Table 1: Comparison among topical modalities for size of ulcers (mm).

     [1] Days Group Mean
(mm)
Mean Difference
& Std. Deviation
P value
Size of ulcers Day 1 5% Amlexanox 6.30
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide 6.50 0.20±2.24 1.000
20% Benzocaine gel 4.60 1.70±1.44 .918
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate 5.20 1.10±1.42 .994
Placebo 3.90 2.40±1.41 .620
Size of ulcers Day 4 5% Amlexanox 5.10
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide 2.70 2.40±1.79 .847
20% Benzocaine gel 3.20 1.90±1.70 .939
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate 2.70 2.40±1.60 .757
Placebo 4.30 .80±1.51 1.000
Size of ulcers Day 8 5% Amlexanox .850
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide .000 .85±.51 .661
20% Benzocaine gel .500 .35±.71 1.000
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate .200 .65±.55 .914
Placebo 2.300 1.45±1.02 .801
Size of ulcers Day 10 5% Amlexanox .00
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide .00 .00±.00 .000*
20% Benzocaine gel .30 0.30±0.30 .961
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate .00 0.00±0.00 .000*
Placebo 1.80 1.80±.80 .330

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