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Causes of Mouth ulcers
Mouth ulcers are caused by many disorders. These include:
- Canker sores
- Herpes simplex (fever blister)
- Oral cancer
- Oral lichen planus
- Oral thrush
Signs and tests
name usually diagnoses the type of mouth ulcer, based on its appearance and location. Blood tests or a biopsy of the ulcer may be needed to confirm the cause. Call tel to book an appointment at clinic to get treated.
Mouth Ulcer Treatment
The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms. The cause, if known, should be treated. Gentle, thorough oral hygiene may relieve some of the symptoms. Topical (rubbed on) antihistamines, antacids, corticosteroids, or other soothing preparations may be recommended for applying directly to the ulcer. Avoid hot or spicy foods, which often increase the pain of mouth ulcers.