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Canker Sores (cont.)

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For individuals with a first episode, confirmation of the diagnosis is important to make sure that there are not other diseases mimicking an aphthous ulcer. For a patient with recurrent aphthous ulcers it is best to work out a treatment plan with your health-care professional to minimize unneeded trips to the physician while also making sure that pain and suffering are minimized.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/8/2014

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