There are few things more irritating than trying to enjoy eating or drinking with an inflamed and painful canker sore demanding to be noticed in the inside of your mouth. But how do you heal them, and are there any natural solutions? The answer is – yes! And we’re here to help you out.
Common Causes of a Canker Sore
Most canker sores look like round or oval ulcers with a white or yellow center and a red border. They develop on the lining of the cheeks, lips, and tongue or at the gumline. There are many things canker sores, including:
- Viral infection
- Hormonal fluctuations
- Food allergies
- Vitamin or mineral deficiencies
- Mouth injury