A 22-year-old male asked:
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I have two canker sores in my mouth along my gum line. I've had them for about 2-3 months. They're painless most if not all the time.Shouldibeworried?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Yes: Any leason lasting more than 10 days to 2 weeks deserves prompt attention. Please call your Dentist.
Answered on Sep 13, 2015
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