Inflammation of the throat ulcers can cause severe pain and cause problems with breathing. Throat ulcers appear as white spots near the tonsils or in the back of the throat. These white spots represent the location of the ulcers. If left untreated, throat ulcers may start to secrete pus due to deterioration of the throat tissue. Because of this, back of the throat appears grayish in color. Pus secretion from the ulcers can cause a foul taste the mouth which is another symptom of the condition.
What are the common causes of mouth ulcers? Usually a single mouth ulcer is due to damage caused by biting the cheek or tongue, or by sharp teeth, brushing or poorly fitting dentures. These ulcers are called ‘traumatic' ulcers. If you have a number of mouth ulcers, and they keep coming back, this is called ‘recurrent aphthous stomatitis'.
Keep your mouth clean. Take pain-relieving medication, such as paracetamol. Apply antiseptic gel to the ulcers. Use a medicated mouthwash. high fever with the appearance of the mouth ulcer(s) What are the treatments for mouth ulcers? Mouth ulcers generally go away by themselves, and in most cases you can safely ignore them.
Chlorhexidine gluconate is a germicidal mouthwash that reduces bacteria in the mouth. Peridex is used to treat gingivitis (swelling, redness, bleeding gums). Chlorhexidine gluconate is usually prescribed by a dentist. Peridex is not for treating all types of gingivitis. Use the medication only to treat the condition your dentist prescribed it for.