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What Are The Dangers Of Aphthous Ulcer

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Aphthous ulcerations

You talk about Aphthous ulcerations, what is this and what causes it? What does it look like and which treatment is recommended?Thank you for taking time!/Stefan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Stephan:As much as we know about conditions within the oral cavity, the cause of aphthous ulcerations remain a mystery. We do know a great deal concerning the clinical presentation which would be an ulcer on non-keratinized or non-fixed tissues... 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 »

Oral Aphthous Ulcers Management

This isn't really a question so much as a comment. After many years of suffering with oral... 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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