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There are 5 possible causes of mouth ulcers, ulcer on tongue

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

1

Tongue inflammation

Your tongue is a vital muscle that aids in the digestion of food and helps you to speak properly. While many of us do not usually think about the health of our tongues, a number of conditions can affect this muscle...

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2

Oral Thrush

Oral thrush occurs when a yeast infection develops inside your mouth. It's marked by white lesions on your tongue, inner cheeks, gums, palate, and/or tonsils.

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3

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious condition that usually affects young children. It presents as a rash on the hands and feet along with blisters in the mouth.

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4

Oral Cancers

Oral cancer is a cancer that affects the tissues of the mouth and throat, one symptom of which may be a lump in the neck.

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5

Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)

Reiter's syndrome produces inflammation, swelling, and pain in the joints due to infection elsewhere in the body. Symptoms include mouth ulcers, painful urination, and urethral discharge.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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