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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

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Almost everyone is infected with this herpes virus. The first episode is usualy in early childhood. It is dramaticaly different from all the later events. The virus is always present. When your immune system is weakened (stress, disease, almost anything) the viri end up stronger than your immune system. They do their job, and ...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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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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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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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 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