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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Canker sore.: An aphthous ulcer is also known as a canker sore, often a painful circular lesion inside the mouth. It does not have one specific cause, but it can be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Prevent trigger: See prior answers relating to these for much more discussion. Each person usually finds that certain things trigger them, e.g. Citrus fruits, lack of ... Read More
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
A miserable issue: For sure. Discontinue toothpaste that has sodium lauryl sulfate, limit acidic foods and try to avoid trauma of oral tissues w toothbrush/utensils. Lo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be both.: Herpes simplex of the mouth is a common cause of painful, recurrent ulcerations, caused by the virus, that stays indolent in the mouths/lips, and then ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
History: Need a history that informs the dentist of frequency, duration and location. May need a culture or biopsy.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
20 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Apthous ulcers affect the loose mucosal surfaces of the oral cavity (cheeks, lips, tongue, etc). They appear as a circular white ulcer with a red hal ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Aphthous ulcers: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. Howeve ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Prevent trigger: See prior answers relating to these for much more discussion. Each person usually finds that certain things trigger them, e.g. Citrus fruits, lack of ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Quit entirely.: There are so many changes going on within the cells that are exposed to smoking that it is often hard to predict what is causing what, or if there is ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Both canker sores and aphthous ulcers are two names for the same lesions that develop on the soft tissues in your mouth. Unlike cold sores which are c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Aphthous ulcers: Try a product called kanka. A generic version is also available at walgreens. It gives almost instant relief of the pain and lasts for up to an hour ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find cause: Some folks "simply get" these. However, if there's several at once, it can warn of a low level of good neutrophil white cells. Other entities to rul ... Read More
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