What is an oral ulcer？
What is an oral ulcer?
What is an oral ulcer?
銆€銆€Oral ulcers are superficial ulcers that occur on the oral mucosa. They can range in size from wheat grains to soybeans. They are round or oval in shape, and the ulcer surface is concave. The surrounding is congested and can cause pain due to irritating food. Generally one to two.You can heal yourself in a week.
Oral ulcers occur repeatedly in the long-term, medically known as “recurrent oral ulcers.”
It can occur once a year or a year, or it can occur once a month, and even new and old replacements appear alternately.
Why is there an old ulcer in your mouth?
銆€銆€Is it often associated with a disease in other parts of the body?
銆€銆€If a person’s mouth is always repetitively rounded to the size of a soybean, a round or oval ulcer, and each ulcer is 1-2 weeks old, we say that he has “repeated oral ulcers”.
The disease may be related to the following factors: mental factors such as tension, digestive diseases such as dry stools, endocrine factors such as menstrual cramps, immune dysfunction, and genetic factors.
It is very painful to get a “recurrent oral ulcer”, but the ulcer is benign and does not turn into cancer.
銆€銆€In addition to the frequent ulceration of the oral mucosa, some patients also have damage to the external genitalia and the eye. This disease is called “Beth’s syndrome.”
The shape of the external genital ulcer is similar to that of the oral ulcer. It can be better after l-2 weeks.
The eye may have a conjunctival ulcer.
In addition, the skin often has a morphological change of the pustule, such as scorpion, the needle eye after the injection is pustule; the joint is sore and inflamed; in severe cases, it can affect the nervous system.
What kind of oral ulcers will become cancerous?
銆€銆€Some oral mucosal ulcers can become cancerous, and it often occurs in elderly patients.
The diameter of this ulcer is usually more than 1 cm, like a “crater”, the edge is raised, not uniform, the central depression, the surface of the depression has granular small defects, and the hard block can be felt around the ulcer and the base.
Early pain in the affected area is not obvious, but the development is very rapid, and should be diagnosed immediately after the discovery.
How to treat oral ulcers?
銆€銆€Because the cause of oral ulcers is more complicated and cannot be unified, clinical treatment should be based on different incentives and targeted treatments in order to obtain good curative effect.
Such as: relieve stress, calm, sleep, quit smoking, alcohol, etc.; have gastrointestinal disorders to treat the corresponding diseases, increase the body’s resistance, for local ulcers, local application of rubbing pain, anti-inflammatory, promote healingdrug.
Such as: cod liver oil paste, strong pine paste, nourishing Yin Shengshen powder, ulcer cream, etc., or local rubbing local anesthetic before eating to relieve pain.