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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: Codeine is a pain medication and this is an unlikely side effect. The sores are probably independent of the medication.
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Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: It is unusual for Codeine to cause mouth sores. The sores are probably caused by something else. Patients often get ulcers called aphthous ulcers w ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No. If persistent, see dentist.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Possible: Herpes virus so called cold sores. Ask your doc or dentist to have a look.
Dr. Majid Jamali
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sores: Stress or immune deficiency, reactive viral pemphigus behcet's crohn's.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Herpes virus: Typically precced by some type of trauma, bite lip, taco chip scrape etc.
Dr. Robert Devin
47 years experience Dentistry
Virus usually ; alot: But for you .....How to deal with this. Increase your vitamin c, b complex vitamins twice a day. Go vegan for 10 days...No alcohol, or smoking for ten ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
44 years experience Dentistry
No: Have never seen that as a side effect in 35 yrs of practice.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: The cause of canker sores (aphthous ulcers) is not fully understood. I have found it usually occurs when a patient is under stress and there is some ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: The most common cause is herpes if you have or have haad fever blisters then that is what it is if that is not the cause the you should see a physic ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Anatomy:: Throat begins at tongue base, tonsils, soft palate; mouth: tongue, gums/alveolar ridge, cheeks, floor of mouth . Many mouth sores are traumatic. Some ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Viral illness.: Most cold sores are caused by the Herpes simplex virus. Especially the first time you get the infection there will be other symptoms besides the sore ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral infection?: Good morning, enlarged tonsils, pressure in ears due to blockage of eustachian tubes connecting middle ear to sinuses, pressure in head, and sores i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
31 years experience Pediatrics
Mouth sores: There are many reasons to have sores in your mouth. Several viruses can cause sores, such as hand foot and mouth, or herpes, but also other sores such ... Read More
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