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Lots of canker sores on inside of upper lip

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sami Latif
Dentistry 37 years experience
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
Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry 26 years experience
Stomatitis : He may have stomatitis where the tissues of the mouth swell and multiple canker sores can appear. He might also have bite trauma. We tend to 'play' w... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
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
Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
Could be: Herpetic clusters. Difficult to diagnose without a clinical exam. Canker sores can be present on the inner aspect of the lips. Hope this helps.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
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
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Excellent Question: But one that is difficult to answer. As the below article states, the precise cause of canker sores remains unclear, though researchers suspect that a... Read More
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Canker sores: Try swish and spit with prescription Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) or 1/2 strength H2O2 mixed with H2O. Oragel can alleviate pain temporarily. Som... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 41 years experience
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
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Canker sores: These mouth sores can be associated with herpes virus, and multiple nutritional deficits. Start with twice daily salt water rinse, add a chewable mult... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Check for reflux: If your dental health is otherwise good, I would consider acid reflux as a potential cause. However one need to rule a candida infection as well and ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Don't pop them!: Cold sores (fever blisters), are groups of small blisters on the lip ; around the mouth. The skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, ; sore. T... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
More discomfort: Dry mouth symptoms will probably make your canker sores a bit more uncomfortable. This is a very common side effect of many medications. Biotene produ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Angio edema : That is the swelling you are experiencing. It could be an allergic reaction. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help. If you have any breathing problem... Read More

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