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Can an infected lip piercing cause ulcers ?

Can an infected lip piercing cause ulcers ?

Where?: Ulceration around an infection can occur. A superficial infection is not likely to be the cause of a stomach or duodenal ulcer directly. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


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Can Accutane (isotretinoin) cause mouth/lip ulcers?

Can Accutane (isotretinoin) cause mouth/lip ulcers?

Yes: It can potentially cause listers on lips, nose, eyes, & genitals. ...Read more

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I believe what I have under my top lip are 3 Canker sores or mouth ulcers how do I know for sure ? What causes them ? How do I make them go away ?

I believe what I have under my top lip are 3 Canker sores or mouth ulcers how do I know for sure ? What causes them ? How do I make them go away ?

Exam: You really can't know for sure but a doctor or dentist can usually tell by looking at it. This should resolve in a few days but may last a little longer. It's probably best just to wait for it to resolve on it's own. I know it's miserable but there isn't any treatment to make it resolve sooner. ...Read more

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When are mouth ulcers considered as herpes? I have a huge ulcer on my bottom lip. Can it be caused by stress?

When are mouth ulcers considered as herpes? I have a huge ulcer on my bottom lip. Can it be caused by stress?

Yes/No: Oral herpes is caused by hsv (virus). Once you are infected, the virus stays in your nervous system and affect your body at times of stress. Without the hsv, stress only will not cause cold sores. Ulcers by herpes (hsv) are called cold sores, and share recognizable characteristics in their size, locations, etc. Culture or blood test can be done to confirm this viral infection. ...Read more

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Can strep cause sores all the way to your outer lips? Sores on gums ands lips

Can strep cause sores all the way to your outer lips? Sores on gums ands lips

Canker : Canker sores can be light colored in the middle encircled by a red ring. They usually hurt. If you have been sick, it is not uncommon to get canker sores because your immune system is a little weaker than normal. A cold sore is also called a fever blister. This is from a form of herpes simplex virus. These sores may pop up if you are physically or emotionally stressed (i.e., you have a fever). They are usually tender. If you have had streph throat recently, the stress to your body could cause cold sores or canker sores to form. These sores can be on your lips, gums, inner cheeks, tongue or on the roof of the mouth. Hope your sores resolve quickly. ...Read more

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White painful sore on the inside of my upper lip. It's near the gum but on the lip and painful. Is this a canker sore? Ulcer? What caused it? Cures?

White painful sore on the inside of my upper lip. It's near the gum but on the lip and painful. Is this a canker sore? Ulcer? What caused it? Cures?

Mouth sore: It sounds like an aphthous ulcer. The exact cause is not certain but can be related to stress or sickness. The treatment is to address the symptoms. The duration usually limits to approximately two weeks. For cases of frequent occurances supplements have been suggested. Consult with you dentist to determine exact diagnosis and they can provide meds and even laser treatment to speed up healing. ...Read more

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What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

Itchy mouth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical exam and thorough medical history. It sounds like you have either a viral infection, or an allergic reaction to something ingested or touched to your face. Viral infection usually heals in 7-10 days. To be certain, see your medical doctor for an examination. If it is an allergy, it is very important to learn what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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I have lip ulcers but I want to excercise. Is it ok?

I have lip ulcers but I want to excercise. Is it ok?

Yes.: If it is result of an injury it should heal in reasonasble time.But , if you donot hace a history of injury then most common cause is common cold sore.If it lasting for too long you should ask for your doctor's advise. ...Read more