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canker soreOne or more painful, recurrent ulcers of the oral cavity or vermilion border, preceded by tenderness and pruritus, which begins as an erythematous indurated papule that rapidly erodes, leaving an ulcer covered with greyish exudate. Time from onset to healing: ± 10–14 days.
canker soreAphthous ulcer, cold sore, fever blister One or more painful, recurrent ulcers of the oral cavity or vermilion border, preceded by tenderness and pruritus, beginning as an erythematous indurated papule that rapidly erodes, leaving an ulcer covered with grayish exudate–time from onset to healing ± 10-14 days; most CSs are idiopathic and may be due to allergy, autoimmunity, drugs, endocrinopathy, infections–viral, nutritional–vitamin deficiency, stress or trauma, with 2º bacterial infections that respond to topical tetracycline; CSs may respond poorly to treatment, and require oral rinses with benadryl, xylocaine and corticosteroids
bed sorePressure ulcer
canker soreAphthous ulcer.
Delhi soreCutaneous leishmaniasis.
Oriental soreCutaneous leishmaniasis.
pressure sorePressure ulcer.illustration
soft venereal sore
tropical soreCutaneous leishmaniasis.
canker soreA small painful mouth ulcer. See also APHTHOUS ULCER.
Patient discussion about canker sore
Q. Is it possible to prevent appearance of oral aphthae? I get these a lot and lately I've heard it comes as a result of stress or weak immune system. Is that true? Is there a way to make it go away forever????? anyone who has ever had this annoying thing in his mouth knows what I'm talking about... I know all the possible curing ways- I'm looking for prevention now...thanx!
Q. aphthous stomatitis can someone please explain me what it is? and what is the best way to treat it?
The exact cause of this disease is not known. There are many factors that are thought to be involved with the development of canker sores, including:
Weakened immune system
Certain allergies may cause the lesions to appear, such as:
Viruses and bacteria
The following are the most common symptoms of aphthous stomatitis. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
Ulcers in the mouth, usually inside the lips, on the cheeks, or on the tongue
Ulcers that are covered with a yellow layer and have a red base
For the full article:
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/health/info/oral/diagnose/aphthous-stomatitis.htm Hope this helps.