Varieties of stomatitis
Treatment of oral lesions depends on the type of disease. Release:
- aphthous stomatitis;
chronic herpetic stomatitis;
- prosthetic stomatitis;
- ulcerative-necrotic stomatitis or stomatitis Vincent.
The most frequent herpetic and aphthous stomatitis.
The treatment of stomatitis
After taking antibiotics and certain medications decrease immune protection. This leads to the decrease of the resistance of oral mucosa to different viruses and bacteria, resulting in the development of stomatitis.
For effective treatment you must take antiviral drugs and Immunostimulants. As a tool against the virus, it is advisable to use a special ointment (for example, "Acyclovir", "Zovirax", "Viferon" and others) for local use. But it should be noted that some of them are categorically not suitable for application to mucous membranes. Before applying the ointment or gel is necessary to wet the mucosa with a gauze swab, which will increase the effectiveness of the product.
Antiviral drugs should be treated the affected area 3-4 times a day for weeks.
Adjuvants are needed as additional funding for treatment and prevention of relapse. Depending on the severity of the lesion choose drugs General and local action. An experienced doctor will determine how and how much to take medication. The most common considered to be "Amiksin" and "Imudon". They increase the body's natural defenses. With the same purpose, you can drink a course of vitamins.
For elimination of symptoms it is recommended each day to rinse your mouth with antiseptic solutions, which destroy the virus and promote healing of open sores. You can also use decoctions of herbs: sage, St. John's wort, chamomile, calendula, oak bark. They reduce inflammation and accelerate the healing process.
For quick removal of edema and inflammation you can apply a slice of raw potato. It contained starch favorably affects the course of the disease.
When the temperature of the body on the background of stomatitis appropriate to take antipyretic. But use it only if it exceed 38оС. Low body temperature indicates the development by the body of interferons, which aims to combat harmful microorganisms.
For the prevention of disease need to regularly visit a specialist in dentistry and undergo a thorough examination.