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Question: Mouth Ulcer


 Sampad Ghosh - Tue Jan 02, 2007 7:39 am

Dear Sir,

I have been suffering from acute mouth ulcers(apthus ulcer) for 12 years now.

I have tried all sorts of treatments without results.

2-3 ulcers(round shaped with pus accumulation)incesantly appear at various places inside the mouth and tongue and remain for about 20 days with acute pain. Apetite remains normal without acute constipation.
I have also consulted dentists with no solution.

I am a vegetarian with no smoking or drinking habits. I practice kriya yoga for the past 40 years.(My Age: 62yrs:Male)

Doctors tell me that there is no treatment for the disease but I beleive God's grace can cure this permanently.

Please suggest some therapy to cure my disease permanently.
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:27 am

User avatar Hello,

It would be more helpful if you can inform us about the investigations done and their results.

Recurrent mouth ulcers causes include:
- Iron and vitamins (B12 and C) deficiency
- Hormonal imbalance (e.g.during periods of stress,menstruation) .
- Infections (herpes simplex)
- Auto-immune disease (Behcet's disease)
- GI disease (e.g.Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis

Diagnosis is made primarily on the typical appearance of the ulcer and the history in addition to results of investigation.

Hope this information is useful.
Follow up with your doctor is essential.
Best regards.

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