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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Nthabi | 2007/12/04

Q.

Mouth Ulcers

Hi Doc aand all mothers...

Would like to know what causes Mouth Ulcers, my baby had them very bad exprience I definetly do not want her to experience them ever again, so I really would like to to know the cause, as i may be able to prevent it happening again,,,,,, and what works fast with those ulcers what can I really use that works really, really fast?

Thank You
Nthabi

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

These ulcers are caused by a virus called Herpes and the illness is called Herpes stomatitis. Your doctor is able to treat this virus illness and the main thing is to seek help as soon as the ulcers are noticed in your child's mouth.

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