Canker Sores Causes and 5 Ways To Prevent Them

Canker sores are ulcer-like lesions that appear inside the mouth, specifically in soft areas such as the cheeks, tongue and the base of the gum.

One or two days before a canker sore develops, a tingling or burning sensation may occur in the area where it will appear.

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What Causes Canker Sores?

Injuring yourself while brushing, using braces or devices that cause rubbing on the soft tissues of the mouth, and involuntary bites, among others.

An adequate diagnosis is necessary to determine the most effective treatment for canker sores in each case.

Preventions You Should Know

Eat healthy food Adopt a varied diet and eat fruits, vegetables, and foods rich in vitamin C and Omega 3.

Canker sores usually go away on their own after 2-3 weeks; Recommendations can be followed at home, such as using rinses or gels.

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