|Do you feel a burning sensation in your mouth?
Are you generating too much of saliva" It could be stomatitis.
Inflammation of the mouth is called stomatitis.
There are three types of stomatitis:
Any irritant, chemical or mechanical injury may cause it.
The irrigation effect of tobacco when it is taken in excess
The mildest cases have a redness and dryness followed promptly
by increased secretion of the saliva. The tongue is coated.
The secretion may become thick and pus-like have a dirty appearance
and be profuse. Vesicles may also appear, break down and can
also leave superficial ulcers. There may be pain while chewing.
Bad taste in the mouth and foul breath are also common symptoms
The ulcerative form usually starts on the gums, which become
red and bleed easily. Ulcers also form on the lips and cheeks
where there is contact with the teeth, the gum may ulcerate
to such an extent as to loosen the teeth. There is salivation
and the discharge is pus like.
The breath smells foul. The glands of the throat may also
be swollen. The patient may feel weak due to difficulty in
taking his usual meal. Some cases may be marked by fever.
This occurs most often in poorly nourished children. It usually
starts as a small spot followed by oedema (swelling) of the
Then necrosis sets in (dying of the tissues and decaying)
and the disease spreads. The decayed tissue sloughs always
and becomes very offensive. As the disease goes on, constitutional
symptoms become marked.
Mouth should be washed with Myristica mother tincture 10
drops in one glass of lukewarm water and gargle three times
Liquid diet is advised. Cold or lukewarm drinks are recommended.
Ice creams can be given, foods having acid content and sweets
should be avoided.
This homoeopathic medicine is used in livid and bluish stomatitis
with blisters in the mouth and on the tongue. It is also used
in gangrenous stomatitis of the cheek and gum along with fever
when intense restlessness and prostration is a marked feature.
This homeopathic medicine is specially beneficial in sore
mouth where the tongue is heavily coated. There will be follicular
ulcers in the mouth along with sticky salivation from the
This homoeopathic medicine is one of the head remedy for stomatitis.
It is very useful in the ulcerative type of stomatitis where
there is history of abuse of mercury. The gums are affected;
they become spongy, bleed easily and the breath becomes foul
This homoeopathic medicine is used when ulceration occurs
due to bause of mercury or syphilis. The saliva is acrid and
offensive and excoriate the corners of the mouth. The teeth
looks yellow and are loose and drop off easily. This medicine
cures ulcerative and gangrenous types.
This homoeopathic medicine is useful when there is simple
inflammation with mapped tongue and red insular patches. The
mouth and tongue feel dry, hot and burnt.
In cases with a grayish-white coating of the tongue, with
white spots and ulcers in stomatitis, this medicine proves
to be helpful.