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Dr. David Schleimer
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Mouth Sores (Definition)

A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more


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Can acid reflux cause sores in the mouth?

Can acid reflux cause sores in the mouth?

Yes: Reflux that comes up as far as the mouth can cause ulcers. This would occur most commonly at night while lying flat which makes it easier for the acid to travel up the esophagus. ...Read more

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I keep having this clear liquid come into my mouth, is this acid reflux?

I keep having this clear liquid come into my mouth,  is this acid reflux?

Possible: It could be acid / alkali reflux from stomach. Some times post nasal drip and some form of esophageal narrowing / diverticula may also produce similar symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have acid reflux and i puked a little in my mouth three times today?

What to do if I have acid reflux and i puked a little in my mouth three times today?

See 2 doctors: Acid reflux can be serious problem. See physician for evaluation, medications, diet. See your dentist to see if the acid has done any damage to your teeth. Make sure to clear acidic material from your mouth after each episode. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Dry mouth all day for 4 weeks. What else could it be?

Can acid reflux cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth all day for 4 weeks. What else could it be?

Yes but we need data: We will need more data because dryness can occur for other reasons. Since you have an autoimmune disease Hashimotos, there are other autoimmune diseases that can be present with Hashimotos and cause dryness like Sjogren's syndrome. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have acid reflux and i puked a little in my mouth three times today?

Lifestyle Changes: Limit your intake of acid-stimulating foods and beverages, keep a reasonable weight, don't smoke, don't drink alcohol and manage the stress. Ask your PCP for help if needed. ...Read more

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I have randomly been having blood appear in my mouth not a lot but enough...I also have acid reflux but didn't feel anything.can acid reflux be silent?

Blood: Most common cause of blood in the mouth is periodontal disease, but there are many other causes. Acid reflux can be irritating, but it can also be quite dangerous. Suggest seeing your Dentist, referral to a Periodontist may be in order. Suggest seeing your Physician, referral to a Gastroenterologist may be in order. The bleeding is telling you not to put this off. ...Read more

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Help i keep burping and air is releasing through my mouth making a little puff sound. Does this sound like acid reflux?

Help i keep burping and air is releasing through my mouth making a little puff sound. Does this sound like acid reflux?

Get checked out!: You are assuming you have reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in painful signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts of liver, or gallbladder. So your belching could be reflux, ulcer, gastritis, gallstones, slow stomach emptying. A good dr will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr! ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Not a mouth breather, and use a humidified cpap, with chin strap. Im not taking any new meds.

CPAP: CPAP machine frequently cause dry mouths. Talk with your CPAP vendor about this and they may be able to find a different mask for you. Acid reflusx is common in sleep apnea patients. Talk toyour doctor about the best teatment for this. Weight loss will help both your acid reflux and your sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


Dr. Shari Jackson
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more