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Mouth ulcers

Good morning sir/MDM, My friend aged 35+ is suffering from mouth ulcers since her childhood. She was injected multivitamins so many times but it reoccurring after few days, kindly guide us Thanks sir/ mdm.
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Mouth ulcers occur has various causes.As per your information patient is having recurring ulcers since childhood. So I think its related to her low immunity.Still a check up would be more better to confirm the nature of ulcer.Multivitamins with Topical steroid ointments can be given.Clinical check up is mandatory to find the exact cause and then plan the treatment.
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Dr. Prakruti Trivedi Ahmedabad | Dental Surgeon
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There are many reasons for oral ulcers. It can be due to any systemic problem or local cause. Diagnosis and treatment plan can be done only after finding the causative agent. This can be done after thorough examination. So visit the nearest dental clinic for proper line of treatment. If you are from ahmedabad, you can visit us The Dental Hub www.thedentalhubs.com
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Sharath Kumar K N Mandya | General Physician
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Hello,, recurrent mouth ulcers or canker sores, This disease causes painful, round ulcers to develop on the linings of the cheeks and lips, the tongue or the base of the gums. The tendency to develop these ulcers is inherited. Ulcers also can be associated with other diseases, particularly connective tissue diseases such as lupus or Behçet's syndrome, which cause symptoms on the eyes and genitals as well as the mouth. There can be one or many ulcers at the same time, and they are recurrent, which means they keep returning. Multiple ulcers are scattered across the lining of the mouth, not clustered. Most people get one to three of these lesions at each episode, but a small number of people get more than a dozen ulcers at a time. The cause of canker sores is not known, but most theories involve an immune abnormality. Certain blood diseases, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, allergies, trauma and Crohn's disease cause similar ulcers. Canker sores are often confused with cold sores, which are caused by a herpes virus. Approximately 17% of the population has recurrent aphthous stomatitis, which is classified into three categories: Minor ulcers are less than 1 centimeter (slightly less then ½inch) in diameter and do not leave scars. The sores usually heal within two weeks.Major ulcers (also called Sutton's disease) are almost ½ inch or more in diameter, take longer than minor ulcers to heal and may leave scars.Herpetiform ulcers are clusters of dozens of smaller ulcers. This form is rare.You may feel a burning or tingling sensation in an area of inflammation before an ulcer appears. An ulcer takes two to three days to form completely. The sores are round, shallow and symmetric, which means they are the same on all sides. The are painful. They usually are found on the inner part of the lips and cheeks and the tongue. The painful stage lasts 3 to 10 days, and most canker sores disappear within 2 weeks.There is no way to prevent canker sores. Treatment focuses on relieving symptoms. Rinsing with a warm-water solution and eating bland foods can minimize discomfort. Anesthetic medications or over-the-counter agents that are placed directly on the sores to coat them also may help. People with more severe disease may need steroid medications placed on the lesions. To diagnose these condition all other blood or connective tissue disorder to be excluded,, please consult general physician.
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