You have white painful sore with red borders inside your mouth, so painful. What is the fastest way to cure mouth ulcers? This a question on your mind right now, right? You’re indeed at the right place! Well I know that you’re here for answers, I will give you fastest ways to get rid of pains from mouth ulcers. So many people have tried to get a solution to the mystery, of the cause of mouth ulcers. No body knows when they set in, and they cause a lot of pain and discomfort when eating or drinking.
Any thing at all that results to damage or injury to the mouth tissue can cause mouth ulcers. Stress and nutritional deficiency can also contribute to the cause of this oral problem. Well, let me get back to the question and clear some things before we move on.
- Fastest way to cure mouth ulcers?
Actually mouth ulcers come and go away on their own naturally, they usually last between 1-2 weeks. But there are certain things that you can do, to relieve the pain and also things to speed up the healing process. This are the things that I got right here for you, you can easily get or prepare any of this remedies at home.
Fastest Ways To Cure Mouth Ulcers
1. Baking Soda
This remedy provides quick relief, by getting rid of bacteria and certain things that irritates the sores. Baking soda being an alkaline in nature, helps to neutralize the acids found in the mouth, that are responsible for irritations on the sores. It also creates a harsh environment where harmful bacteria can not survive, this offers a quick relief and also fastens the healing. Now here’s how it’s applied, get a half glass of warm water, add one teaspoon of baking soda, then rinse your mouth with the solution. You can leave the solution in your mouth for some few minutes before spitting it out.
2. Tea Bag
This works almost the same way baking soda does, it neutralizes the acids that irritates the sores because of its alkaline nature. Most tea especially black tea contains tannin, this compound has a strong pain-relieving qualities. You should get a wet tea bag and place it directly on the sores. For faster results, hold it down against the sores for at least 5 minutes. You will feel better after this because it will relieve the pain.
Ice has a special pain relieving effects on mouth ulcers, it is a common solutions to ease mouth ulcer pain. You can try this remedy out for fast relief. Now, how it’s done! Get some ice blocks and wrap them up with a small towel, you should hold it against the sores. This will make you feel better because it offers a quick relief, although it’s temporal.
4. Aloe Vera
The aloe gel has a powerful anti-inflammatory and pain relief properties. When applied on mouth ulcers, it provides long-lasting relief and healing. Although the taste is not really great, but applying it for mouth ulcer worths it. You don’t need to worry about the taste, kill that pain first! If you have Aloe Vera plants around, take out a leaf and extract the gel. Get a cotton ball and dip into your aloe gel, after it must have soaked up some gel. Clean the sores directly using the cotton ball. This process can be repeated many times as necessary.
5. Hydrogen Perioxide
You can make a mouthwash using hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful disinfectant, it provides fast relief and healing to mouth ulcers. At the same it protects the mouth against infections, but make sure that you don’t swallow any of it. Make sure that you dilute your hydrogen peroxide before use. For a more powerful and effective mouthwash, you will also need to add baking soda and salt. This how you can prepare one – get a teaspoon of baking soda, a teaspoon of salt, 1/4 cup of water and finally 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide. Mix everything together thoroughly and use it as your mouthwash. It will provide a great relief and also helps to heal the sores.
6. Milk of Magnesia
Using this as a mouthwash is very effective for fighting mouth ulcers. This remedy neutralizes the acids that causes your mouth ulcers to sting. Unlike other remedies contained in this post, this remedy takes time to start showing results. You will need to be consistent in the application. Alternatively, you can make use of cotton ball dipped in the milk to clean the sores daily. It’s rather slow but it is very effective.
The licorice tea is a great remedy for mouth ulcers. It soothes mouth ulcers and also at the same time eliminates them within few days. The tea is available in different shops, so getting it is very easy. Also it’s important that after you must have gotten the tea, you need to understand how it works for quick results. You will need to step one licorice tea bag in a cup of boiling water. This should be allowed to stay for at least 10 minutes, then drink after.
8. Salt Water Rinse
Salt water has so many benefits which makes it ideal for quick relief and healing of different oral problems. Not minding that I listed it on number 8, it’s among the most effective remedy for mouth ulcers. It helps heal abscesses and open wounds such as mouth sores. (1) From our knowledge in biology, the high concentrations of sodium chloride in salt water draws water from surrounding tissues by osmosis, resulting to faster healing of mouth ulcers. In order to prepare a salt water, you will need a glass of warm water and one teaspoon of salt. Add the salt to the water and use it to rinse your mouth. It’s more effective if you can hold the water in your mouth for at least 5 minutes in each rinse.
Some of the remedies I mentioned here will only give you a quick relief from mouth ulcers pain, they don’t treat the underlying cause. You can refer to one of the posts that I wrote earlier > home remedies and treatments for mouth ulcers. You can see there other long lasting pain relievers and also treatments for mouth ulcers. In the meantime, make sure that you stay hydrated, dry mouth will only make you feel worse.
Drink plenty of fluids and also, try to cut down on spicy and sour foods until the ulcers heal. Eat well balanced diet, make sure that you keep your mouth clean always too. There are also numerous mouthwash and topical ointments that your dentist can recommend for you.