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what causes canker sores?

A: canker sores are painful sores in the mouth that may be caused by a variety of different agents. It is not always possible to identify the cause of canker sores, and most physicians will list a number or reasons why canker sores might form. There is no one clear cause, but rather a series of exposures, trauma or predisposing conditions that can result in canker sores. It is known that white blood cells attack the mouth in certain spots, and thus those with autoimmune disorders may be more prone to sores.. Some canker

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what causes canker sores?

A: canker sores do not have a single definitive cause. Usually though the causes can be broken down into a few key categories. It is important to practice good oral hygeine as bacterial infections can cause canker sores. Stress has also been linked to their development as well as hormonal disorders. Certain mediciations have also been linked including ibuproufen. There is no known definite cause for canker sores but there are many ways a person can get them. They can develop by accidently biting the inside of your cheek (which I used to do as a child! ), vitamin deficiencies or wearing orthodontic devices are a few of...


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what causes canker sores on the Tonsils?

A: Though most people think of canker sores as those sores that develop on the inside of the lip or cheek, they also can develop on the tonsils as well. When they develop on the inside of the cheeks, lips or gums, they`re usually the result of biting or injuring the area; when they develop on the tonsils however, they usually were caused by allergies to something ingested like food, medication, or even oral hygiene products. Beside being an allergic reacting tonsil canker sores may result from poor oral hygiene.. Food allergies are one of the most common causes of canker sores on the tonsils....


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what causes cankers sores?

A: canker sores (mouth ulcers or aphthous ulcers) are painful, small sores or lesions that appear on the inside of the mouth, especially the cheeks and lips. The cause of canker sores is not well understood, though researchers suspect that a combination of several factors contributes to outbreaks. These including acidic foods, food allergies, menstruation, heredity, impaired immunity, mouth injuries, and some chemicals, especially sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), which is found in most commercial toothpastes. SLS is also a common ingredient in some "natural" toothpastes, such as Tomís of Maine. However, all of these factors are secondary triggers and not the...
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what causes canker sores?

A: canker sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are small sores that occur inside the mouth. You can get them on the tongue and on the inside of the cheeks and lips ? the parts of the mouth that can move. They usually pop up alone, but sometimes they show up in small clusters. Your mouth might tingle or burn before the actual sore appears. Soon, a small red bump rises. Then after a day or so it bursts, leaving an open, shallow white or yellowish wound with a red border. The sores are often painful and can be up to an inch across, although most of them are much smaller. Occasionally, someone who gets canker sores may also develop a fever and...


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what causes canker sores?

A: canker sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are small sores that occur inside the mouth. You can get them on the tongue and on the inside of the cheeks and lips ? the parts of the mouth that can move. They usually pop up alone, but sometimes they show up in small clusters. Your mouth might tingle or burn before the actual sore appears. Soon, a small red bump rises. Then after a day or so it bursts, leaving an open, shallow white or yellowish wound with a red border. The sores are often painful and can be up to an inch across, although most of them are much smaller. Occasionally, someone who gets canker sores may also develop a fever and feel...


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what causes canker sores in the mouth?

A: The cause of canker sores is not properly understood, but are thought to be formed intially as an overreaction of the immune system: ''canker sores form when a person''s immune system becomes mobilized by the detection of what it interprets to be foreign molecules. This activation triggers an assault upon these molecules by lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell); somewhat similar as when a person''s immune system attacks a transplanted organ. The carnage created by this attack results in the formation of ulceration. It is these ulcerations that are termed canker sores.'' They are often...


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what causes canker sores?

A: No one knows for sure There are several possible causes. I believe it is caused by sensitivity to the acids in certain foods. Stress can cause them, also too much acidic food in your diet a form of the herpes virus - very treatable...


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what causes canker sores on your gums?

A: baterial infections usually are the main cause(so the first answer to this question is definitely wrong because herpes is a viral infection). but stress, heredity, food allergies, and a number of other things can cause them as well. i used to get them all the time when i was little. just brush your teeth twice a day to keep plaque builld up from getting into the store and instead of using listerine use warm salt water to wash your mouth out with. it will "dry" out the sore and help it heal quicker....
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what are canker sores from and what is the fastest way to get rid of them

A: Doctors don''t know what causes canker sores, but they may be triggered by stress, poor nutrition, food allergies and menstrual periods. Medicines, such as Anbesol, Orajel, Orabase and Zilactin-B, will keep your canker sores from becoming irritated....
 
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