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genital aphthous ulcers

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
In a way: Aphthous ulcers occur in the mouth by definition, but similar genital ulcers are possible. They should be examined and considered in connection with ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See GYN: That are a few autoimmune disorders which can cause aphthous ulcer-like lesions in the mouth and genital areas. You should first get the area examined ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Selter
37 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Aphthous ulcers: Not that I am aware of
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Not aphthous ulcers: Aphthous ulcers are generally painful ulcers that occur in the mouth. Typically called 'canker sore', they are recurrent. Since aphthous means ulcer ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Ulcers in bowel: The ulcers associated with ulcerative colitis are located in the colon, whereas ulcers in crohn's disease may be found anywhere in the gut from the mo ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See GYN: This needs to be examined by your GYN and are not aphthous ulcers. If you have joint swelling and pain also, consult a rheumatologist.
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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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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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

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