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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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What is the definition or description of: oral ulceration?

Eroded area in mouth: 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; or other systemic processes. ...Read more

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If painful oral ulceration does not heal after 2-3 weeks it's mean cancer?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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If painful oral ulceration does not heal after 2-3 weeks it's mean cancer?

See your dentist: The ulceration can be caused by systemic abnormalities and also be confused with other pathologic conditions that present as ulcers, it is important to see your dentist if lesions do not resolve within two weeks. Oral cancers are more common in people over 40, particularly men. ...Read more

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My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get oral ulceration? Is he right?

My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get oral ulceration? Is he right?

Oral ulceration: The most common form of occasional ulceration in the mouth is a canker sore (aphthous ulcer). There is no really good treatment for these (although lots of things have been tried); most people just wait them out for 4-7 days. Unless you have unusually severe symptoms you do not need to be treated. If, however, an ulcer were persistent and chronic rather than occasional, then it should be checked. ...Read more

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Doctors, at least once in a mouth I am suffering from mouth ulcers. How can I avoid mouth ulcer a?

Doctors, at least once in a mouth I am suffering from mouth ulcers. How can I avoid mouth ulcer a?

Can't avoid well: Recurrent mouth ulcers are most likely recurrent aphthous ulcers. If so, this is caused by your body's immune system and any kind of stress will cause them to manifest. My advice is to get a topical steroid with or without topical anesthetic to minimize the impact and duration of the ulcers. Get an official diagnosis by seeing a dentist first to confirm. ...Read more

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30yo bruises with the slightess touch, 2 mouth ulcers and very white skin, dizzy and wont go to a doctors?

30yo bruises with the slightess touch, 2 mouth ulcers and very white skin, dizzy and wont go to a doctors?

White coat phobia: It is imperative that this person be seen by a doctor asap. If the person bruises easily, is pale, and has lesions in the mouth , the person needs a complete CBC if nothing else. ...Read more

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Do you think I should take my 2 year old to the doctor for reoccurring mouth ulcers?

Do you think I should take my 2 year old to the doctor for reoccurring mouth ulcers?

First visit: It is recommenced to your your child's first dental visit by the time they turn . A pediatric dentist will be able to help. ...Read more

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Dear doctor recently i keep having recurring mouth ulcers anf last for a week and will attack agsin. What are the cures and why is this happening?

See a DDS\OS.: Without actually being able to know your medical and dental history, along with be able to clinically see those ulcers in person, we can't know exactly what they are and what are the causes. You need to see a general dentist or oral surgeon who can go over all this information with you, see the ulcers and answer your questions accurately. ...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


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more