Stomatitis is a disease of the oral cavity, in which the inflammatory process of the mucous membrane develops. It is manifested by rashes of vesicles, painful sores can develop. In patients there is increased salivation, fever, malaise and headache. Inflammation can be localized in the tongue, lip, cheek and sky.
With the diagnosis of "stomatitis", treatment in adults involves a set of procedures that are carried out on the advice of a doctor, and in difficult cases in a hospital and under the supervision of a doctor. But if you turn to a specialist at the first signs of the disease, then you can carry out treatment and at home.
With timely access to a doctor, if there was stomatitis, treatment in adults is short-lived and quite uncomplicated. In most cases, if one or two sores are detected, rinsing with an antiseptic solution is prescribed, which promotes rapid healing and non-spread of the infection.
If suspected of stomatitis, treatment in adults is prescribed exclusively by a doctor after the examination and confirmation of an accurate diagnosis. Therapy depends on the form of the disease and the cause of the onset. Depending on this, stomatitis is classified as aphthous, viral, candidal, bacterial, etc.
Aphthous stomatitis in adults is often observed in chronic form and proceeds with periodic exacerbations. Causes are various infections that can occur due to weakened immunity, a lack of vitamins B and C in the body, as well as trace elements such as zinc, iron, selenium, etc.
Aphthous stomatitis can provoke and illness of the digestive tract, various allergies, other diseases of the oral cavity: pulpitis, dental deposits, caries, as well as mechanical damage (biting, damage by rough food, sharp edge of a broken tooth, etc.). Local and general treatment is performed to eliminate aphthous stomatitis.
Local treatment of aphthous stomatitis involves rinsing the mouth with various antiseptic solutions, the use of special ointments prescribed by a doctor, the use of therapeutic toothpastes and powders.
More often doctors prescribe rinses with decoctions of medicinal herbs. These include chamomile, sage, St. John's wort, calendula. A good antiseptic and curative is a decoction from the bark of oak.
General treatment of aphthousstomatitis in adults involves the appointment of antibiotics and other medications. Symptomatic treatment - antiallergic, antipyretic and other drugs that contain novocaine, lidocaine, heparin, hydrocortisone and improve the condition of the patient.
If the diagnosis is "aftalny stomatitis", treatment in adults can include and means to accelerate the healing of aft. These include solutions of citral, preparations containing propolis, vitamins C and P. If the disease has a viral etiology, then antiviral therapy is also performed. A special diet is prescribed, which excludes food that can irritate the mucosa.