A 26-year-old male asked:
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i have a reoccurring sore throat, i looked at it in d mirror & saw it looked like a mouth ulcer, painful to swallow things. used mouthwash, didn't go?

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Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mouth ulcer: Viruses are frequently the cause of recurring mouth ulcers. However, because you are a smoker, you should be checked by your doctor to be sure there is no other reason you keep getting sore throats and ulcer.
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Throat swab: Probably should see a dr. And have a throat swab to hopefully help determine what you have and how to effectively treat. Don't hesitate.
Answered on Apr 10, 2014
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