Mouth Ulcer (Canker Sore)

About- Mouth Ulcer also called Canker sores, or aphthous ulcers, are small, shallow lesions that develop on the soft tissues in the mouth or at the base of the gums.
 
Symptoms-
Mouth Ulcer Fever
Mouth Ulcer Problems eating and drinking
Mouth Ulcer A red painful area in the mouth
Mouth Ulcer Small white or yellow oval-shaped ulcer in the mouth
Mouth Ulcer Swollen lymph nodes
Mouth Ulcer Tingling sensation in the mouth

Causes-
There is no definite cause for the disease. Some probable causes and trigger factors are
Mouth Ulcer Acidic foods like strawberries, citrus, and pineapples, etc
Mouth Ulcer Allergic reaction with mouth bacteria
Mouth Ulcer Angular Cheilitis
Mouth Ulcer Anxiety disorder
Mouth Ulcer Bacterial, viral, or fungal infections
Mouth Ulcer Behcet’s disease 
Mouth Ulcer Celiac disease 
Mouth Ulcer Change of hormonal level during menstruation, pregnancy, puberty
Mouth Ulcer Crohn’s disease
Mouth Ulcer Dental braces
Mouth Ulcer Diabetes mellitus
Mouth Ulcer Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Mouth Ulcer Genetic factors
Mouth Ulcer Helicobacter pylori
Mouth Ulcer HIV/AIDS
Mouth Ulcer Immune system problem
Mouth Ulcer Inflammatory bowel disease
Mouth Ulcer Medications including beta-blockers and pain killers
Mouth Ulcer Mouth injury from dental work, hard brushing, sports injury, or accidental bite
Mouth Ulcer Pemphigus Vulgaris
Mouth Ulcer Poorly Fitting Braces or Dentures
Mouth Ulcer Stress
Mouth Ulcer Toothpaste and mouth rinses that contain sodium lauryl sulfate
Mouth Ulcer Ulcerative colitis
Mouth Ulcer Vitamin or mineral deficiency including B-12, zinc, folate, and iron
 
Specialists to Visit -
Mouth Ulcer Dentist
Mouth Ulcer General Physician

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://dermnetnz.org
https://www.dentalhealth.org
https://www.nhsinform.scot
https://www.medicinenet.com

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