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lots of canker sores on inside of upper lip

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sami Latif
36 years experience in Dentistry
Swllen lip: Not sure what causes the swelling to be severe as i gather from your question, and the split, i would highly recommend seek the help of a dentist asap ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Canker sore: Canker sores develop on the inside of your mouth, including the inside (mucous membranes) of your lip. They do not occur on the outside skin of your l ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Canker sores: are not pleasant and can be very painful. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is id ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience in Dentistry
Prevention: Canker sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel su ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
A tiny bumps: A tiny bumps in mouth including the lips, may be caused by a few possible conditions like foods irritation or allergy.. In most cases they are harmles ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Fever blisters: Fever blisters or cold sores caused by a virus, herpes simplex virus type 1 (hsv-1). Docosanol sold over-the-counter as abreva is reasonably effectiv ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Viruses: Viruses are very common and self limiting.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience in Pathology
Sores: If you have sores on the inside of your mouth, it is best you go see your doctor to determine whether they are best treated by medicine or appear to w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Canker sores: The exact cause of canker sores is unknown., but they are related to stress and sometimes vitamin deficiencies, hormonal related, or autoimmune proble ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience in Dentistry
Trauma: All mouth sores should be gone in 2 weeks. If it is still there be concerned. Always best to check with you dentist first.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain: The biggest difference would be pain. Herpes in the oral cavity hurts, usually quite severely. Fordyce granules are always there and do not cause a pr ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
When acquiring HSV: For the first time, you can get a prominent infection inside and outside the oral cavity called gingivostomatitis. Otherwise, the ulcers linked to hs ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Canker Sore: The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear.Possible triggers for canker sores include: a minor injury to your mouth from dental work, overzealo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: The most common cause are tiny sebaceous glands (fordyce nodules) that appear as smooth bumps beneath the mucosa on the inner aspect of the upper or l ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience in Dentistry
An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD.: See MD. May be a STD if you are sexually active.
A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Color: White or yellowish. If yellowish may be benign Fordyce Granules. If what may be infection. As tis is not a forum for diagnosis, please see you Dent ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Lots: Scratch, burn, viral or bacterial infection, neoplasm, and lots of other reasons. Please see your dentist for evaluation.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evaluation: Hard to say without visualization. See an oral surgeon or ENT doc for evaluation.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
HIV: The symptoms of acute HIV infection may include these, but they are so non-specific that to attribute them to HIV without definitive testing would not ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water an ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Urticaria: If not very itchy and no giant hives it may not be a serious reaction to the antibiotics but note them all down and be cautious if your need to take t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Herpes virus: Can cause fever blisters. Cold sore at the corner of mouth could be due to dry air, .

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