I spoke with my older brother who had surgery about 6 weeks ago. He said he also had mouth sores and inquired with his physician. The physician's short answer was that some patients react to the ventilator with mouth sores. Modern anesthesia apparently requires a ventilator.I had a bud who had problems with mouth sores. Said he gargled with 101 proof rum.
Hopefully, your healing is progressing. On November 3, 2013, I tripped in my garage and went flying forward, crashing my right shoulder into a steel shelf. I shattered the cap of the humerus and ripped apart the shoulder ligaments. it took two full years before I could fully lift my arm horizontally. Within six months, I could lift straight up. There's a lot cooking in shoulders. I was told that if my break (which also included a lengthy lineal break in the arm) had been 20% more extensive, I could have had a very unfavorable outcome. My surgeon, Dr. Alicia Harrison, was spectacular. I have full movement and only an occasional ache.Stevie, hope you're doing well. Back tomorrow for 3rd follow up after rotator surgery.