Prevent Mouth Pimples Safely


prevent pimples from forming around the mouth

Get rid of them, then prevent them 

As we all know, most individuals have suffered from pimples at one point or another either in the cheeks, on the forehead, or on their backs. Mouth pimples, however, are the most irritating of all because it makes such a widely used part of your body ultra sensitive. For those who seem to develop them more often than others, you should know how to prevent them in a safe manner. Unlike other areas where you may develop acne, this area is typically the most painful and hardest to treat as you cannot take advantage of topical ointments. You can safely prevent them, though.  Although physicians do not cure mouth pimples, especially if they are not severe, you still need to go for a consultation to know what is causing your breakouts.


Be patient..

There are various ways to for treatment and prevention, but none of them can provide an instant solution. What is good about these remedies, however, is that they can lessen the pain, reduce the size and inflammation, and prevent them from spreading to other areas.


Here are the ways you can remove them

Here are several ways how you can get rid of mouth pimples safely:

  • The quickest and simplest way to cleanse your gums and tongue is to gargle with a salt solution 2 to 3 times a day.
  • If you don't want to taste icky salt water, products like scope and listerine can also be of big help. Swish this around to help kill bacteria that causes pimples. Your breath will thank you, too.
  • A mixture of boiled milk and fresh lime has been shown to prevent outbreaks when gargled multiple times a day. Although it won't win any taster's choice awards, it gets the job done safely.
  • Chewing fresh mint leaves before going to bed minimizes the size of your pimples and safely aids in prevention.
  • Check for a bacterial infection that might be causing your breakouts, a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide can do the trick.
  • Using a cotton swab soaked in milk of magnesia, apply it to the affected areas to reduce pain and soreness. You can do this as often as 3 times per day for continuous relief.  It is one of the most natural ways to prevent irritation.
  • In some cases of pimple outbreaks it has been found that a deficiency in vitamin B may one of the factors that might be causing it. Taking a daily multi-vitamin supplement can avoid troublesome acne and is also considered a healthy practice in general. Consuming sufficient amounts of whole-grain products, milk, meat, eggs, cheese and peas can safely provide natural sources of vitamin B as well.


Now that they're gone, prevent them

Getting rid of mouth pimples can be difficult and cumbersome. Learning the proper ways to prevent them before they form is sound advice. There are various ways to prevent mouth pimples safely.

Here are the few simple techniques of preventing acne:

  • Maintaining good oral hygiene can definitely help. Brush your teeth as often as possible, including the inside of the cheeks, tongue and palates.
  • Floss your teeth and gargle with mouth wash to prevent the accumulation of bacteria in between your teeth and in other parts of your orifice that cannot be reached by brushing alone.
  • Make sure that you clean your tongue as much as possible. If the pores on the skin of your tongue get clogged with dirt or fat, germination may contribute to later breakouts.
  • Avoid eating foods that might trigger any allergies as these consistently trigger outbreaks.
  • Avoid eating crispy and fatty foods as this may also be a cause of mouth pimples. Too much consumption of fat will make the body react to it by releasing more oils through the skin to get rid of the extra fat. These oils might block up the tongue pores and will eventually cause pimple formation.
  • Avoid touching the affected area. Whatever you do, resist the urge to pop them. This simply spreads bacteria in the form of puss.


No stone left unturned- if in doubt, seek professional help!

pimples around the mouthIf you are suffering from any viral infection, such as flu or oral herpes, then your mouth pimples are due to viruses and may disappear once the disease is cured. If you think your mouth pimples are severe or you are suffering from a yeast infection, also known as oral thrush or oral candidiasis, it is recommended you visit your doctor for consultation.


Even before trying to go for any home remedies, it is essential that you consult with your dermatologist or primary care physician, especially if the cause of the mouth pimple is unknown. Doctors may not give any medication, especially if the condition is not severe, but what you can ask them for is an applicable remedy that might work for you to safely lessen the pain and minimize the size of the pimples.