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Mouth ulcers

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Mouth ulcers usually heal within 2 weeks. To help ease the symptoms, avoid foods that may damage or hurt your mouth like spicy, salty or crunchy food.

Mouth ulcers usually heal within 2 weeks. To help ease the symptoms, avoid foods that may damage or hurt your mouth like spicy, salty or crunchy food.

The main symptom of a mouth ulcer is a small, painful patch or lump in your mouth.

Mouth ulcers are small, painful patches or lumps inside your mouth.

Page last reviewed: 19/01/2021
Next review due: 19/01/2024