|Really quick question
Jan 9, 2009
Hi Doctor Bob,
I know you always say symptoms of ARS are wide and varying and that they cannot be used for diagnosis, but I was wondering, how common are mouth ulcers as a symptom of ARS as your list makes no mention of them? I have read conflicting answers to this - some sites say they are common and some sites (I believe somewhere on the body) say there is no real link. What are your thoughts?
Thanks you Doctor.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Really quick question. Really quick answer! Mouth ulcers can be part of the ARS "rash." Of the 70% of ARS cases that have rash, some have mucocutaneous ulceration involving the mouth, esophagus and/or genitals. I don't have a statistical percentage for you, but certainly mouth ulcers can be part of ARS.
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