If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain.
Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer.
Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence.
Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster.
Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers.
You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day.
Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
There could be a variety of reasons, the most common being stress, hot spicy food or some local irritant like a faulty filling or chipped tooth. You should go see a dentist soon and he'll prescribe you a local medicine to apply on it and it will heal in a day or two.
There are many causes of mouth ulcers which may be -
-stress in the body
- a sharp tooth edge causing injury leading to ulcer
-nutritional problems, such as vitamin b 12 deficiency
- iron & or folic acid deficiency
treatment remedies for mouth ulcers
-drink 2-3 liters water per day
- avoid hot & spicy foods
- take good nutritional foods
-reduce stress by stress relieving activities of your choice -you can take b -complex capsules (e. G. Becosules capsule) once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery.
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