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replied August 13th, 2009
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Mouth ulcers are known as aphthae, and condition of having these in multiple number on mouth lining is known as aphthous stomatitis.
Usually, they appear as recurrent small, round, or ovoid ulcers with circumscribed margins,red halos, and yellow or gray floors.
Predisposing factors for developing this condition are deficiency of iron, folic acid (folate), or vitamin B, malabsorption in gastrointestinal disorders like Celiac disease, intestinal inflammatory disease (Crohn's disease), cessation of smoking, biting of the mucosa and wearing of dental appliances, hormonal imbalance, allergy to food, tooth paste ingredient (Sodium lauryl sulphate), immune deficiencies (HIV, impaired immune system due to different causes), use of certain medications, or associated with systemic conditions such as Behçet syndrome.
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