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What is a Canker Sore?

What is a Canker Sore?

A canker sore is a type of oral ulcer. Officially called an aphthous ulcer, it is a painful, exposed ulceration inside of the mouth. They can be triggered by fatigue, stress, physical trauma in the mouth area, such as dental work, braces, and chemo and radiation treatments. They can also be caused by food allergies from acidic food, however, Canker Sores Begone Stick™ is not effective for these mouth sores. For most, canker sores don’t have early warning signs. There’s a burning sensation from an exposed ulcer that’s extremely painful and more so when trying to eat or drink. Talking...

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What is a Cold Sore?

What is a Cold Sore?

Also referred to as a fever blister, a cold sore is a group of blisters that form around the outside of the mouth and lips. They can be triggered by fatigue, stress, illness, pregnancy, exposure to sun or wind, dental work, or local skin irritation (such as a permanent cosmetic tattoo used to enhance the size or color of the lips). Cold sores are fluid-filled lesions caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 infection. For most, a cold sore starts with an early warning symptom - a tingling, itchy, or numb sensation at the location it will eventually erupt. Within...

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