Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Mouth or Tongue Lesions Treatment

The treatment for oral lesions depends on the cause. Treatment for oral lesions may include antibiotics, antiviral medications, antiseptic mouthwash, saltwater oral rinses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Additional treatment may include surgery to remove an oral lesion.

Specific treatment for oral lesions may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Mouth or Tongue Lesions References
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