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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 sores may be precipitated by trauma to the mouth. Such trauma might include biting the side of oneís cheek, or eating crunchy foods like chips or French bread that might cause a small cut in the

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what causes a Sore Tongue with Bumps?

A: Even though the tongue heals faster than other parts of the body, a sore tongue with bumps can be a cause for irritation. It can occur from simply biting on the tongue while talking or eating too fast, or burning it with a hot liquid or food. The sufferer can even make it worse by constantly rubbing the affected part of the tongue over his or her teeth or against the inside of the mouth. Some ailments are more serious in nature and will need to be treated by a medical professional. Leukoplakia, excessive yeast growth, and oral lichen planus are some medical reasons for a sore tongue with bumps on it.. Leukoplakia is commonly connected to a sore tongue with bumps. This medical condition is noted to cause cells in and around the tongue to grow in excess, forming...


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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. Foods that are often to blame for the development of this condition include strawberries, tomatoes, or other highly acidic fruits and vegetables. In addition, some types of...


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what causes mouth ulcers?

A: Eating rich foods (spicy,oily etc) dude, gay sex does. dirty sexual organs, spit reguarly during all operations down under then whipe your tongue on the curtains! Most of the times it is due to stomach problems Excess acid in the mouth and stomach. Can be caused by stress, too much acidic food, too much sugar and a lack of vitamin C. Boil them off with really hot water on a cotton bud. It is due to some kind of bacterial thing. I use some perscriptino stuff on them when they come up and it helps even though the taste is nasty. Vitmain b-Complex cures.Small onions /onions cooked and made as a regular food 150 gms per day is best. Herpes is the most common cause. A serious vitamin C deficiency will cause scurvy (sore and bleeding gums). Tobacco can also do it. stress...


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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 primary cause. The primary cause is unknown but likely...
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what causes mouth ulcers if you know please answer?

A: Many causes.Caustic substances are the ones,the teeth of no good condition the other,hot food or high temperature of drinks and so on. thrash mouth Most common cause of mouth ulcers are viruses...usually herpes (it''ll look like clear vesicles that burn)...sort of like cold sores...sharing drinks or kissing people with those ulcers can cause an infection since a lot of the mouth region are delicate tissues that can easily be tramatized. If you have poor dental hygiene it shouldn''t cause any ulcers, more cavities and bad breath. If you are around kids, there are a lot of children''s viruses that may also cause that... Overall, I''d see your physician and find out, there are creams that can...


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what causes a sore on the upper wall of the vagina?

A: It† could be whats called a Bartholin Cyst, which is an inflammation of one of the two lubrication producing glands at the mouth of the vagina. Generally, one will get plugged and become irritated, red, and swollen.† Usually it will go away on its own (helped by warm compresses), but sometimes they become infected and abcessed, in which case you may need antibiotics or to have it drained.† You should read more about them online and see a physician to make sure its not more serious or in need of draining or removal, or caused by an std.† hope that helps!...


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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 sluggish and uncomfortable. The good news is that canker sores are not...


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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 sluggish and uncomfortable. The good news is that canker sores are not...


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what cause kanker sores in your mouth?

A: Canker sores are shallow, painful sores in the mouth. They are usually red or may sometimes have a white coating over them. You might get them on the inside of your lips, the insides of your cheeks, the base of your gums or under your tongue. Canker sores are different from fever blisters, which usually are on the outside of your lips or the corners of your mouth. Anyone can get canker sores, but women and people in their teens and 20s get them more often. Canker sores may run in families, but they aren`t contagious. Doctors don`t know what causes canker sores, but they may be triggered by stress, poor nutrition, food allergies and menstrual periods. ...


 
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