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Calayan Education Foundation IncCase StudyUlcerative StomatitisSubmitted to:Mrs. Wilma Oreto RivadeneraSubmitted by:Klent Nikko G. MelencionStomatitis, a general term for an inflamed and sore mouth, can disrupt a person's ability to eat, talk, andsleep. Stomatitis can occur anywhere in the mouth, including the inside of the cheeks, gums,tongue, lips, and palate.Types of stomatitis include:Canker sore:A canker sore, also known as an aphthous ulcer, is a single pale or yellow ulcer with a red outer ring or a cluster of such ulcers in the mouth, usually on the cheeks, tongue, or inside the lip.Cold sores:Also called fever blisters, cold sores are fluid-filled sores that occur on or around the lips. They rarely form on the gums or the roof of the mouth. Cold sores later crust over with a scab and are usually associated with tingling, tenderness, or burning before the actual sores appear.Mouth irritation.The irritation can be caused by:Biting your cheek, tongue, or lip.Wearing braces or another type of dental apparatus, or having a sharp,broken tooth.Chewing tobacco.Burning one's mouth from hot food or drinks.Havinggum disease(gingivitis) or other type of mouth infection.Having hypersensitivity to certain things, such as foods or medicines.Having certainautoimmune diseasesaffecting the mucosal lining of the mouth, such as lupus, Crohn's disease, orBehcet's disease.Taking certain drugs such as chemotherapy, antibiotics, medications

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