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canker sore


Unlike cold sores, canker sores are not contagious.
  a small ulcer in the mouth (aphthous ulcer)
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Canker sores usually heal themselves in seven to ten days.
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  • Unlike cold sores, canker sores are not contagious.
  • Jess’s feelings about Leslie’s father poked up like a canker sore.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Bridge to Terabithia
  • But I threw up something so harshly acidic it left me with canker sores on the inside of my mouth.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
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Associated words [difficulty]:   canker sore [9] , cold sore [9] , plaque [2] , tartar [5] , herpes simplex [8] , cold sore [9]
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