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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aphthous_stomatitis

Aphthous stomatitis is a common condition characterized by the repeated formation of benign and non-contagious mouth ulcers (aphthae) in otherwise healthy individuals. The informal term canker sores is also used, mainly in North America, ... The term is from Greek: αφθα aphtha meaning "mouth ulcer". File: Aphthous ...

www.medicinenet.com/canker_sores/article.htm

Canker sores are small painful sores on the inside of the mouth. Causes like spicy foods, vitamin deficiencies, stress, autoimmune disorders, and hormone ...

www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/canker-sores

Jun 10, 2016 ... Canker sores appear in the mouth and can be painful. Learn from the experts at WebMD about causes, symptoms, and treatment.

www.webmd.com/oral-health/tc/canker-sores-topic-overview

What is a canker sore? A canker sore is a shallow sore shaped like a crater (ulcer ) on your tongue or on the inside of your lip or cheek. Canker sores have a red ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/canker-sore/basics/causes/con-20021262

The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear, though researchers suspect that a combination of factors contributes to outbreaks, even in the same person.

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Oct 10, 2016 ... A canker sore, or aphthous ulcer, is a mouth ulcer or sore that's open and painful. It's the most common type of mouth ulcer.

www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/conditions/mouth-sores-and-infections/article/canker-sores-cold-sores-and-more

Canker Sores (Aphthous Stomatitis or Recurrent Mouth Ulcers) ... /oral-health/ conditions/mouth-sores-and-infections/article/canker-sores-cold-sores-and-more.

www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/conditions/mouth-sores-and-infections/article/what-are-canker-and-mouth-sores

Although there are numerous types of mouth sores and disorders, among the most common are canker sores, cold sores, leukoplakia and candidiasis (thrush).

www.emedicinehealth.com/canker_sores/article_em.htm

Jun 13, 2016 ... Learn about canker sore home remedies, causes, symptoms like painful ulcers on the tongue, gums, or inside of the mouth. Treatment and ...