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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. what might cause this?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nauroz Ali
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Candidiasis: depending on your medical history, it could be oral candidiasis, if you have an immune disorder it could be more.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pathogens: Fungal infections (Thrush, Lichen Planus) are the usual suspects. When you have an outbreak see your Dentist or Physician for examination and biopsy. Treatment or referral may be required.
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Endodontics 35 years experience
Candida or!??: It could be candidiasis , pemphigus vulgaris , pemphigoid or acute herpatic gingivostomatitis .. Do you have fever ,headache and malaise .. Please get a checkup and some urine and blood analysis if possible for candida antibodies .. It is hard to diagnose your case because of the similarities of symptoms with other cases .

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