6 Ways to Get Rid of Canker Sores

Monday, 10 Feb 2014 03:21 AM

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Canker sores cause ulcers inside the mouth. The ulcer appears on the mucous membrane inside the mouth. This ulcer causes pain near the gums and inside the mouth. Canker sores can appear on the throat, lips, lining of the mouth, and area inside the cheek. Pain in the mouth can make it difficult for the patient to eat, drink, and even talk. Thus, canker sores can cause extreme discomfort and pain.
 
Canker sores can take around a week to disappear. Natural treatments and home remedies can help to get rid of canker sores. The following are some remedies effective to get rid of canker sores and their associated pain.
 
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Remedies to Get Rid of Canker Sores

Baking soda can be helpful to get rid of canker sores. Mix baking soda with hot water. Rinsing the mouth with this solution several times daily can help to get rid of canker sores. Pain is usually reduced in 24 hours using this remedy.
 
Juice prepared from the aloe vera plant can be used to get rid of canker sores. It reduces pain by fighting the bacteria responsible for causing sores. It can be used as a mouthwash. Dab the mouth with the juice a number of times per day to get rid of sores.
 
Milk of Magnesia is useful to get rid of canker sores. Using magnesia milk three to four times daily is beneficial. This remedy helps in reducing the pain associated with canker sores in the mouth. It has antibacterial properties and rinsing the mouth with it can help heal mouth sores.
 
Salt water can be helpful to get rid of canker sores. It helps in reducing pain and in providing a cooling effect to the patients. Mix some salt in with warm water. A mouth gargle using this saline solution can be effective.
 
A solution of hydrogen peroxide and water can be used to get rid of canker sores. Mix 3 percent hydrogen peroxide solution with water in a 50:50 ratio. Rinse the mouth with this solution twice daily.
 
Putting alum over the affected area provides relief from sore pain. It may cause a burning sensation for some time, but it is found effective in treating the pain. Rinsing the sore with water twice daily is recommended.
 
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