Why do I get so many canker sores?
Why do I get so many canker sores? Canker sores are caused by a virus that gets into your system sometime in your life. Once it gets in your system it will be there for the rest of your life. What causes the virus to show itself in the form of a canker sore is trauma. It can be physical trauma like a toothbrush slipping and scraping your gum, or hidden trauma to your body like being run down from …lack of sleep. Once the canker sore pops up it has to run its course of about 2 – 2.5 weeks. If you get canker sores often and get them in bunches (more than 2 at a time) you should be checked for gastric reflux. Many who get multiple sores are getting them from the trauma of reflux of acid into the mouth at night while asleep. I do have a treatment that alleviates the pain during the 2.5 weeks it's in your mouth. A healthy mouth is a healthy body.