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What is the clinical difference between cold sores (HSV-1) and herpetiform canker sores?

Based on the history, oral herpes would present with a history of oral-to-oral contact or oral-to-genital contact with someone with an active herpes infection. Canker sores generally have idiopathic ...
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Can a mucocele on the lip pop up and become a canker sore?

Mucoceles can rupture. Usually that will resolve them though. If it persists, it needs a doctor most likely. You can find more details on that here and explanation of what a doctor would do for one ...
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How do we know that our esophageal sphincters are malfunctioning in acid reflux without endoscopy?

Firstly, I would be reluctant to ascribe those symptoms (recurrent oral canker sores) to acid reflux. In very severe reflux acid can make its way up the oesophagus and can cause chemical burns to the ...
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