Mouth ulcers info
Mouth ulcers are wounds in the mouth of a white or yellow color surrounded by red and painful.
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What causes mouth ulcers?
The exact cause of mouth ulcers is unknown. It may be caused by:
The signs (symptoms)
Symptoms of mouth ulcers include:
Burning sensation in the mouth
Loss of appetite
How long do mouth ulcers will heal?
The pain usually decreases within 3-4 days but the ulcers will take 10-14 days to recover.
Get dental check if the ulcer persists after two weeks to make sure it is not cancerous lesions and pre-cancer.
What can you do?
To relieve the pain, you can try the following tips:
Use of antiseptic kumuran
Rub the gel or cream for pain
Maintain good oral hygiene
Eat soft foods
Avoid hot and spicy food
Drink plenty of water