Mouth ulcers, otherwise called canker sores or aphthous ulcers, are small red, painful open sores that develop in the mouth. They can appear on the mucous membrane of the gums, floor of the mouth, lips, and corner of the mouth. Oral injury, stress, food allergy, vitamin deficiency, braces, and hormonal changes can result in such mouth ulcers.
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Do I have an ulcer in the back of my mouth near the wisdom tooth due to gingivitis or pericoronitis?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male, and I have a habit of smoking. I have an ulcer at the back of my mouth that has given me a lot of pain and discomfort. It began around five days ago. I am unsure if it is still an ulcer. It is at the back of my mouth near the wisdom tooth. I am worried that I h... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the pain you are going through right now, and I will do my best to help you. Yes, your assumptions are correct. However, this is a case of acute pericoronitis with cheek bite marks on the buccal mucosa opposite to the related tooth as seen in the attach... Read Full »