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Home remedies to treat mouth ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Hi
Doctor :   You can ask medical queries here
User :   Actually Iam suffering from Mouth Ulcers
User :   from past 15 yrs
User :   Since last 5 yrs iam using homeopathy medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was cured, again its giving me trouble from 15 days
Doctor :   Do any of you in family has the same problem
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok did you see the dentist to rule out the cause
User :   why dentist
Doctor :   mostly the dental problems lead to mouth ulcers
Doctor :   so did you check with him
User :   i have mouth ulcer not teeth
Doctor :   The ulcer could be the cause from the teeth
Doctor :   Do you have bleeding from the gums
Doctor :   or when you brush
Doctor :   Most of the the times the dental problem go unnotived
User :   some times at the time of brushing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have stress at work
Doctor :   Did you ever have a closer look
Doctor :   at the ulcer in the mirror
User :   too much stress
User :   yes i have seen it
Doctor :   how does it look like
Doctor :   the size
User :   it is like point white colour
Doctor :   Did you use vitmin tablets
User :   yes
Doctor :   How many months
User :   10 years
Doctor :   usually the causes of mouth ulcers are
Doctor :   faulty immune system
Doctor :   dental work, overzealous brushing,
Doctor :   allergic response to certain bacteria in your mouth
Doctor :   diet lacking in vitamin B-12, zinc, folate (folic acid) or iron
Doctor :   Food allergies
Doctor :   Emotional stress
Doctor :   and poor dental hygiene which is very common in Indian populations
Doctor :   I guess it is the emotional steress
Doctor :   that is ppting the ulcers in your case
Doctor :   So first I would advice you for a dental check up
Doctor :   and hoem remedies
Doctor :   i mention below
Doctor :   Rinse your mouth with salt water, baking soda (dissolve 1 teaspoon of soda in 1/2 cup warm water),
Doctor :   Cover lesions with a paste made of baking soda.
Doctor :   You can sue teh SMILE GEL
User :   thank u
Doctor :   Brush your teeth gently,
Doctor :   Apply ice to your canker sores or allow ice chips to slowly dissolve over the sores.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Avoid abrasive, acidic or spicy food
Doctor :   To help prevent nutritional deficiencies, eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Doctor :   I suggest you take BIG 100 tablets
User :   ok
Doctor :   Cut down your emotional stress as the immunity reduces
Doctor :   and cause the oral ulcers
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   you need
Doctor :   I can only give you some home remedies here
Doctor :   Thanks bye
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