I am Dr.Neha Gupta (dentist
) and am glad to address to your query here.
common causes are:
Biting you inner cheeks
Brushing your teeth and gums very hard.
Poorly fitted dentures.
A very dry mouth
due to a medical condition or from some medications
Eating food to which you are allergic
Scraping of the mouth lining by sucking hard sweets.
Being stressed, or lacking certain vitamins and minerals
in your body such as folic acid
and B-group vitamins or iron.
apply ice on the mouth ulcers to help reduce the pain;rinse the mouth with warm water, salt water or a medicated mouthwash frequently; chew food slowly; not to chew and talk at the same time; have dentures fitted properly; apply a topical pain reliever; take oral painkillers; drink plenty of fluids; use a soft toothbrush and brush gently; avoid spicy, acidic, sour, and/or sharp foods which may aggravate the condition; avoid very hot foods or drinks; eat healthily or increase intake of vitamin B12
, folic acid, and iron; learn to relax
Take care and please keep me informed of your progress at healthcaremagic through my profile directly.