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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Same as adults: They get them just like adults do, usually it's the body just reacting to itself.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Tobacco & alcohol: Tobacco and alcohol cause mouth cancers that cause serious ulcers. Nutritional deficiencies, viral infections, trauma, poor oral hygiene and autoimmun ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Charmoy
36 years experience Dentistry
Virus: Mouth ulcers are usually caused by a virus related to chicken pox that lies dormant at the end of a nerve . At times of stress or if they become stimu ... Read More
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Dr. James Hargan
23 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many things: Mouth ulcers can be caused by a host of things. Most are benign but i would strongly recommend seeing a dentist if the ulcer is not painful or if it w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Depends on type of ulcer. If an ulcer persists. see dentist for evaluation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Good question: There are many different types of ulcers- viral, aphthous, traumatic, fungal, autoimmune, precancerous etc. Each one has a different cause and a diff ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
No: But there's treatment to make them go away sooner. See your dentist to find out what kind of ulcers you're getting and (s)he'll recommend the appropri ... Read More
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Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: It depends on what caused them. If they are caused by rubbing from dentures, and infection, viral illness or even cancers. Some diseases have oral ulc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Scuba
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mouth ulcers: You dont cure them. The attempt to 'get rid" of oral ulcerations is often an exercise in frustration. Allergy, nutritional, immune abnormalities, gene ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Gargle and avoid...: Since you mouth is teeming with bacteria, and the sore is the result of a herpes reactivation to due the virus perceiving stress: 1. Reduce the bruden ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Mouth ulcers: That depends upon the type of ulcers? Traumatic ulcers from sharp teeth, broken fillings, accidentally biting yourself. Aphthous ulcers (canker sores) ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mouth ulcera: They have to be evaluate first and see what the cause is. You could be treated by oral/ topical steroids or systemic if there is disease involved. Mak ... Read More

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