Apply a thin paste of baking soda and water to the sore.
Mix 1 part hydrogen peroxide with 1 part water and apply this mixture to the sores using a cotton swab.
For more severe cases, treatments include fluocinonide gel (Lidex), anti-inflammatory amlexanox paste (Aphthasol), or chlorhexidine gluconate (Peridex) mouthwash.
Over-the-counter medications, such as Orabase, can protect a sore inside the lip and on the gums.
Blistex or Campho-Phenique may provide some relief of canker sores and fever blisters, especially if applied when the sore first appears.Acyclovir cream 5% can also be used help reduce the duration of the cold sore. To help cold sores or fever blisters, you can also apply ice to the sore
Mouth sores often go away in 10 to 14 days, even if you don't do anything. They sometimes last up to 6 weeks. The following steps can make you feel better:
Avoid hot beverages and foods, spicy and salty foods, and citrus.
Gargle with salt water or cool water.
Eat fruit-flavored ice pops.
This is helpful if you have a mouth burn.
Take pain relievers like acetaminophen.
Stomatitis, a general term for an aggravated and sore mouth, can disturb a man's capacity to eat, talk, and rest. Stomatitis can happen anyplace in the mouth, including within the cheeks, gums, tongue, lips, and sense of taste.
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