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Describe the features of a canker sore.?

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Dr. Andrew Gentry
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
11 doctors agree

In brief: Mouth ulcer

Ulcer or opening in the normal mucosal barrier of the mouth usually about half the size of a dime.
..Much like a brush burn which is a break in the skin barrier it can be painful .... Multiple possibilties as to the etiology...If it is chronic non urgent medical evaluation is needed.

In brief: Mouth ulcer

Ulcer or opening in the normal mucosal barrier of the mouth usually about half the size of a dime.
..Much like a brush burn which is a break in the skin barrier it can be painful .... Multiple possibilties as to the etiology...If it is chronic non urgent medical evaluation is needed.
Dr. Andrew Gentry
Dr. Andrew Gentry
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Canker sore

Typically canker sores are small rounded painful white ulcers With a red border inside your mouth lasting about two weeks.
They are different than cold sores which are viral and frequently on your lips or hard palate.

In brief: Canker sore

Typically canker sores are small rounded painful white ulcers With a red border inside your mouth lasting about two weeks.
They are different than cold sores which are viral and frequently on your lips or hard palate.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Canker sore

For information see: http://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/definition/con-20021262

In brief: Canker sore

For information see: http://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/definition/con-20021262
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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