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i have white sores in my mouth

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Canker sores: canker sores are the most common oral lesions. the cause is unknown. Topical medications OTC applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can r ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
White sores: Any white lesions in the oral cavity should disappear within 14 days of onset. If not, see your Dentist or Physician to determine whether the lesions ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
Hypersensitive: It appears that the oral mucosa has become hyper-sensitized to the ingredients in those types of food. I would suggest avoiding those types of food it ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Apthous ulcers?: This could be recurrent apthous stomatitis which is an autoimmune condition that is generally triggered by certain foods or stress. Most cases are min ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Mouth sores: These are probably Apthous ulcers or canker sores which can be caused by reactions to certain foods or food additives, stress, hormonal factors, and c ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
40 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple canker sores. Certain foods -- including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: could be canker sores, hsv, or allergies...see dermatologist for eval.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
There : There are a number of diseases that cause open sores in the mouth from allergic reactions to cancers. Too little information to diagnose the problem. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Try...: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day AND get some rest.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Canker sores or: Aphthous stomatitis may be associated with acidic foods, trauma to the oral mucosa, nutritional deficiency (b12, zinc, folate, (folic acid) iron) or G ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Herpes?: Oral lesions need to be seen in person in order to properly and accurately diagnose them. See your general dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT special ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure what the: sores are. There is not much info to go on here. Try gargling with warm salt water. If they are not resolving, seek medical assessment.

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