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Mouth Ulcers

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Definition

Mouth ulcers are sores or open lesions in the mouth. (See also mouth sores or canker sores)

Symptoms

  • Open sores in the mouth
  • Pain or discomfort in the mouth

The appearance and exact location of lesions varies with the specific disorder.

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