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Trench mouth, also called necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, is a form of gum disease caused by poor dental hygiene that leads to mouth ulcers, infections and bleeding, according to Mayo Clinic. The condition was named f... More »

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Hand, foot and mouth disease is a communicable disease that commonly affects children, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The viruses that cause hand, foot and mouth disease are pa... More »

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Severe periodontal disease has symptoms such as tooth loss, abscesses and gum bleeding, notes Family Gentle Dental Care. Symptoms of oral cancer include a lump in the soft mouth tissue, trouble swallowing, ear pain, tong... More »

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Symptoms of periodontal gum disease include gums that feel tender to the touch, loose teeth, bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth, according to Mayo Clinic. Some people with periodontal gum disease may have purple or ... More »

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WebMD and Healthline explain that the exact causes of mouth ulcers are unclear as of 2014; however, several factors are known to relate to incidence of mouth ulcers, including stress, tissue damage, acidic foods, minor i... More »

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To prevent thrush mouth, or oral thrush, practice good dental hygiene by getting regular dental checkups, rinsing the mouth after taking medications and limiting consumption of sugary foods, according to Mayo Clinic. Peo... More »

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Signs of an enlarged spleen include pain in the left, upper abdomen that could spread to the left shoulder, fatigue, easy bleeding and frequent infections, according to Mayo Clinic. People with an enlarged spleen may als... More »

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