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What is the treatment of aphthus. Oral ulcer?
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Alkalinize mouth
Decrease acids that you eat or drink.
Stop coffee, tea, sodas. Drink only water. Get some antacid liquid like maalox or mylanta and use a tablespoon of it swishing and rinsing for 1 minute after each meal and before bed. Decreasing acidity in the mouth helps to heal and prevent these ulcers.

In brief: Alkalinize mouth
Decrease acids that you eat or drink.
Stop coffee, tea, sodas. Drink only water. Get some antacid liquid like maalox or mylanta and use a tablespoon of it swishing and rinsing for 1 minute after each meal and before bed. Decreasing acidity in the mouth helps to heal and prevent these ulcers.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Majid Jamali
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Ulcer
Not much! the duration is short and the therapy should just be with topical anesthetics.
Major aphthous ulcers are different and require medical attention and possible admission with IV administration.

In brief: Ulcer
Not much! the duration is short and the therapy should just be with topical anesthetics.
Major aphthous ulcers are different and require medical attention and possible admission with IV administration.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Dr. Majid Jamali
Thank
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