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Recurrent canker sores in children, suggest the treatment

Hi, I am a mother of a 2yr old girl and she is getting recurrent canker sores(usually on the inside of the lips near the gums and on the corners, not sure abt the rest of the mouth she never allows me to have a peek into her mouth).Its been almost a yr now and the same problem persists.I dont know wat to can i relieve her from this pain.No medication has shown any fruitfull results and the same problem comes again within days.She has become so weak now...Although she is very active but she is unable to eat anything the way she used to.Please guide me through this in detail.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
recurrent problem with cracking in lips may be due to iron deficiency anaemia. just investigate complete blood count, serum iron , serum ferritin.
start iron syrup, along with b complex
Answered: Thu, 28 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
As this problem is for about a year should be evaluated,
It seems that due to teeth bite she might have ulcers.
Consult dentist or oral surgeon and get examined properly.
Give B.complex,folic acid syrup.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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First of all check the bristles of your daughter's toothbrush, change the toothbrush as soon as the bristles start to spread apart. Secondly, increase her intake of fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables, you can try mixing in cheese or fresh to make your dishes more appealing. You can give her B-complex syrup for a couple of months. Borax 200 pills can be given as 2 pills twice a day for 5 days.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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This is because of improper digestion. So please give very light food which are easily digestible to her. Avoid all diary products and chocolates. Give the following Ayurveda medicines for 45 days.
Pippalyasavam + Abhyarishtam 10ml thrice daily before food.
Rajanyadi Churna 1 teaspoon with honey twice daily after food.
Ojus Syrup 1 teaspoon thrice daily after food.
Stomatab Capsule- Open the capsule and apply the powder to the canker sores.
Answered: Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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