What causes mouth ulcers? 25 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease. It is spread by the bite of an insect called a sandfly. Leishmaniasis is sometimes called kala-azar. There are two main forms of the disease. Each is associated with differen...

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Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is caused by infection with the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It infects warm, moist areas of the body, including: the urethra (the tube that drains urine fro...

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Temporal Arteritis

Temporal arteritis is a condition in which the temporal arteries, which supply blood to the head and brain, become inflamed or damaged. It is also known as cranial arteritis or giant cell arteritis. Although thi...

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Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder. It is caused by an immune reaction to gluten. Celiac disease is also known as: sprue nontropical sprue gluten intolerance gluten-sensitive enteropathy Gluten is a protein found i...

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Secondary Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are four stages of the disease: primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary. Primary syphilis is the first stage of the disease. It causes one or more small...

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