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The roof of my mouth is sore. What home remedy can I use

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The roof of my mouth is sore. What home remedy can I use
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
How long has this been going on? Any redness, white coating or blisters? Other medical conditions?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Two days ago it started. The roof of my mouth is red.

Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
Well, this could be thrush--a candidal yeast infection. Without blisters it's not likely to be a herpes 1 infection. Burning mouth syndrome is another possibility, and that can be from no cause at all to a sign of vitamin deficiency. For now, you could try capsiacin cream or a local anaesthetic like Oragel, but I would suggest having a doctor look at this. The peroxide won't help this and I'd advise not using it again.
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