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Can canker sores on your tonsils?

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Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Yes

You can get a canker sore on any tissue that that is not attached to bone, so yes you can get it on your tonsils.

In brief: Yes

You can get a canker sore on any tissue that that is not attached to bone, so yes you can get it on your tonsils.
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dr. Joel Doyon
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In brief: Yes

Canker sores are causing by a virus that can attack the tissue covering tonsils.
Other causes are possible. Make an appointment with your primary care physician to rule out other causes.

In brief: Yes

Canker sores are causing by a virus that can attack the tissue covering tonsils.
Other causes are possible. Make an appointment with your primary care physician to rule out other causes.
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
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