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What does a canker sore look like?

What does a canker sore look like?

Aphthous ulcers: They are usually round ulcers with a grayish-white colored surface surrounded by a red inflamed circle. ...Read more

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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 is a canker sore on tongue and what does it look like?

What is a canker sore on tongue and what does it look like?

Canker sores : Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) occur on mucous membranes not tongue or lips. They are thought to be caused by viruses and are exceedingly common. They usually resolve within 10 days. See http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/canker-sore/ds00354. ...Read more

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Do busted lips bruise? And what color should it be? ane during healing should it look like a canker sore?

Do busted lips bruise? And what color should it be? ane during healing should it look like a canker sore?

Regardless,: the color and the look the prognosis is excellent. he bruising, swelling, bleeding or cuts like canker sores on the lips are common. The rich blood supply in the lip promotes rapid healing, often with little scarring. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesnt look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?

I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesnt look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?

Mucocoele: This is not uncommon and sometimes occurs post trauma such as biting your inner lip or heat trauma. Usually lasts a short time unless one continues to bite the lip. Not serious ...Read more

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What's a peptic ulcer? Does it look like a canker sore if you could see it?

What's a peptic ulcer? Does it look like a canker sore if you could see it?

Acid/infxn/meds: These cause the vast majority of ulcers and their appearance varies. Check out some pics on google images. I guess a canker sore is a good way of imaging this. ...Read more

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Can a cold sore look like a canker sore after it's been popped?Can a pimple look this way if it was popped?Not sure if HSV or zit.No tingle, blister.

Can a cold sore look like a canker sore after it's been popped?Can a pimple look this way if it was popped?Not sure if HSV or zit.No tingle, blister.

Depends: The herpes appears in very specific locations and has specific appearance. Not likely mistaken for a zit. Inside the mouth it will be found on the tissues immediately next to the teeth and also on the palate. Outside the mouth, most commonly around the mouth, and under the nose. See your dentist or oral surgeon if needed. Will resolve in 10 - 14 days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Aphthous Stomatitis (Definition)

Are small, benign but painful ulcers of the mouth and throat. They generally resolve on their own in 10-14 days. There are various over the counter remedies that ...Read more