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What a canker sore?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Be sure of diagnosis

Get examined please.
Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted).

In brief: Be sure of diagnosis

Get examined please.
Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted).
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Mouth ulcer

Canker sores, aka apthous ulcers, are painful mouth ulcers that may have a viral origin.
They last 7-10 days and appear on mucosal tissues in the mouth. Most treatments involve a numbing gel and a coating gel. In my dental office we now use lasers to treat canler sores. We have found that they do not appear inthe same stop that was laser treated.

In brief: Mouth ulcer

Canker sores, aka apthous ulcers, are painful mouth ulcers that may have a viral origin.
They last 7-10 days and appear on mucosal tissues in the mouth. Most treatments involve a numbing gel and a coating gel. In my dental office we now use lasers to treat canler sores. We have found that they do not appear inthe same stop that was laser treated.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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