mouth sores

Take care of your Mouth and Lips

Taking care of your mouth and lips is so important. A sore mouth and lips make eating difficult and painful. Certain chemotherapeutic drugs, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery can cause mouth sores to form on the inside lining of your mouth or on your lips. If mouth sores appear and feel burn-like they can be painful, …

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Oral hygiene is not negotiable

Good oral hygiene is “not negotiable.” Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments can cause sores in the mouth and throat, as well as dryness, irritation or bleeding. This can be very frustrating resulting in difficulties eating, chewing or swallowing causing discomfort and bleeding in the mouth. The pain in your mouth can be so severe that swallowing …

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Avoid food or drink that irritates your mouth

Your mouth will be more sensitive during chemotherapy treatment. Mouth sores are so painful they can result in difficulties eating, chewing or swallowing causing discomfort and bleeding in the mouth creating problems eating and drinking because the pain in your mouth can be so severe you could find it hard to swallow. Eating and drinking hot or cold …

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Cancer-related mouth sores

Chemotherapy and radiation impair your body’s germ-fighting system (immune system). With an impaired immune system, viruses, bacteria and fungi can more easily infect your mouth, causing mouth sores or making mouth sores worse. The mouth sores appear burn-like and can be painful, making it difficult to eat, talk, swallow and breathe. Mayo Clinic Keep mouth …

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Put your money where your mouth is

Time to spend money on a great mouthwash. Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments  can cause sores in the mouth and throat, as well as dryness, irritation or bleeding. A good mouthwash can go a long way towards preventing mouth ulcers. We have added Oral7 mouthwash to our Kit. It contains natural enzymes to help reinforce your mouth’s own defence system. …

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