Doctors for Mouth Sores in Itigatti Village, Hubli-Dharwad
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Mouth sores are basically ulcers and sores that appear on the soft tissues of the mouth or lips. These sores can also occur on the inner cheeks, tongue, gums, floor and roof of the mouth. The sores appear as reddish blisters and may cause pain, especially when eating, drinking or opening mouth.
HOW IS MOUTH SORES DIAGNOSED?
Ear nose and throat specialist may examine the location of the mouth sores. The doctor may look for white patches on the sores, herpes simplex virus symptoms and growth of sores. In some cases a tissue from the sore may be sent for lab testing for ruling out other diseases.
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?
In some cases mouth sores can be a sign or indicator of infections and diseases such as cancer.