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Posted by: Brigitte, Friday, February 20, 2009, 7:26pm
I keep getting recurring canker sores (once or twice every month and a half or so). I've looked it up online and it says it could be a vitamin deficiency, or allergies, and that it's common for women to get them during their period. Does anyone have any information on how I can prevent these from happening? If it's a vitamin deficiency, which vitamin? If it's an allergy, what allergen could cause this?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.  :-/
Posted by: C_Sharp, Friday, February 20, 2009, 7:34pm; Reply: 1
Following the A nonsecretor diet, has greatly reduced the number of canker sores that I get.
Posted by: Vicki, Friday, February 20, 2009, 8:11pm; Reply: 2
What toothpaste do you use?  

Also, do you eat chocolate?

Posted by: Ribbit, Friday, February 20, 2009, 8:19pm; Reply: 3
I would occasionally get them as a child.  My mom gave me L-Lysine and it helped.  Following the diet....I do not get them anymore.
Posted by: gulfcoastguy, Friday, February 20, 2009, 9:24pm; Reply: 4
Many people are intolerant of Sodium Laurel Sulfate which is an ingredient in allmost all toothpaste, Try using Biotene or Jason's toothpaste for a couple of months and see if it makes a difference. If it does SLS is also in allmost all shampoos, Avalon and Jason's doesn't have it.
Posted by: Lola, Saturday, February 21, 2009, 4:39am; Reply: 5
licrogel
http://www.halbertmd.com/supplements.html
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