The mouth sores associated with behçet's disease: where are they typically located, in mouth or lips? And are they like canker sores or cold sores?

Mouth sores. Painful mouth sores, that look similar to canker sores, are the most common sign of Behcet's disease. The management is to control temporary flares in pain and inflammation. The good news is you may not need to take medication between flares. Good luck.
Autoimmune disease. They are more like canker sores. They occur on the soft movable parts. They can occur inside the lips, but rarely on the outside. Outside sore sores are usually cold sores caused by a virus.

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What are the symptoms of herpes/cold sores/canker sores on your lips/mouth?

Two different things. Cankers (recurrent aphthous ulcers) are an "auto-immune" type reaction to trauma/stress (such as biting your lip). They occur on the loose membranes of your lips, cheeks and floor of the mouth. Your dentist can treat with prednisone, laser or chemicals to cut pain. Cold sores are hsv. Abreva helps those some, but most need doc rx. Both go away without treatment in 10-14 days (pain only 3-5 days). Read more...

What could cause a sudden incidence of canker sores on the inside of mouth and lips? Theyre not cold sores and I haven't had sex recently to contract HIV or anything. I never get them now I have 4-5 sore persistent ones all at once. I also eat good.

No sure answer. There is no sure answer to this question. Stress has been associated with canker sores. Some have suspected that this may be from strep mutans- an organism found normally in the mouth and considered responsible for dental caries. Have you had your teeth cleaned at least twice yearly, flossed daily, and brushed thoroughly at least 2x daily? Good dental hygiene may help. Read more...
Unsure. Many possible causes, but the most common theme is stress. Being run down, poor sleep, poor nutrition, overall stress increase. Also, some people have reaction to foods, such as chocolate and beer. Exposure to sun will set this off in some patients. Any new toothpaste,mouthwash, foods, spices ?? Can be peculiar to the individual. Warm salt water rinses 4-5xday seem to help. Good Luck. Read more...
Canker Sores. are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The cause is not known. The aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. Read more...

Are canker sores inside mouth (gums, inner cheek) a form of HSV 1? Never had any blister-like cold sores outside on/around lips.

Canker Sore. The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear.Possible triggers for canker sores include: a minor injury to your mouth from dental work, overzealous brushing, sports mishaps, spicy or acidic foods, or an accidental cheek bite, toothpastes and mouth rinses containing sodium lauryl sulfate, food sensitivities, a diet lacking in vitamin b-12, zinc, folate (folic acid) or iron, stress, or hormonal changes. Read more...
Canker sores? Canker sores are ulcers of unknown origin. They may result from stress, citrus foods, irritation or trauma. They usually occur on the inside of the mouth and the tongue. Aphthous stomatitis (cold sores or fever blisters) are caused by the hsv-1 virus. They usually occur in clusters on the outside of the lips. Check with your dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment for pain. Read more...

The sore on my inner top lip on my right side looks like its yellow patch. It burns & tingles from time to time. Herpes or cold sores or canker sores?

Herpes. This is probably herpes cold sores. Please see your dermatologist to make sure. Read more...
How long. Has it been there? Sounds like an ulcer from what you discribed. It should go away on its own in 2 weeks. If it is a herpetic lesion you can see your dentist for treatment options. There is a difference between the two from a contagious stand point. Dental lasers are a great option and could be used in both cases. Read more...

What is gingivostomatitis? Is it herpes? I have canker sores inside mouth (not cold sores) few weeks ago I had swollen gums. And bump near anus.

Common occurrence . Gingivostomatitis is the long name for a condition that results in a very sore mouth. It's caused by a viral infection( herpes simplex virus) and is common in children. The symptoms can be mild or severe. While it can be disconcerting to see sores in your toddler's mouth — and to know that she hurts — usually there's no cause for worry.Gingivostomatitis can also be caused by a coxsackie virus. Read more...
Be patient. Herpetic gingivostomatitis is a combination of gingivitis and stomatitis and is a common infection of the mouth and gums. Although a self-limiting disease, this oral infection can cause significant mouth discomfort and frustration. The sores usually disappear within two to three weeks, regardless of whether they are treated or not. Read more...