Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Mouth Ulcers Treatment

The treatment for mouth ulcers depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for mouth ulcers may include mouth rinses, antiseptic mouthwash, saltwater gargles, antibiotics, antiviral medications, vitamin B12 supplements, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.

Specific treatment for mouth ulcers may include:


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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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