Stomatitis home remedies
Stomatitis is sore tongue. The tongue turns red. There shall be chemical irritation of tongue. The inflammation of the mouth is also said to be stomatitis. The tongue and the roof of the mouth or palate are affected.There will be pain and difficulty in swallowing. The foul smell of the mouth is another symptom.
Use toothpaste or powder made of neem.
Avoid use of tobacco.
Use plenty of green vegetables and fruits.
Types of Stomatitis
Canker sore: A canker sore, also known as an aphthous ulcer, is a single pale or yellow ulcer with a red outer ring or a cluster of such ulcers in the mouth, usually on the cheeks, tongue, or inside the lip.
Cold sores: Also called fever blisters, cold sores are fluid-filled sores that occur on or around the lips. They rarely form on the gums or the roof of the mouth. Cold sores later crust over with a scab and are usually associated with tingling, tenderness, or burning before the actual sores appear.
dry tissues from breathing through the mouth due to clogged nasal passages
small injuries due to dental work, accidental cheek bite, or other injuries
sharp tooth surfaces, dental braces, dentures, or retainers
food sensitivities to strawberries, citrus fruits, coffee, chocolate, eggs, cheese, or nuts
allergic response to certain bacteria in the mouth
inflammatory bowel diseases
autoimmune diseases that attack cells in the mouth
weakened immune system
deficiency in vitamin B-12, folic acid, iron, or zinc
Once infected with the HSV-1 virus, you will have the virus for the rest of your life. It’s found in about 90 percent of adults worldwide. Refraining from kissing or sharing eating utensils with someone with an open cold sore can help prevent the spread of infection.
For aphthous stomatitis, certain nutritional supplements like B vitamins (folate, B-6, B-12) may help. Foods high in these vitamins can also help. Some foods high in B vitamins include:
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