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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can you please tell me why lupus patients get mouth sores? i just had my first one .

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Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Autoimmune: It is an autoimmune disease and can affect the mucus membranes of the mouth. Treatment usually involves steroids and making sure there is not something that is being put in the mouth that causes a reaction.

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