Table 5: Comparison among topical modalities for exudate level (Grer et al., scale).

Days Group Mean Mean Difference
& Std. Deviation
P value
Exudate Level Day 1 5% Amlexanox 1.50
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide 1.60 0.10±0.23 1.000
20% Benzocaine gel 1.00 0.50±0.16 .114
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate 1.40 0.10±0.27 1.000
Placebo 1.80 0.30±0.33 .984
Exudate Level
Day 4
5% Amlexanox .80
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide .60 0.20±0.25 .995
20% Benzocaine gel .90 0.10±0.22 1.000
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate .80 0.00±0.28 1.000
Placebo 1.50 0.70±0.33 .370
Exudate Level
Day 8
5% Amlexanox .30
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide .00 0.30±0.15 .472
20% Benzocaine gel .10 0.20±0.18 .944
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate .10 0.20±0.18 .944
Placebo .60 0.30±0.26 .939
Exudate Level
Day 10
5% Amlexanox .00
0.1%Triamcinolone acetonide .00 0.00±0.00 .000*
20% Benzocaine gel .00 0.00±0.00 .000*
100 mg Doxycycline hyclate .00 0.00±0.00 .000*
Placebo .50 0.50±0.22 .336

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