WARNING: Mouth Ulcer Might Be a Severe Illness and You Might Need to Take it Seriously!


The mouth is one of the most vulnerable body parts. With the germs and bacteria that can be accumulated from the its usual uses like for breathing and eating, there is an array of diseases that can cause harm to it. The complexity of the components is an addition to the susceptibility.


A very common condition that many ignoring is mouth ulcer. It is the white or red circular inflammation, commonly occur on the lips, cheeks, tongue or below the oral cavity. A lot of people think this is just as simple condition. However, these tips will give you an idea about the severity of this illness.

Minor ulcers - most common type that usually lasts from 7-10 days. 80% of mouth ulcers are minor.

Major ulcers - this type has deeper and larger sores and usually take longer time to heal. 10% of mouth ulcers are major.

Herpetiform ulcers - this type occurs in 1 out of 10 people, but the most dangerous among the three. This is due to a condition called herpes simplex.


Causes of Mouth Ulcers:
- Poor dental/oral hygiene
- Stress
- Allegy, especially with food
- Herpes simplex
- Lack of vitamins such as iron, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin C
- Hormonal imbalance
- Skin infection
- Bowel related diseases
- Weak immune system

There are available home remedies for mouth ulcers that you may choose from, but these can just be considered as first aid if your condition lasts longer or persists.

1. Gargle cold and lukewarm water alternatively.
2. Gargle with coconut milk.
3. Boil a cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of coriander. Gargle with it while it's still warm. Do this 3-4 times daily.
4. You may take Aloe Vera gel thrice a day.
5. Put fenugreek leaves in a cup of water, then boil. Strain it, and gargle twice or thrice a day.
6. Gargle water with salt.
7. Chew 5-6 young basil leaves 5-6 times a day.
8. Eat fresh tomatoes, or gargle tomato juice 3-4 times a day.
9. Put 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric into honey. Rub it on the affected area.

Again, you might need to consult your physician if your mouth ulcers become severe or lead to infection.

Source: NationPressPH

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