Determining Causes & Treatment for Canker Sores - SLUCare Otolaryngology
Published at : 24 Jan 2021
Dr. Richard J. Vargo Discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment for aphthous stomatitis also known as canker sores or mouth ulcers. About 20% of Americans experience canker sores which have various causes including stress, nutritional deficiencies or genetics and can results in severe mouth pain. Some canker sores are also triggered by certain foods such as cheese, chocolate or fruits. Canker sores occur on the mucous membrane lining the mouth such as the cheek, tongue or roof of the mouth. The Treatment for canker sores varies based on the cause. More information online at www.slucare.edu
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