A 33-year-old member asked:
how do you prevent mouthsores?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
What's diagnosis?: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted).
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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