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The cause of canker sores is not well understood. More than one cause is likely, even for individual patients. Canker sores do not appear to be...
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To diagnose food allergy, a doctor first must determine if the patient is having an adverse reaction to specific foods. The doctor makes this...
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Researchers are trying to identify the malfunctions in patients' immune systems that make them susceptible to repeated bouts of canker sores. By...
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Canker sores are usually found on the movable parts of the mouth, such as the tongue or the inside lining of the lips and cheeks, and at the base of...
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Most allergies to foods begin in the first or second year of life. While some of these reactions may resolve over time (such as allergies to cow's...
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Exercise can induce an allergic reaction to food. The usual scenario is that of a person eating a specific food and then exercising. As he exercises...
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Cross-reactivity is the occurrence of allergic reactions to foods that are chemically or otherwise related to foods known to cause allergy in an...
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Yes, there are several mouthwash solutions you can use. One type of mouthwash used for canker sores is diphenhydramine suspension (Benadryl Allergy...
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Canker sores are small ulcer craters in the lining of the mouth that are frequently painful and sensitive. Canker sores are very common. About 20% of...
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Contact your healthcare professional. Most cases of canker sores do not reflect an underlying illness. However, if you are having canker sores...
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There are many conditions that can mimic food allergy. The possibilities include not only food allergy but also any other diseases that have symptoms...
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Studies have shown that individuals who are prone to migraines can have their headaches brought on by histamine, which is one of the compounds that...
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Allergy shots, a form of treatment known as immunotherapy, involve injecting small quantities of substances to which the patient is allergic. The...
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If you have canker sores: Avoid abrasive foods such as potato chips that can stick in the cheek or gum and aggravate the sores. Take care when...
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There are over 100 types of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) that infect humans. Of these, more than 40 types can infect the genital tract and anus...