I keep getting mouth ulcers...
“I keep getting mouth ulcers and they stay around for weeks, tried loads of things, and been to the Doc's any suggestions?” Steve L
I receive a great many requests for help just like this. It is not surprising really given the amount of pain caused by such a small area and how debilitating they can be. The cause and therefore treatment varies from one person to the next, there is no single golden bullet, which is why health professionals often seem unable to help.
You will find a huge amount of suggestions on this message board, but, here is a list of things that are mentioned regularly as causes or triggers:
What would I recommend? Well, there’s not much you can do about stress, real stress, if this is you then I can but wish you get through it quickly. Same with the giving up smoking, don’t cave in, stick with it. Here is a shortlist of things to try:
What I have mentioned here is not a definitive, or even comprehensive, list of causes or treatments - but, hopefully will at least give you somewhere to start. I wish you luck and speed in your search for relief. There are assorted preventatives and treatments available in the Mouth Ulcers Shop.
Finally, if you have constant ulcer in the same place, ulcers that do not hurt, or ones going strange colours, get down to your doctor and get it checked out.
Dom Walton 7 May 2015