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What Causes A Canker Sore
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
What causes canker sores & sore throat? I have canker sores on my gums, under tongue & sore throat after eating spicy pork rinds, cherries, garlic nuts.
Unknown: Canker sores or apthous ulcers are most often attributed to an autoimmune reaction of the mucosa. The causative agents can vary among persons and there is no known cure. The best thing you can do is take note of the foods/drinks that cause this for you and avoid them if you can. If you get them bad enough a topical steroid intra-oral med can be applied to them to minimize the outbreak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was wondering. If to much salt can give you a canker sore cause it seems like i get one everytime i eat to much salt?
My boyfriend told me that every time after he gives me oral sex he gets a canker sore, we have both been tested and are negative, what can be the cause?
Local trama: The activity of oral sex may provide enough trama to inner lip or cheeks that may trigger an outbreak of a canker sore or apthous ulcer. These are not infectious or caused by bacteria or virus, just body reaction to some trigger, like stress, trama, certain foods or food coloring or flavorings, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Manage Canker sores.: Canker sores are viral. Manage symptomatically. See a DDS/DMD who treats this for oral medicines and anti- viral salves. This will help. Go online to www.health911.com and link to cold sores for homeopathic remedies. Dehydration and prolonged sun exposure encourages these out breaks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do if I have a canker sore on the inside of my bottom lip, that makes it a what causes these annoying sores?
Canker sores: Canker sores can be caused by stress, an injury such as biting the lip, acidic foods. The exact cause is unknown. Canker sores heal on their own in 5-7 days. For protection from irritation during eating, apply orabase ointment (non prescription), which sticks to the sore to keep it covered. ...Read more
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