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Mouth ulcer :(

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Twinks, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. Twinks

    Twinks · Well-Known Member

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    So for the past week iv had a mouth ulcer in the inside of my bottom lip iv been using bonjela but it just keeps getting bigger and painful i cant get to a doctor till 3rd of November, has anyone got any advice?
     
  2. Squire Fulwood

    Squire Fulwood Type 2 · Expert

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    Not advice exactly but my surgery has a practice nurse with whom it is much easier to get an appointment. She is a Sister in her other job and has the authority to prescribe. In addition she seems to have time to listen.

    Do you have to see a doctor? Ask if there is someone else you can see. Once through the door all sorts of priorities change.
     
  3. Twinks

    Twinks · Well-Known Member

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    I saw the nurse yesterday as iv just swoped surgery nd she i asked her nd she sed to ask the doctor when i see him to discuse my medication
     
  4. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Not too sure, but I wonder if this is something that your Dentist might be able to help with, it might be worth ringing the dental surgery and asking.
     
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  5. SamJB

    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Diabetics are prone to mouth/gum infections. I get them occasionally. I always get an antibacterial mourthwash (not all of them are antibac, so make sure you buy the right one) and it clears within a couple of days.
     
  6. logindetails

    logindetails Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've always found that a teaspoon of salt dissolved in a glass of warm water does the trick for mouth ulcers - don't swallow it (tastes horrible) just swish it around and spit it out.
     
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    supp Type 1 · Active Member

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    Dose up on Vit B12 ;)
     
  8. Blue2

    Blue2 · Active Member

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    Try Frador for mouth ulcers and gum sores. I have used it for years and it's brilliant.
     
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    cally Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    A new toothbrush might be a good idea also
     
  10. Twinks

    Twinks · Well-Known Member

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    Ended up at the same day health centre thnx to my boss as she thought it was infected prescribed corsydol mouth wash still have a teeny weeny ucler but its a thousand times better
     
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