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Suggest an antibiotic for acute mouth ulcer below the tongue

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i am suffering with acute mouth ulcer below the tongue.please suggest an antibiotic. Ihave already used 4 tablets of Amoxylene and Potassium Calvanate.
Posted Sat, 5 Jan 2013 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 51 minutes later
Thanks for writing in.
Oral ulcer is usually does not need antibiotics.
You need to apply a topical corticosteroid like triamcilonone oral paste over the ulcer.
Also you can take oral B complex vitamin supplement. It helps in healing.
If any antibiotics are indicated then it can be ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily.
Hope this helps.
I will be available for follow up.
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