Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers are caused by a variety of factors. Certain causes and triggers, however, have been identified. These are some of them:


  1. Braces for teeth
  2. During menstruation, hormonal changes occur.
  3. Whether it’s due to mental stress or a lack of sleep
  4. Dental procedures, vigorous brushing, sports injury, or an accidental bite can all cause minor mouth injuries.
  5. Sodium lauryl sulfate-containing toothpaste and mouthwash
  6. Acidic fruits like strawberries, citrus, and pineapples, as well as other trigger foods like chocolate and caffeine, can cause food sensitivities.
  7. A deficiency in key vitamins, including B-12, zinc, folate, and iron
  8. An allergic reaction to germs in the mouth.

Mouth ulcers also can be a sign of conditions that are more serious and require medical treatment, such as:

  1. HIV/AIDs
  2. Behcet’s disease is an illness that affects people (a condition that causes inflammation throughout the body)
  3. A malfunctioning immune system, causing your body to attack healthy mouth cells rather than viruses and germs
  4. Celiac disease is a kind of celiac disease (a condition in which the body is unable to tolerate gluten)
  5. Inflammatory bowel disease
  6. Diabetes mellitus is a kind of diabetes.