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Why might someone keep getting mouth sores?

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Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
Frequent mouth sores: While the occasional minor mouth sore is a normal inconvenience, frequent mouth sores (especially several large ones at once) can be the sign of an auto-immune disease such as Chron's Disease. This is something that needs to be evaluated by a medical doctor.

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Do people ever get mouth sores from someone that is goin through chemo?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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No: Chemo can cause severe mouth lesions which can be very painful, it they are not contagious.

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