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My son has had reoccurring mouth ulcers for about 4 months. Everytime one goes another one forms. He is in pain a lot crying because of it. He won’t let me put cream in his mouth because it hurts to much. Could this be caused by a disease or is it common?


Posted by Supermum123, 5th January 2015


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  • How old is your son ?
    It can be caused by a sharp or misaligned tooth for example but can also caused by deficiencies, in which case it may be good to have it looked at by the Gp


  • As an adult I’d say gargle with salt water often, but I’m not sure what to do for a baby.


  • I’ve had ulcers my whole life on and off, and so did number 2. Avoiding preservatives and rinsing daily with salt water are the best advice I have.


  • my son had a couple to but he lets me put ulcer cream on hope all is well


  • Did you see the GP or dentist? Bonjela soothes the pain


  • Oil pulling with unrefined organic cold pressed coconut oil helps my mum with her painful mouth ulcers. They’re usually gone in 2 days as opposed to 2 weeks.


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