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What can mouth sores and boils be traced back to?

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Dr. Pejman Katiraei
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Food reactions

Mouth sores are often related to subtle food reactions.
Try to eliminate the most problematic foods (dairy, gluten, eggs, nuts, soy...) all together or one at a time for 3-4 weeks and see if you see a change. Igg food tests can also help. Some people may also have nutritional deficincies like zinc (which can be tested) or may have an excess burden of toxins leading to immune imbalance.

In brief: Food reactions

Mouth sores are often related to subtle food reactions.
Try to eliminate the most problematic foods (dairy, gluten, eggs, nuts, soy...) all together or one at a time for 3-4 weeks and see if you see a change. Igg food tests can also help. Some people may also have nutritional deficincies like zinc (which can be tested) or may have an excess burden of toxins leading to immune imbalance.
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Dr. Pejman Katiraei
Before going down the alternative road, make sure you are evaluated by a gastroenterologist for more serious diseases like Crohn's.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Keep an open mind and follow the truth.
Dr. Brian Waggle
Dentistry

In brief: Stress, acidic diet

Mouth acidity is a precursor to increased mouth sores.
The acidity is caustic to oral tissues, and buffering the acid is important. This can be done by chewing sugarless gum or swishing with an alkaline stomach treatment, like maalox. One should check with an M.D. Regarding gurd or acid reflux. Patients are more predisposed to canker sores from citric acid fruits, soda, and energy drinks.

In brief: Stress, acidic diet

Mouth acidity is a precursor to increased mouth sores.
The acidity is caustic to oral tissues, and buffering the acid is important. This can be done by chewing sugarless gum or swishing with an alkaline stomach treatment, like maalox. One should check with an M.D. Regarding gurd or acid reflux. Patients are more predisposed to canker sores from citric acid fruits, soda, and energy drinks.
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