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Dear lybrate-user you can not eat food due to oral ulcer and infection first of all you must understand what is the reason of this ulceration /sore mouth the routine /Common Causes of Mouth ulcers are Nutritional deficiencies such as iron, vitamins, especially B12 and C
second is Poor dental hygiene and, Food allergies ,sometimes Stress
is the culprit .it may be Infections particularly herpes simplex or habit of Biting the cheek. There are different ways to treat mouth ulcers most common home remedies are 1: grate some fresh coconut. Extract the milk and gargle with this 3-4 times a day.
2 keep a glass of chilled water and 1 glass of hot water ready at hand. Gargle alternately with hot and cold water.
3: Boil 2 cups of water. Add 1 cup fenugreek leaves and remove. Cover and keep for sometime. Strain the water and gargle 2-3 times a day.
4 Boil 1 tsp of coriander seeds in 1 cup of water. Remove when slightly warm gargle. Repeat 3-4 times a day.
5: Chew on 5-6 tulsi (holy basil leaves) and sip some water. Repeat 5-6 times a day.
6: Eating raw tomatoes helps rid mouth ulcers. Can also gargle with tomato juice 3-4 times a day.
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