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Why do I get nasal ulcers? I do have an autoimmune disease.

Why do I get nasal ulcers? I do have an autoimmune disease.

Many causes: Nasal ulcers can occur due to a variety of things. Nasal sprays, when sprayed on the septum (the divider between l and r halves of the nose) can cause irritation and ulcers. Physical trauma (e.g., nose picking) can cause ulcers. Cocaine will stop blood flow to the lining of the nose, leading to ulcers. Vasculitis can cause bleeding or ulcers. Discuss your symptoms with an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more

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


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How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Mouth ulcers: Your physician can prescribe a oral rinse to sooth and numb the tissues while the lesions heal. This will help immediately. ...Read more

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How can I treat bad mouth ulcers?

How can I treat bad mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcera: They have to be evaluate first and see what the cause is. You could be treated by oral/ topical steroids or systemic if there is disease involved. Make sure you hydrate yourself meanwhile. ...Read more

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Why do children get mouth ulcers?

Why do children get mouth ulcers?

Same as adults: They get them just like adults do, usually it's the body just reacting to itself. ...Read more

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What can someone do about mouth ulcers?

What can someone do about mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: Mouth ulcers (aphthous ulcers) have no known definitive cause. They are thought to result from stress, diet, allergies, mouth trauma, infections, etc.
In most cases the ulcers heal on their own in 7-10 days. Orabase Ointment OTC can be placed on the ulcer before meals to protect from irritation. New research suggests that placing honey helps the ulcer to heal faster. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure mouth ulcers quickly?

Is it possible to cure mouth ulcers quickly?

See a Dentist: See a dentist who has a laser and they can treat your ulcer. If you rinse with salt water, after a period of approximately 10 days most ulcers heal.
Your dentist may apply a topical medicament for temporary relief. ...Read more

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Have you got effective remedies for mouth ulcers?

Have you got effective remedies for mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: There is a prescription called mary's magic mouthwash that sometimes helps with pain, its by prescription, so see your dentist. There is other prescriptions but only if its viral. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are mouth ulcers caused by?

Could you tell me what are mouth ulcers caused by?

Mouth ulcers: Local trauma (e.g. Rubbing from a sharp edge on a filling, ill fitting dentures, avoid acidic or spicy foods and beverages. ...Read more

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It's been 2 weeks, should I insist on being seen if I have mouth ulcers?

Yes.: Any ulceration in your mouth that persists longer than ten days should be checked by your dentist or doctor, as it may indicate a serious medical condition. ...Read more

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Why do we get mouth ulcers on the tongue?

Why do we get mouth ulcers on the tongue?

Stress or food: A common ulcer that can form on tongue is called an apthous ulcer and can appear on oral tissues after trauma, stress and certain food items. This viral caused ulcer sits dormant in our ganglion until an event turns them on. These ulcers are usually small whitish lesions with a red halo and last for about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What can you do to remedy the mouth ulcers?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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Why do I get mouth ulcers all around my mouth?

Why do I get mouth ulcers all around my mouth?

Oral Ulcers: Mouth ulcers can have many different causes from the common to the very rare. Some of the causes include herpes simplex, lichen planus, oral apthae (canker sores), pemphigus vulgaris, and several other conditions. You should have this evaluated by your doctor or dermatologist as the problem can be managed effectively regardless of the cause. ...Read more

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Are there any ideas that work to stop mouth ulcers please?

Are there any ideas that work to stop mouth ulcers please?

Yes: Warm salt water rinses can be done five times a day. Its best to know the cause of the ulcers. If its trauma, time will heal. Autoimmune ulcers are treated with steroids. Viral ulcers are treated with antiviral medications. Persistent ulcers are not normal and need to be evaluated by a dentist. Best get checked out to determine the cause. There are other things it could be. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers to hurt so much and how can you prevent them?

What causes mouth ulcers to hurt so much and how can you prevent them?

No one knows...: ...For sure what causes them or why they hurt, though they frequently afflict people who are fatigued or stressed out or who have poor diets. People taking certain drugs for rheumatoid arthritis may be more prone to developing them. And heredity is a factor, too. Prevent them by eating well, get plenty of sleep, and avoid citrus fruits, which seem to be particularly good at causing them. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am having chronic mouth ulcers, and what is causing it?

Is there a reason why I am having chronic mouth ulcers, and what is causing it?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of mouth ulcers?

Depends on the cause: Mouth ulcers can be caused by many different things, including infections and autoimmune diseases. The most common causes are aphthous ulcers and type 1 herpes. You should be evaluated by your doctor and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How to get rid or relieve mouth ulcers?

How to get rid or relieve mouth ulcers?

See Dr/testing: These are commonly caused by the hsv-1 (virus). See a dr. For an exam and testing for the hsv-1 titer. There are some anti-viral meds that can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any easy ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Any easy ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

Yes, Listerine: Listerine purple bottle 30 second rinses 2-3x/day help it heal faster. If you use the mouthrinse when it first develops, it will keep it small and possibly not develop into a larger size. It goes away much faster than the usual 2 weeks long time frame of pain. You can also use rx apthasol by your dentist. ...Read more

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Are there fast ways to get rid of mouth ulcers?

No: There's no fast way to heal the ulcers, but you can cover them with orabase or zilactin and that helps reduce discomfort. Both are found over the counter in drug stores. ...Read more

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I got mouth ulcers. What's the best treatment for this?

I got mouth ulcers. What's the best treatment for this?

Find the cause first: If you have several mouth ulcers at once you may want to see a dentist to determine if there is a cause that can be determined such as a food, drug, or toothpaste allergy. If no cause is evident then the ulcers are most likely caused by an autoimmune response to stress or specific foods and can be treated with topical steroids. These will also get better on their own within a week or two. ...Read more

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What are the best cure and prevention for mouth ulcers?

Depends: Some people break out in ulcers due to foods or other allergins and it is best to avoid those if that is the case. Some ulcers are secondary to trauma, including check or lip biting. Habits etc. Lastly some ulcers are viral and can come out secondary to stress or other factors. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth ulcers?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth ulcers?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract mouth ulcers on the roof of your mouth?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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Need expert advice on any advice on how to get rid of mouth ulcers or what causes them?

Need expert advice on any advice on how to get rid of mouth ulcers or what causes them?

Why ulcers there: Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause mouth ulcers?

Yes.: On aug, 15, 2013: 11, 777 people who have urinary tract infection were studied. Among them, 41 (0.35%) have mouth ulceration. Make sure to see your md to get medication to help get rid of both! Only way to get rid of them. Good luck! ...Read more

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Autoimmune Disease (Definition)

In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in. As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system. One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells. List of auto immune disease are many and growing. End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid, pancreas or cells such as ...Read more


Autoimmune (Definition)

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