is the cure for mouth ulcer?

Mouth ulcer: is the most common oral lesions. Most tongue ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. If concerned see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a mouth ulcer?

Diagnosis first: There are different kinds of mouth sores, traumatic, aphthous, and some related to other dental or medical conditions. The type and cause determines the best treatment. It's best in these cases to see a dentist who can diagnose it and then give you the best\proper advice. ...Read more

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Can I kiss if I have a mouth ulcer?

I hope not: Since you do not know the source of the ulcer it is always wise to avoid oral contact until it is healed and safe. ...Read more

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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