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What leads to mouth ulcers?

What leads to mouth ulcers?

Tobacco & alcohol: Tobacco and alcohol cause mouth cancers that cause serious ulcers. Nutritional deficiencies, viral infections, trauma, poor oral hygiene and autoimmune disease are some of the other causes. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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

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


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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more