Mouth ulcer treatment

13 | 13 results
5.0
(136)
Urgent care
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"He worked with us as we had connectivity issues originally; looked at the information already provided to give us the best course of medication; very courteous and professional."
4.8
(28)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
"Very nice provider, listen to my concerns and gave an assessment told me what meds would work best for me"
5.0
(8)
Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
5.0
(14)
Pediatrics
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
4.7
(18)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Loyal patients
"Dr. Banks was very personable. She listened to my concerns. She is extremely intelligent. I will definitely see her again."
4.9
(223)
Adult health
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Super personable and very efficient. Highly recommend! The entire process was so easy which is exactly what you want when you aren't feeling well!"
5.0
(6)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Sarah was amazing! Super thorough and genuine. Spent plenty of time with me and was very relatable."
4.7
(23)
Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
"Listened to my concerns and addressed. Very satisfied. Quick and easy appointment."
5.0
(5)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Ursula White is FANTASTIC. An excellent practitioner. "
5.0
(13)
Internal medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Melissa was very attentive to my problem and was able to locate a number of options for me for the medication I was seeking. "
5.0
(17)
Emergency medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Prompt, professional, thorough, and courteous"
5.0
(14)
Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"He was incredibly helpful and educational as far as why I had reoccurrences and even made me revisit my options that I had previously ruled out. He was kind, patient, and very relatable! So happy I chose him! I'll absolutely see him again !"
Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

About Mouth ulcer

Back to the top

Mouth ulcers - also known as mouth sores or canker sores - are small lesions that develop on any of the soft tissues in the mouth (usually the lips, cheeks, gums, tongue, and floor of the mouth). Where cold sores are primarily found on the outside of the mouth, canker sores occur inside the mouth. Canker sores are not contagious, and usually only last for a week or two.

Common symptoms of mouth ulcers include:

  • Round or oval lesions that are yellow or whitish in color
  • A red painful ring around the lesion
  • A tingling sensation in the mouth

Canker sores may occur in concurrence with other symptoms such as:

  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Fever

Causes of mouth ulcers are diverse but unclear.

Common triggers of mouth ulcers include:
  • Injury to the soft tissue of the mouth (such as biting the cheek, impact to the mouth, scrapes from dental work, etc…)
  • Family history of canker sores
  • Viral infections (it is common to get canker sores while dealing with a common cold or illness caused by a virus)
  • Toothpaste or mouthwashes that contain sodium lauryl sulfate
  • Sensitivity to acidic food (such as orange juice, coffee, chocolate, and strawberries)
  • Vitamin or mineral deficiencies (such as vitamin B-12 deficiency or iron deficiency)
  • Hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle
  • Emotional stress

Most mouth ulcers will go away on their own without medical treatment. Because of the pain, they cause, however, they can cause difficulty with speaking or eating. If you experience abnormally large canker sores, persistent sores, sores that recur in the same areas of the mouth, or sores that are accompanied by other symptoms (such as fever), talk to your health care provider. If you have noticed that dental/ orthodontal appliances are causing irritation in your mouth that results in canker sores, talk to your dentist or orthodontist about prevention methods and other treatment options.

Treatment Options

Doctors and providers on Sesame offer the following medications often used to treat {{ searchTerm }} for just $5 with free delivery. Book a visit today to discuss if the following medication can be part of a treatment for {{ searchTerm }}.

Note that all prescriptions are at your provider's discretion.

Below is a list of common treatment options for mouth ulcers. During your appointment, discuss these with your doctor to determine the right treatment plan for you.

Availability
Credentials
Provider specialty
Provider gender
Language