II. General Measures

  1. Mouth Care is very important!
  2. Avoid drying agents (e.g. lemon-Glycerin swabs)
    1. See Xerostomia

III. Management

  1. Dry Mouth or Thrush Prevention
    1. Hydrogen Peroxide at 1/4 strength
    2. Lemon Drops, Pineapple chunks, tart juices
    3. Artificial Saliva
    4. Pilocarpine eye drops used orally
  2. Treat Oral Thrush as needed
  3. Oral Mucositis (radiation related)
    1. See Oral Mucositis for symptomatic management

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