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Chronic canker sores, tongue looks like world map. One spot clears then appears on other side. Excellent hygiene. What is causing this?

Chronic canker sores, tongue looks like world map. One spot clears then appears on other side. Excellent hygiene. What is causing this?

Are you sure?: Are your canker sores painful? Canker sores are very painful. If not, you may have a condition called geographic tongue. This is a benign and many people are unaware they have it. Google it for more information. ...Read more

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Canker Sores (Definition)

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My 15 yr old son has been suffering for yrs. 1st he is T1D. Endo says its not related, allergist says No allergies, Gastro says No problems. He gets small clear blisters and itch in mouth, chronic canker sores, and severe Chronic upper left abdominal pain

My 15 yr old son has been suffering for yrs. 1st he is T1D. Endo says its not related, allergist says No allergies, Gastro says No problems. He gets small clear blisters and itch in mouth, chronic canker sores, and severe Chronic upper left abdominal pain

Look further: There are 2 conclusions can be drawn from this:there is nothing wrong with him or whatever tests have been run have failed to show what the hell is wrong with him. I favor the later. Do not give up. You need a holistic physician who can look at it from a different perspective. Go to www.aaemonline.org and find a physician near you. Hope it helps you ...Read more

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My canker sores wont go?

My canker sores wont go?

Dental visit: True canker sores are helped by sme medications, but you need a dental visit to make sure that is what you have and to get a prescription ...Read more

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What causes canker sores?

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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Are canker sores permanent?

Are canker sores permanent?

No, canker sores: Are not permanent. If you have a seemingly permanent lesion than it needs to be checked by your dentist. It may not be a canker sore. ...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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How do you treat canker sores?

How do you treat canker sores?

L-lysine: Try a lysine gel cap pierce it and put the gel on your sore. Anti-viral creams like Denavir (penciclovir) can also be very useful. ...Read more

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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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Why canker sores grow in size?

Why canker sores grow in size?

Get it checked: Canker sore typically heal in about 10-14 days and once they form they do not keep growing. If the sore in your mouth is growing, please se a dentist and have it checked. It may be ore than just a canker sore. ...Read more

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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