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What causes canker sores

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Herpes virus: Usually the sore starts with a tingly sensation then may feel feverish and swollen then becomes painful and you will notice a raised blister or sore w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Canker Sores: Possible triggers for canker sores include: a minor injury to your mouth from dental work, overzealous brushing, sports mishaps, spicy or acidic food ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Cause is generally unknown although stress, local irritation, autoimmune response likely culprits. They hurt because the surface epithelium (similar t ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: The cause of canker sores is not fully understood. Many triggers are suspected. See the following website for more information: http://www.Mayoclinic. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel su ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: There is no definitive cause of canker sores (aphthous ulcers). Canker sores often occur due to stress, irritation, injury. They may also occur with h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: The cause of canker sores (aphthous ulcers) is not fully understood. I have found it usually occurs when a patient is under stress and there is some ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: With limited space here, see this website for all the information you need about canker sores (aphthous ulcers) : http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-c ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
8 years experience Dentistry
Avoid those foods: Your complaint is very common and the simple answer is to avoid those foods! canker sores occur as a reaction to some types of allergens, such as cit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: See> http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/causes/con-20021262

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