A 46-year-old member asked:
Can vitamin c cause an allergic reaction of mouth? such as, inflammation of the mouth and/or gums.
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics 22 years experience
Possibly: But it is also can cause sores and inflammed gums if you are taking megadoses (more that is recommended on the bottle).
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
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Last updated Jan 10, 2015
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