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How Do I Avoid Aphthous Ulcer

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Oral Aphthous Ulcers Management

This isn't really a question so much as a comment. After many years of suffering with oral apthous ulcers (canker sores), I found a way to manage them that really worked for me. First, I changed to Biotene toothpaste, that lacks sodium lauryl...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Thanks for the great comment. You make a number of key points for the approach to oral aphthous ulcers. It is important to keep the mouth moist and clean, and avoid any substances that exacerbate the problem for you. Thereafter, it is a matter of... Read more »

Aphthous ulcerations

You talk about Aphthous ulcerations, what is this and what causes it? What does it look like and... Read more »

aphthous ulcer

Doc,I recently had an apthous ulcer in my mouth for the first time no other sumptoms. Could this be... Read more »
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Aphthous Ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Guys, I've heard "aphthous ulcers" and other mouth ulcers are common in HIV. Are they painful? Is it possible to have some without noticing them? Are they easy to feel in the mouth? What do they feel like?

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Obsession Continues - Mouth/Gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
1) If I had an aphthous ulcer in the mouth, would I be able to tell? Is it painful?

2) At the back of my gums (on the side where the tongue is) I have red lines of capillaries, rather thick, going from teeth to tongue. What are they? Can someone... Read more »

ulcer on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is this a bad sign??

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tongue ulcer

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
damnit! now i have an ulcer on my tongue!?! never had that one before...
wtf is going on...

-uhoh

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