Mouth ulcers/ cuts are very common occurrence, caused by Viral and fungal infections
, Although painful most of them heal in 4-5 days duration depending on the size & location of ulcer
without any medication. For symptomatic relief one can apply lignocaine
containing ointments available over the counter. One should look into cause of ulcer if it occurs frequently. Common causes include indigestion
, trauma, stress
. If they persist for more than 5 days, then please visit your dentist
to find out the cause & to receive appropriate treatment.