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Can having a toothache be a symptom of mouth ulcers?

Can having a toothache be a symptom of mouth ulcers?

Possibly: Chronic tooth infection can result in a draining fistula from an infected nerve. Usually they look like a pimple on the gum area until they break and drain into the mouth. Recommend a dental evaluation asap. ...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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Are mouth ulcers a symptom of pregnency?

Are mouth ulcers a symptom of pregnency?

No : Although i'm not an ob/gyn doctor, to the best of my knowledge, mouth ulcers are not a symptom of pregnancy. Mouth ulcers if recurrent, severe or chronic may be a sign of an underlying autoimmune disorder. ...Read more

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Are mouth ulcers are a symptom of oral herpes?

Are mouth ulcers are a symptom of oral herpes?

Not always: Oral herpes is one of many causes of oral ulcers. For some ulcers, we cannot find a cause. It is impossible to diagnose the cause of the ulcers without a good clinical examination. ...Read more

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Can mouth ulcers be the result of the flu or a morning sickness symptom?

Can mouth ulcers be the result of the flu or a morning sickness symptom?

Possibly: If the morning sickness is causing an acid condition in the mouth, this may affect the oral soft tissues, causing canker sores, especially if nutrition is suffering also. Add hormonal changes and stress and that may be the result. Stress from illness such as flu could also provoke this condition. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mouth ulcers?

What are the symptoms of mouth ulcers?

They vary...: There are different types of mouth ulcers, so their symptoms may vary. The most common type of ulcer is the apthous ulcer, or "canker sore", which (as its name implies), is painful and manifests with soreness. However, more serious conditions, including cancer, can cause ulcerations that may have no symptoms. Therefore, any tissue abnormality in the mouth should be formally assessed by a doctor. ...Read more

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How person know that he have open sores n mouth ulcers in mouth any symptoms or pain ??

How person know that he have open sores n mouth ulcers in mouth any symptoms or pain ??

Mouth Ulcers: Mouth ulcers are painful, They are sometimes also known as canker sores. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. They are usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist for exam. ...Read more

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What symptoms do people with mouth ulcers usually have?

What symptoms do people with mouth ulcers usually have?

Several causes: People with mouth ulcers can be in pain especially when eating salty or spicy foods. These ulcers can be isolated occurrences that come and go. Sometimes they are due to braces or biting ones cheek. They could be due to a viral infection (coxsackie, herpes etc), from nutritional deficiencies, or be related to chronic illnesses such as crohn's disease. If you have them, see your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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How do the symptoms of mouth ulcers and oral cancer differ?

How do the symptoms of mouth ulcers and oral cancer differ?

Duration: Almost any kind of ulcer or trauma in the mouth will heal within a few weeks, but oral cancer will not just go away. If you have an area that won't heal, don't assume that it's cancer, it probably isn't, but do not ignore it either. Have your dentist evaluate the area to see if further investigation is needed. ...Read more

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Are mouth ulcers a sign of pregnancy? Or could it be from my birth control?

Are mouth ulcers a sign of pregnancy? Or could it be from my birth control?

Irrelevant: Canker sores (mouth ulcers) are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Symptoms include; mouth ulcers, painful and discoloured gums ( hurts/stings to eat/drink), temperature, possible tonsillitis, swollen glands, headache?

Symptoms include; mouth ulcers, painful and discoloured gums ( hurts/stings to eat/drink), temperature, possible tonsillitis, swollen glands, headache?

Virus? Herpes?: If new in past few days, probably a virus, expecially herpes if maybe exposed (kissing, performing oral sex). Other viruses also can do this, and some non-infectious diseases. Get care ASAP, including ER or urgent care if necessary (don't wait til Monday). If herpes, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. If this is longstanding, contact the doctor treating you. ...Read more

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Recurring mouth ulcers,toothache& abscesses following a mouth trauma-3 front teeth were broken. Root canal & antibiotics-still have abscess?

Recurring mouth ulcers,toothache& abscesses following a mouth trauma-3 front teeth were broken. Root canal & antibiotics-still have abscess?

Possibly : If you have had significant mouth issues like you describe makes you susceptible to infections. You may require long term antibiotics or different antibiotics. Hang in there ...Read more

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How to cure mouth ulcers?

How to cure mouth ulcers?

That depends : Are we talking one isolated ulcer or several at the same time? If one isolated ulcer, then let it heal on its own in 10-14 days. Stay away from acidic and spicy foods. If multiple small ulcers, this could be signs of a viral infection. If multiple large ulcers this could be signs of Chron's disease. If it is either of the last two, this needs checked out by your medical doctor. ...Read more

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How to remove mouth ulcers?

How to remove mouth ulcers?

Depends: Depends on type of ulcer. If an ulcer persists. see dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How come i get mouth ulcers?

How come i get mouth ulcers?

Good question: There are many different types of ulcers-
viral, aphthous, traumatic, fungal, autoimmune, precancerous etc. Each one has a different cause and a different way to handle, treat or prevent. See your general dentist, an oral surgeon, ENT or primary care physician when you have them and then you can get some better answers as to type, cause, and treatment. ...Read more

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What helps heal mouth ulcers?

What helps heal mouth ulcers?

Depends on cause: It depends on what caused them. If they are caused by rubbing from dentures, and infection, viral illness or even cancers. Some diseases have oral ulcerations as part of the disease complex. It really depends on what is causing them. Avoid irritative foods and mouth wash, use a neutral toothpaste avoid tomatoes and citric foods, pineapples and anything that may irritate your mouth. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers all the time?

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. 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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Mouth ulcers after oral sex ?

Mouth ulcers after oral sex
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Aphthous virus: Abrasion and different pressure in your mouth may activate the virus that causes aphthous ulcers. Also should check to make sure your boyfriend is not carrying herpes virus. Can try beefing up vits c and b12. ...Read more

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How do I prevent mouth ulcers?

How do I prevent mouth ulcers?

Talk to your dentist: There are many causes for mouth ulcers ranging from food sensitivity, vitamin device cy, stress, infections, hormonal, and the list goes on. It is important for you to talk to a dentist about your particular case. ...Read more

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Are mouth ulcers a type of herpes?

Are mouth ulcers a type of herpes?

Perhaps: Some mouth ulcers are the result of a herpes virus, while others are not. Mouth ulcers that recur in the same spot many times are often due to the herpes virus. ...Read more

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Could I use lidocaine for mouth ulcers?

Could I use lidocaine for mouth ulcers?

Yes: Yes, works quite well. Follow instructions to avoid overdose. Make sure your mouth ulcers are diagnosed by an md or dds to make sure you don't have oral cancer. ...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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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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Top medicine for preventing mouth ulcers ?

No panacea: Just like there is no "top medicine" for curing, say, abdominal pain, mouth ulcers can come from a variety of causes. You should make sure you know what you're treating, before you self-medicate, but if warm, salt-water rinses don't clear up ulcers after a few days, you need dental/medical attention. Mix 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp baking soda in 8 oz warm water, rinse for 1-2 min 2-3x/day. ...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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What is the effective cure for mouth ulcers?

Find the cause: The only truly effective cure is to find out what is causing them, which could be anything from a specific food or beverage to an internal problem involving the digestive tract or other organs. You may need a doctor's help in finding the cause. ...Read more

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Mouth ulcers how to prevent and treat them ?

Aphthous ulcer: Aphthous (canker) ulcers may be caused by eating citrus fruits (e.g., oranges and lemons), physical trauma, stress, lack of sleep, food allergies, immune system reactions, and vitamin deficiencies b12/folate, and iron. Treat with salt water rinse or over-the-counter mouthwashes, and non-prescription local anesthetics. Prescription oral-liquid steroids may help. These ulcers are very common. ...Read more

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How to attain ris of my mouth ulcers quickly?

How to attain ris of my mouth ulcers quickly?

Zilactin: Zilactin is my favorite. A topical ointment your can buy at your pharmacy. It sometimes stings a little at first but it cleans the wound and it very soon stops hurting and heals quickly. Some dentist have a stronger solution of a similar product on hand in their office. Works the same way. Little more sting, quicker results. ...Read more

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Could I have genial herpes from mouth ulcers?

Waht?: Can you get gential herpes through a mouth ulcer? Or is a mouth ulcer caused by gential herpes? If you already have gential herpes, on the gentials, the mouth ulcers are not casued by gential herpes. If you have not had gential herpes no ulcer is required to get them. Simply mucosal membrane to same contact - anywhere. Most people infected do not exhibit symptoms and are only contagious when have. ...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

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