Are there alternative treatments for ulcers?

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For more severe skin ulcers, such as late-stage bed sores, large mouth sores, or peptic ulcers, you need professional medical attention. There may be some alternative treatments available for a milder condition. Everyday canker sores (aphthous ulcers) can be prevented and treated without medications by taking nutritional supplements, making a homemade paste, and using stress-reduction strategies that can include exercise and deep breathing. If you wish to explore alternative treatments for your ulcer, talk to your healthcare provider first.

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