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Treating Mouth Ulcer

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treating mouth ulcers

If you are containing tiny yet painful white colored lesions within your mouth, then most likely you are suffering from a condition known as mouth ulcers. Usually, mouth ulcers this does not require any form of treatment because in most cases, they disappear on their own. However, if you want prevention or instant solution to this problem, you may try simple techniques to cure mouth ulcers. I will talk about these techniques below. First, let’s discuss about the common causes for the formation of mouth ulcer.

Well, the most common causes of mouth ulcer are:

  1. Hormonal changes
  2. Stress
  3. Smoking or eating beetle nuts
  4. Deficienty of vitamin B12 (cobalamin) and vitamin C (ascorbic acid) within your body
  5. Bacterial or viral infections

You will be glad to know that mouth ulcers are considered to be among the easiest diseases to treat. Following some effective home remedies and oral medications, you can easily get rid of this problem.

Natural remedies for treating mouth ulcers

An effective tip for getting rid of mouth ulcer is to gargle 3 to 4 times a day using tomato juice. In case it seems too time consuming to prepare the tomato juice, you can also try biting it which also provides the same results.

Guava leaves: Within few days of chewing guava leaves, you can easily get rid of mouth ulcers.

Basil leaves: Basil leaves also works as an alternative to guava leaves and provides the same results. Chewing about 5 leaves a day are enough to treat this problem. Using water along with basil leaves would make the results more effective.

Gargling with warm water: There’s no doubt that gargling is one of the most common and old-school technique of treating mouth ulcers. You can try adding a tea spoon of salt to make the results more effective. The reason is that salty water numbs the sores which make it easier for you to talk and eat.

Sodium bicarbonate: You can easily find the bottle of sodium bicarbonate at your nearest medical store. Mixing this salty substance and peppermint in water and gargling 3 to 4 times a day is another effective technique of treating mouth ulcers.

 

Conclusion

Following the natural remedies mentioned above are more than enough to cure and keep you prevented from all oral diseases. If you don’t see any measurable improvement within 2 weeks, your best bet is to consult a doctor.