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Mouth Ulcers
« on: May 15, 2015, 11:40:22 pm »


When you first stop smoking, you may find you develop mouth ulcers as a result of your body dealing with the change in chemicals in your body.

Don't be put off if you develop mouth ulcers. Remember that the mouth ulcers are temporary, and the long-term health benefits  far out way these. They are unpleasant none the less.

Cilia are tiny hairs in your respiratory system that actively move mucous out of it in order to clear it up. If these are not functioning properly, the mucous can build up. When you quit smoking, the function of the cilia returns to normal and at the same time your body actively clears the lungs of mucous at a faster rate. As this mucous goes out of your lungs and down your esophagus, it is carrying all sorts of bacteria and irritants that may result in a sore throat.

The best treatment you can do is keep washing your mouth out with mouthwash regularly they should only last up to 10-14 days.
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Re: Mouth Ulcers
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2016, 08:44:00 pm »
Ouch!! I had them for awhile and get the odd one every so often but must of been pretty hard to deal with at first. We are all different after all and their could be someone out there reading this that is going through the same thing, it could be very useful to them!
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Re: Mouth Ulcers
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2016, 10:47:34 am »
Ouch, @miscellaneous , you poor old thing. I have a colleague who is plagued by them and they really get her down sometimes.  :-\ Well done on your quit though!  ;D
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