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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


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

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?

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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How can canker sores or mouth ulcers be caused by stress?

How can canker sores or mouth ulcers be caused by stress?

Stress & mouth sores: The reason stress can cause mouth sores is that stress can cause a decrease in your immune system. This in turn can cause different types of problems like apthous ulcers, or stress ulcers to arise in your mouth. Other lesions like herpes simplex, or canker sores on the lips also will arise because the virus causing the lesion is left unchecked by the decrease in the immune system. ...Read more

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I keep getting mouth ulcers and they are very sore. What could cause this?

I keep getting mouth ulcers and they are very sore. What could cause this?

Maybe RUS: Recurring crops of mouth ulcers suggests Recurrent Ulcerative Stomatitis. See an Oral Surgeon for a definitive diagnosis and treatment.
You can't cure yourself. ...Read more

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I have 2 mouth ulcers and wondered what causes them and what is best for getting rid of them and numbing them?

I have 2 mouth ulcers and wondered what causes them and what is best for getting rid of them and numbing them?

Colgate Orabase: With Benzocaine will "numb" the area and protect it too. Apply with a clean finger or q-tip.
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.

If you get canker sores frequently, try using a toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulfate (sls) such as fluoridex without sls.

See your dentist too ...Read more

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I went to the orthodontist and the glue they put caused burning and mouth ulcers. Does this mean I am allergic?

I went to the orthodontist and the glue they put caused burning and mouth ulcers. Does this mean I am allergic?

Doubtful: If anything you may be extremely sensitive to the very slightly acidic (like vinegar) material used to help prepare your teeth for braces placement. May also be herpes outbreak caused by the manipulation required to place your braces. Go back to your Dentist or (hopefully) Orthodontic Specialist for reevaluation and treatment to help you feel better. ...Read more

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Hi I have what looks like an ulcer on the opening of my vagina what are causes. I do suffer from mouth ulcers. Many thanks?

Hi I have what looks like an ulcer on the opening of my vagina what are causes. I do suffer from mouth ulcers. Many thanks?

Many: There are many things that can cause this including viral infections (herpes), other infections, abrasions, certain syndromes, and drug reactions. A good exam and cultures may distinguish the cause. ...Read more

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Are peptic ulcers, the same as ulcerative colitis as far as treatments (cures). And can ulcerative colitis also be caused by h pylori?

Are peptic ulcers, the same as ulcerative colitis as far as treatments (cures). And can ulcerative colitis also be caused by h pylori?

No.: Peptic ulcers are related to acid disorder in your stomach, and are not the same as ulcerative colitis, which is inflammatory bowel disease. While peptic ulcers can be caused by h. Pylori, I have never heard uc is caused by or related to that infection. If you are having such symptoms, you need to discuss them with your own physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Is mouth ulcers caused by a std?

Yes: Yes. If you have had questionable sexual contact recently, get examined. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have seven mouth ulcers?

What could cause me to have seven mouth ulcers?

Viral outbreak: It could be a viral outbreak such as herpes. Possibly a reaction to a new food, usually citrus. Possibly a severe vitamin deficiency, usually the b complex..
If it doesn't dissipate within 2 weeks, see a dentist or physician for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers and how to you stop getting them?

What causes mouth ulcers and how to you stop getting them?

Mouth ulcers: Mouth ulcers can be caused and/or triggered by different things, including infections, autoimmune diseases, allergic reactions, nutritional deficiencies, and stress. The most common kinds are canker sores (aphthous stomatitis), the cause of which is not known, and cold sores caused by type 1 herpes simplex virus. You should be evaluated by your doctor and treated accordingly. ...Read more

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Can sediment in water cause mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: Mouth ulcers are cause by many, many things, so I suspect that they could be caused by some sediment in your water, although I'm not aware of any specific sediment that might contribute to mouth ulcers. Perhaps you should consider filtering your water if it has visible sediments in it, i.e., brita or some other commercially available water filter. ...Read more

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Could it be that listerine is the cause of mouth ulcers?

Could it be that listerine is the cause of mouth ulcers?

Possible: First, there are many kinds of "mouth ulcers" and each one has different causes. It's best to consult with a dentist if you have one that does not go away or get them frequently. Listerine can be irritating to the soft tissues of the mouth and may be a contributing factor. Short of that, you can run your own test by stopping it, then resuming it. See if the ulcers coincide with its use. ...Read more

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What are the causes of recurrent mouth ulcers in toddlers?

What are the causes of recurrent mouth ulcers in toddlers?

PFAPA: Periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and adenitis is a symptom complex of unknown cause that can cause recurrent fevers and sores in the mouth. The fevers are periodical usually every three to four weeks in younger children. Over time it usually abates. Treatment with steroids or Colchicine may be helpful. ...Read more

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How do ulcers/gastritis (not from h. Pylori) cause indigestion?

How do ulcers/gastritis (not from h. Pylori) cause indigestion?

Inflammation: When an ulcer is present in the stomach or small intestine, there is also inflammation resulting in pain and not so great functioning of your digestive tract. The treatment is usually the same, antacids and appropriate diet, unless h pylori is present (need antibiotics). ...Read more

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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what's best to rid them?

What are the causes of mouth ulcers and what's best to rid 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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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and how can you prevent them?

Many causes: Ulcers can be the result of injury to the mouth as in biting the lip or bumping the gums with the toothbrush. They can also be due to medications and allergic type reaction to foods. More serious ulcers are due to various illness and even cancer. The treatment will depend on the cause of your ulcer. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of recurring mouth ulcers? I rarely consume acidic foods.

What could be the cause of recurring mouth ulcers? I rarely consume acidic foods.

Aphthous ulcers?: Aphthous ulcers (whitish, shallow ulders with red rims) are quite common during early/late adulthood. They can be quite painful. The exact cause is not known, but it is believed that an autoimmune process and/or viral infections are causing such. Treatment is usually controlling the symptoms, as they will resolve.
Also, possible herpes stomatitis, thus consult doc if u r concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

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I always get canker sores\mouth ulcers. What is the cause of this?

I always get canker sores\mouth ulcers. What is the cause of this?

A virus: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. You might have a vitamin deficiency. Check with your primary care. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers? Why are they so painful and how do you get rid of them?

Many factors: The most common mouth ulcer is the aphthous ulcer (cancer sore), a breakdown in the integrity of the epithelial lining inthe mouth. While sodium lauryl sulphate, a foaming agent used in toothpastes is known, anti tartar/whitening pastes can also. Infectious agents can contribute, chronic irritations, saliva ph. Your immune system also has to be vulnerable, which can be cyclical for some people. ...Read more

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My 12 yr old son has 5 mouth ulcers right now. What causes that and how can I treat them?

My 12 yr old son has 5 mouth ulcers right now. What causes that and how can I treat them?

Apthos Ulcers: Aphthous ulcers can result from many things, including certain foods, immune disorders, tissue trauma, emotional stress or nutritional deficiencies. While there isn't a cure, they can be treated with a soft tissue laser to help the sore heal faster and alleviate the painful symptoms. Topical gels like orajel can also help to reduce the pain. ...Read more

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What happens if mouth ulcers are caused by a virus. How come I have not developed an immunity?

What happens if mouth ulcers are caused by a virus. How come I have not developed an immunity?

Viral Ulcers: There are many different causes of mouth "ulcers" some of which can be a virus. Sometimes the virus will live along the nerve in the skin or soft tissue and will continue to come back unless you take the appropriate medicine. You need to see an Oral Surgeon to determine what is causing your ulcers. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them with OTC or prescription drugs?

What causes mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them with OTC or prescription drugs?

Mouth Ulcers: Mouth ulcers can be caused by minor trauma to the oral cavity. Other causes include: stress & anxiety, hormonal changes, family history, foods like chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries, cheese, tomatoes, wheat flour, stopping smoking, medical conditions like crohn's, coeliac disease, iron deficiency, reactive arthritis, B12 deficiency. ...Read more

Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more