A 35-year-old member asked:
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is it possible to have a canker sore in your throat?

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Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Apthous ulcers and herpes can occur in the throat. Herpes in the throat is known herpes esophagitis, herpes of the throat or esophagus is extremely rare. See you physician to determine what kind of lesion it is.
Answered on Jan 17, 2014
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: In us, coxsackie virus is a common cause.
Answered on Aug 29, 2013

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