Mouth sores are defined as a tiny or minor irritation that happens in the mouth. They are also called mouth cankers at times and could be minute ulcers. The common symptoms of mouth sores include a burning sensation when having something sour or even spicy. Alongside, this would hurt a bit and you may experience a little bleeding from the same.
HOW IS MOUTH SORES DIAGNOSED?
Mouth Sores can be diagnosed by a physical examination of the affected area by an ear nose and throat specialist. Questions regarding new medications, treatments or surgeries would be asked to find out the cause of the sores.
HOW IS MOUTH SORES TREATED?
Minor sores tend to go away naturally in 10 to 14 days. Simple home remedies such as avoiding too hot, spicy, salty or sugary foods will help with the healing. Doctors may prescribe pain medications, anti-inflammatory drugs or antibiotic medications based on the diagnosis.
DID YOU KNOW?
Mouth Sores can also be caused as a reaction to over the counter medication that is consumed to cure other conditions