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  • Oral conditions such as mouth ulcers and oral thrush are often seen in young babies and infants.
  • Discomfort from mouth conditions such as mouth ulcers and cold sores may be reduced if your child avoids salty, acidic or spicy foods until they heal.
  • If mouth ulcers don’t heal within two weeks take your child to see a doctor, dentist or other oral health professional.
  • A tooth abscess and swelling of the face requires immediate treatment by an oral health professional or doctor.

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Reviewed on: 20-06-2019