Canker sores are painful whitish or yellowish ulcers that appear in the mouth, usually on the inside of cheeks, tongue, lips and gums.
Although they are small, canker sores are very uncomfortable because they cause pain, discomfort and difficulty in eating and speaking.
First of all, you have to make sure that the ulceration is a canker sore and not a herpes lesion or a fungal infection.
Then you can apply the next remedy to relieve symptoms and treat stomatitis:â advertisements â
Baking soda is a classic treatment for canker sores because it has antiseptic properties. This remedy is simple and inexpensive, being tolerated by most people.
- 1 tablespoon baking soda (9 g)
- 1 cup of water (250 ml)
Add baking soda in water and mix well.
Gargle at least 3 times a day with this solution, without swallowing the liquid.