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Mouth ulcers

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Oral care for chemotherapy and radiotherapy patients

Chemotherapy treatment can affect your mouth in different ways. You may experience mouth ulcers, mouth infections, loss of taste or a dry mouth.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease | Raising Children Network

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common childhood illness. It comes up as mouth ulcers and blisters on your childs hands and feet. Its usually harmless.

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Herpes simplex mouth infection in children | Raising Children Network

A child with a herpes simplex mouth infection might have a sore mouth, mouth ulcers and trouble eating and drinking. Its a good idea to see a GP.

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Aphthous ulcers - ACD

Aphthous ulcers are a common problem with a higher prevalence in high socio-economic areas. They occur most commonly in people aged in the twenties and are more common in men.

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Peptic ulcers: diagnosis and tests - myDr.com.au

There are several tests used in the diagnosis of peptic ulcer, some of which can diagnose whether it is a stomach or a duodenal ulcer.

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Peptic ulcers: what causes them? - myDr.com.au

Most ulcers occur as a result of infection by a bacterium known as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori).

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Cancer of the Mouth - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Mouth cancers are the common cancers that usually develop from cells that line the mouth or cover the tongue. Learn more about causes and treatments.

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Peptic ulcer - Lab Tests Online AU

Peptic ulcers are holes in the lining of the stomach and duodenum (upper part of the small intestine), usually caused by a bacterial infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). The stomach produces hydrochloric acid and enzymes, including pepsin, that break down and digest food. A mucus layer coats the stomach and protects it from the acid. Prostaglandins also aid in protecting the lining.

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Meprazol Tablets - myDr.com.au

Meprazol Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Omeprazole Sandoz Capsules - myDr.com.au

Omeprazole Sandoz Capsules - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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