These are also known by the term ‘aphthous stomatitis’ or ‘canker sore’. Oral ulcers or Aphthous ulcers are tiny ulcers that take place in the oral cavity. Women are more likely to have recurrent Aphthous ulcers as compared to men. There are two variants of aphthous ulcers:
In case of very painful ulcers, keep away from the factors causing or aggravating the pain.
The actual cause of most Aphthous ulcers is not known (idiopathic). Stress or tissue injury, certain foods and drugs like non-steroidal anti-inflammatory or a sharp tooth surface, vitamin B12, folic acid, zinc, or iron deficiency; and gastro-intestinal tract disease, any of these could be the factor responsible to cause ulcers in the mouth.
Generally the sores may heal up within a period of about 14 days, without a treatment.
The type of treatment will depend upon the severity of the ulcer.
In case of large, persistently painful sores, your consulting physician may ask you to use antimicrobial mouth rinse, to relieve the irritation & pain he/ she may prescribe a corticosteroid ointment. In case of mildly painful ulcers,
Though no cure is available for oral ulcers and they generally occur recurrently. However, the following things may be practised if you wish to reduce their frequency:
The treatment cost will vary depending on the type of treatment which is followed. In general, a consultation for Oral ulcers or Apthous stomatitis with Dr. Rinky Kapoor would cost about INR 1000/-.
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