Mouth Sores: Cause, Symptoms and Treatments

Sores in the mouth are painful and inconvenient. They make eating and talking extremely painful and cause a great deal of discomfort. They are lesions in the mouth that burn and sting while eating and talking. They can occur on the tongue, gums, lips, or inside the cheeks. They may appear as ulcers or red or white patches in the mouth. Sometimes even bleeding may occur if the sore is severe.


Cold sores are also known as fever blisters but they are not caused by the common cold but are rather caused by a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus or HSV. They can occur on different parts of the body but are most commonly found in or rather outside the mouth. There is no medicine as such for this problem since it is time bound but medications like Denavir, Zinc Oxide etc. help in alleviating the pain to some extent. These sores are contagious when they are not healed and sometimes may spread even otherwise. They should be treated when they persist for more than a couple of weeks, contain a lot of pus or if the patient has extremely high body temperatures.

Canker sores are painful ulcers in the mouth. They are usually gray or white in colour and are surrounded by red areas that are inflamed. They always occur on the inside of the mouth and lips, on the tongue or the inside of the cheeks and throat.

At Dentzz our experts educate patients about problems related to the mouth and the necessary treatments required for it. You can read Dentzz review online to know more about services.

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