A 43-year-old female asked:
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what does lupus look like in mouth?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Painless ulcers: Mouth ulcers are sometimes the first signs of lupus and occur in 10-45 % of lupus patients. The are usually painless sores. Some lupus patients have gingivitis if they have dry mouth.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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