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Can canker sores spread through oral sex?

Can canker sores spread through oral sex?

Not likely: Canker sores have not been proven to be caused by a virus or bacteria, and they are not contagious, or a sign of any other disease. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

A very common herpes virus ...Read more


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Can canker sores come from giving oral sex?

Can canker sores come from giving oral sex?

Canker sores: Or aphthous stomatitis typically is more often a stress induced / trauma or of unknown etiology. Oral herpes, however, can arise from oral sex. Always be cautious. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Could oral sex cause canker sores?

Could oral sex cause canker sores?

Depends: A true canker sore is an auto-immune condition that is not contagious. It can occur as a result of different types of stress. However, a herpetic ulcer can be mistaken to be a canker sore. Herpetic ulcers are contagious and can be transmitted by oral sex. ...Read more

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Can canker sores be transmitted sexually? (Ex oral sex)

Can canker sores be transmitted sexually? (Ex oral sex)

Canker sore: Canker sores are not caused by viruses so they are not transmitted by contact. But there are other kinds of sores that are viral and could be transmitted. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get canker sores the morning after performing oral sex?

Yes: Canker sores may be due to hsv 1 (common) or hsv 2 (not usually). Oral sex can transmit the virus via body fluids. ...Read more

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I've been done oral sex with 5 guys and have a canker sores in my mouth is it because of lack of sleep or the sex?

I've been done oral sex with 5 guys and have a canker sores in my mouth is it because of lack of sleep or the sex?

Both possible: Or it could be unrelated. The cause of canker sores is unknown but stress, like lack of sleep, tends to trigger them... If they continue I would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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My friend has about 5 Canker sores on & around her tongue about 2 weeks after oral sex. Also small red bumps on roof of mouth. Could it be related?

My friend has about 5 Canker sores on & around her tongue about 2 weeks after oral sex. Also small red bumps on roof of mouth. Could it be related?

Sounds like: It could be a Herpes virus infection..... would suggest your "friend" have an "intimate" conversation with her PCP about these "cankers"! There is medication for such lesions!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Initially I was told I have canker sores ulcers now tongue lesions and doctor says cold sores hsv1 I'm not homosexual or perform oral sex on anyone?

Initially I was told I have canker sores ulcers now tongue lesions and doctor says cold sores hsv1 I'm not homosexual or perform oral sex on anyone?

Herpes simplex: Over 85% of the population has been infected with HSV and can reactivate at any time. Do not know if that is what you actually have, but if you have no risk factors (unprotected sex, sharing needles, etc.) HIV and other STDs should not be a concern. ...Read more

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Are there meds and or oral rinse for canker sores?

Are there meds and or oral rinse for canker sores?

Canker sores: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Topical medications otc applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation. Rec.: if not comfortable see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between oral herpes and canker sores?

How can I tell the difference between oral herpes and canker sores?

Location and appeara: Herpetic lesions occur on the lip borders. And are usually solitary lesionsprimary herpes can occur in multiple oral locations and this one time event can be associated w/ fever, malaise, and mouth pain. Herpetic lesions start out like a pimple which then bursts and becomes crater like, with a slimy exudate, canker sores are on oral mucosa, are red w a white ring, and don't have the exudate. ...Read more

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Can Zicam oral spray cause canker sores and gum irritation?

Can Zicam oral spray cause canker sores and gum irritation?

It's very unlikely: The canker sores to be caused by Zicam oral spray as Zicam is used by some practitioners for treatment of canker sores. ...Read more

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Mouth/oral problems question. What can I do to prevent recurrent canker sores?

Mouth/oral problems question. What can I do to prevent recurrent canker sores?

Some ways: The exact cause of canker sores is unknown. Reduce stress in ur life, make sure u don't have an ill-fitting denture, and make sure u have a balanced diet without deficiency of some essential vitamins, such as vit b, folic acid, or iron, will help. When it is really bad and frequent, u need to see ur doctor. Certain diseases, such as autoimmune diseases need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Are there any pills or other oral medicine to get rid of canker sores in the mouth?

Are there any pills or other oral medicine to get rid of canker sores in the mouth?

Really canker sore?: Answered before on healthtap, canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of the surface of the mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically w/many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, a # of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

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I get canker sores once a year. I had 1 appear 6 months after sex. 8 months after sex I had 2 more appear. Can this increase in frequency be an std?

I get canker sores once a year. I had 1 appear 6 months after sex. 8 months after sex I had 2 more appear. Can this increase in frequency be an std?

Not an STD: Recurrent canker sores (aphthous stomatitis) are not due to any STD. The frequency varies widely, without meaning anything about general health, STDs, or anything else. Unless they start appearing much more frequently (like more than once a month), don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Does oral herpes INSIDE the mouth look like canker sores at all?

Once the blisters: Of herpes have popped it can slightly resemble a canker sore ...Read more

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I saw blood in stool right after anal sex, blood treated but still I can't just hold stool and its been 6 months, also having canker sores, help me!

I saw blood in stool right after anal sex, blood treated but still I can't just hold stool and its been 6 months, also having canker sores, help me!

Time to get checked: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. However, similar-appearing aphthous ulcers can be seen with herpes, crohn's disease, and other systemic disorders, you are appropriately concerned about your health--please consult a local physician for evaluation ; targeted treatment, as needed. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden incidence of canker sores on the inside of mouth and lips? They're not cold sores and I haven't had sex recently to contract HIV or anything. I never get them now I have 4-5 sore persistent ones all at once. I also eat good.

No sure answer: There is no sure answer to this question. Stress has been associated with canker sores. Some have suspected that this may be from strep mutans- an organism found normally in the mouth and considered responsible for dental caries. Have you had your teeth cleaned at least twice yearly, flossed daily, and brushed thoroughly at least 2x daily? Good dental hygiene may help. ...Read more

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I have 2 sores in my mouth. 1 small bright red sore on soft palate by my teeth and 1 underneath the tip of tongue small red border white center. Can u have canker sores and oral herpes @the same time?

I have 2 sores in my mouth. 1 small bright red sore on soft palate by my teeth and 1 underneath the tip of tongue small red border white center. Can u have canker sores and oral herpes @the same time?

Anything is possible: But, the description sounds like canker sores on the tongue. The palatal sore could be due to a canker sore, or due to periodontal issue or a tooth abscess. Get checked by a dentist. ...Read more

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Should I refrain from giving oral sex if I have a canker sore in my mouth?

Play it safe: Apthous-type ulcers are more benign but the previous answer provides warning about the spread of a virally produced lesion. Be safe...Since you don't know which you are dealing with, refrain. ...Read more

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Gave oral sex with canker sore, what is wrong?

Gave oral sex with canker sore, what is wrong?

Canker sore: Did you mean to say was that wrong? Instead of what is wrong? If it is a lesion from the herpes virus you can indeed infect your partner with this action. Please have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can having oral sex with someone who has a canker sore cause problems?

Can having oral sex with someone who has a canker sore cause problems?

Yes: Depending on the type of sore, and whether or not you have already been exposed to the same virus in the past, you could pick up the infection. Once you do, it's yours for life. ...Read more

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My boyfriend told me that every time after he gives me oral sex he gets a canker sore, we have both been tested and are negative, what can be the cause?

Local trama: The activity of oral sex may provide enough trama to inner lip or cheeks that may trigger an outbreak of a canker sore or apthous ulcer. These are not infectious or caused by bacteria or virus, just body reaction to some trigger, like stress, trama, certain foods or food coloring or flavorings, etc. ...Read more