Hi Kiki . . .
I get pain under either side of the ribs. Feels like it is more "inside" like intestines or an organ . . .not the ribs themselves or muscle. I have no idea what it is . . . but seems to happen frequently after eating. I try pressing in those areas . . . but there isn't any tenderness. I'll be watching to see other member's comments about
The vitamin that sometimes helps with mouth sores is Folic Acid. Some meds actually deplete that one (Methatrexate). . . . and I think our disease depletes it too. Anyway . . . some of us seem to benefit from taking Folic Acid.
Rob is right about
the toothpaste. There is Oasis and Biotine that are both for dry mouth and sensative tissue. The Mouthwash by both companies is really good too . . . it's soothing.
Some of the other members can tell you about
OTC and RX mouth rinses they use too. But I don't recall the names of them. Make sure you tell your docs that you have this problem, they'll want to follow that too.
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