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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, ...

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.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.healthline.com/health/dental-and-oral-health/how-to-get-rid-of-canker-sores

Jul 24, 2017 ... Most canker sores heal on their own within a couple of weeks. But if you want to speed up the process, here's how.

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

Mar 19, 2015 ... The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear, though researchers suspect that a combination of factors contributes to outbreaks, even in ...

www.healthline.com/health/canker-sores

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.

familydoctor.org/condition/canker-sores

Canker sores are small, thin sores in the mouth. They usually last 7 to 10 days and go away on their own, but may require a doctor visit or treatment.

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 ...

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This is particularly important for canker sores (recurrent aphthous stomatitis / RAS / aphthae), since several other conditions can cause ulcers in the mouth that ...