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Can too much mouthwash cause ulcers (blisters) in the mouth? Or are they from viruses?

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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
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In brief: It's possible

Blisters, erosions and sores in the mouth can be caused by many different things.
Some are contagious (herpes simplex virus) and many are not (canker sores, lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris). Mouthwashes can be very harsh on the sensitive mucosa in the mouth and can lead to ulcers/erosions. Have this checked out to find the exact cause as this is important for long term treatment decisions.

In brief: It's possible

Blisters, erosions and sores in the mouth can be caused by many different things.
Some are contagious (herpes simplex virus) and many are not (canker sores, lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris). Mouthwashes can be very harsh on the sensitive mucosa in the mouth and can lead to ulcers/erosions. Have this checked out to find the exact cause as this is important for long term treatment decisions.
Dr. John Ebner
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In brief: Yes

The alcohol and phenol in some mouthwashes as well as the aromatic oils can cause blisters in some people.

In brief: Yes

The alcohol and phenol in some mouthwashes as well as the aromatic oils can cause blisters in some people.
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