Aphthous ulcers, commonly referred to as canker sores, are the most common ulcerative lesions of the oral mucosa. These are usually painful and are associated with redness, and occasional bleeding from the affected area(s). The aims of treatment are to reduce pain and healing time.

Presentation of lesions

The lesions are characterized by single or multiple rounded, shallow, oral ulcers which cause moderate to intense pain and heal within 10-14 days.

Treatment of Aphthous Ulcers

The lesions normally heal automatically within 7-14 days so therefore treatment regimes consist of topical pain relief medication and vitamins to boost the

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Treatment of Aphthous Ulcers

immune system. Corticosteroid and antiviral therapy may be prescribed.

EY-LLLLT is an effective modality for the treatment ,applied at EYiasis medical center, of aphthous ulcers. Not only does EY-LLLT reduce the healing time, it also provides immediate pain relief.


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