Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tongue Ulcer 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:

More treatment options for mouth ulcers include:

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Tongue Ulcer Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat mouth ulcers:

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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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