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What is Mouth ulcers?

What is Mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers include lesions, sores, laceration, abrasions, or any open break in the mucosa of the ...more »

  • Mouth ulcers: Ulcers in the mouth membranes or oral areas.
  • Mouth ulcers: A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING, ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)
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Mouth ulcers: Introduction

Types of Mouth ulcers:

Types of Mouth ulcers:

Broader types of Mouth ulcers:

How serious is Mouth ulcers?

Complications of Mouth ulcers: see complications of Mouth ulcers

What causes Mouth ulcers?

Causes of Mouth ulcers: see causes of Mouth ulcers
Risk factors for Mouth ulcers: see risk factors for Mouth ulcers

What are the symptoms of Mouth ulcers?

Symptoms of Mouth ulcers: see symptoms of Mouth ulcers

Complications of Mouth ulcers: see complications of Mouth ulcers

Can anyone else get Mouth ulcers?

More information: see contagiousness of Mouth ulcers
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mouth ulcers.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mouth ulcers.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mouth ulcers: Family Practice Physician, Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mouth ulcers.
Treatments for Mouth ulcers: see treatments for Mouth ulcers
Research for Mouth ulcers: see research for Mouth ulcers

Name and Aliases of Mouth ulcers

Main name of condition: Mouth ulcers

Other names or spellings for Mouth ulcers:

mouth sores

Oral ulceration Source - Diseases Database

Mouth ulcers: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mouth ulcers:


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