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I have chest pains and frequently have canker sores. Having headache for 3 days?

I have chest pains and frequently have canker sores. Having headache for 3 days?

All these: Conditions can also be a result of stress. Best to be evaluated by a physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Canker Sores (Definition)

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Can kisses cause canker sores?

Can kisses cause canker sores?

Really canker sores?: 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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What are possible causes of recurrent canker sores?

What are possible causes of recurrent canker sores?

Triggers: Have been identified/linked & not really causes. It is multi-factorial, but some triggers include: food allergies, nutritional deficiencies (b12, folic acid, vit. C), emotional stress, smoking, dental appliances, other autoimmune illnesses (bechet's, lupus, crohn's), menstruation, hormone therapy, pregnancy. Some studies have linked toothpastes containing sodium lauryl sulfate. ...Read more

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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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What causes canker sores? How do I prevent them?

What causes canker sores? How do I prevent them?

Not very well known: The exact cause of canker sores is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the main cause of simple canker sores. Certain foods can also cause these sores. Sometimes a sharp tooth surface or dental appliance, such as braces or ill-fitting dentures, can also trigger canker sores. Some cases of complex canker sores are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune sys. ...Read more

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Can eating too many tomatoes cause canker sores?

Can eating too many tomatoes cause canker sores?

Perhaps: Different people have varying sensitivities to foods. It's possible that tomatoes may contribute due to their acidity level. ...Read more

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Can coffee really cause canker sores and if so why?

Not normal: Have never heard of coffee causing canker sores. About 85% of canker sores are caused by the foaming agent (sodium laurel sulfate) in toothpaste. If you are troubled with canker sores, you might try a toothpaste without this chemical in it. I personally prefer a toothpaste (and mouth rinse) called closys. ...Read more

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What exactly causes canker sores and how do I prevent them?

Ulcerative colitis: It would be useful if you also have a documented secretory IgA deficiency or another form of selective immunoglobulin dificiency. Some publications of gg as an enema for selective cases have been described. In general it is not a useful option. ...Read more

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I have had canker sores that keep coming back for over 3 years. They do go away but keep coming back. What could possibly be the cause of this? Thx

I have had canker sores that keep coming back for over 3 years. They do go away but keep coming back. What could possibly be the cause of this? Thx

CANKER SORES: IT SOUNDS AS IF YOU HAVE A SENSITIVITY TO A FOOD.
STOP EATING ALL NUTS, AND NO CHOCOLATE FOR A MONTH.
ALSO CONSIDER THE ELIMINATION OF SEAFOOD.
CONTINUE REGULAR FISH. . .
BEST LUCK AND LET US KNOW HOW THIS WORKS FOR YOU. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth sores or canker sores?

What are the causes of mouth sores or canker sores?

Various causes...: Food allergies, traumas due to injury borh physical, thermal or chemical. A very common disease is auto immune called lichen planus easily treated after a good diagnosis...Other diseases can cause these problems and should be ruled out...

Chuck. ...Read more

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What causes canker sores?

Several: The exact cause of most canker sores is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple canker sores. Certain foods -- including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes, and strawberries) -- can trigger a canker sore. Sometimes a sharp tooth surface, dental appliance, braces, or ill fitting dentures can trigger them. ...Read more

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What causes my canker sores?

What causes my canker sores?

Canker sores: See> http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/causes/con-20021262

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Can citrus cause canker sores?

Can citrus cause canker sores?

NO!!!: But any acidic materiel will sting on contact with an aphthous ulcer, suddenly making you aware of it. ...Read more

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Could canker sores be caused from eating too many sweets?

Not usually: Canker sore are not usually caused by eating too many sweets, but an unhealthy diet may contribute. Eat sweets in moderation with an otherwise healthy diet. ...Read more

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Can listerine cool mint cause canker sores?

Can listerine cool mint cause canker sores?

It can: Many people have reactions to the ingredients in mouth rinses. Just do a controlled test on your own by trying different rinses. Also look for a non- alcohol rinse. ...Read more

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How to remove canker sores caused by braces?

Too Bad....: Canker sores are tough, they heal in about 10 days no matter what you do. Many different medications have been promoted over the years with no change in healing times. Keep your wax on the braces where you have the sores to minimize the rubbing discomfort.
Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes canker sores on tongue and why do they hurt?

What causes canker sores on tongue and why do they hurt?

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. A canker sores on tongue affects the ability to eat comfortably. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of/a home remedy for canker sores?

What are possible causes of/a home remedy for canker sores?

Natural....: Salt water rinses and time as your body will heal it. If it's not gone in 10-14 days, it may not be canker sores and if that's the case, you need to see a dentist to find out what it is. ...Read more

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Should my canker sores cause the tooth in front of it to hurt?

Should my canker sores cause the tooth in front of it to hurt?

Possible: If the sores are in the front yes it can cause pain. Hopefully your sores go away soon. Try vitamin b supplements. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear up canker sores caused by braces?

What is the best way to clear up canker sores caused by braces?

Wax!: Most oral sores associated with braces are traumatic in origin. Wax on the offending wire will do the trick. ...Read more

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What are the causes of canker sores and how can I get rid of them?

What are the causes of canker sores and how can I get rid of them?

Often stress: Stress, injury/ trauma (scratching the are with coarse or sharp food or utensil) lack of sleep can all bring on canker sores.
If infrequent, try colgate orabase to protect the area and reduce pain.
If frequent try using toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulfate.
See your dentist. ...Read more

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Could a fever between 101-103 for like two days cause canker sores?

Could a fever between 101-103 for like two days cause canker sores?

Yes: Canker sores or aphthous ulcers can be as a result of illness or weakened immune systems. They are opportunistic in origin. They can be caused by different triggers. So having a high fever which may be due to sickness, you may be prone to an outbreak. ...Read more

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What are the causes of canker sores and how do you get rid of them?

What are the causes of canker sores and how do you get rid of them?

Virus: Canker sores are usually caused by a virus like the herpes virus. Most people can tell when they are going to get one and that is the time to start treating the area. Use an otc like abreva, or get a rx for Acyclovir ointment. If you get the sore frequently then you can be put on chronic suppressive therapy. This is where you take one anti-viral pill a day for a year to suppress the virus. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a fever between 101-103 for like two days cause canker sores?

Please tell me, could a fever between 101-103 for like two days cause canker sores?

NO: Canker sore is caused virally... High temperature makes your lips dried and causing more discomfort. Keep the area clean. Drink a lot of fluid. With a temperature over 101, canker sore is your least problem. Take measure to reduce fever. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Treatment and causes of canker sores? I get them every now and then and they last for what seems like forever.

Apthous ulcers: Or "canker sores" can be quite annoying to deal with. There is not a well defined cause and some patients suffer from them more than others. Rarely, medications and health problems can be a cause. Topical corticosteroids and analgesics may be of some relief in severe or persistent cases. ...Read more

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She has painful canker sores caused by menopause. Why the pain become unbearable/intolerable, when she is around fragrances/scents?

She has painful canker sores caused by menopause. Why the pain become unbearable/intolerable, when she is around fragrances/scents?

Osmophobia: Is sensitivity or aversion to smells. The condition is due to increased activation of specific scent and pain receptors in the brain. ...Read more

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What are the causes of canker sores in your mouth?

What are the causes of canker sores in your mouth?

Canker sores can be: Caused by stress, burns, trauma, herpes and other unknown causes. When you have an eruption, see your dentist for a proper diagnosis. There are various medications to treat canker sores but it depends on the cause. ...Read more