Does Crohn's disease cause mouth sores?

Yes. Crohn's disease can cause mouth sores similar to canker sores (aphthous ulcers). Crohn's disease can affect the digestive tract, anywhere from the mouth to the anus.
Yes, this is common. It is common for a person suffering from crohn's disease to experience mouth sores. Monitor the affect of acidic foods such as citrus fruits because this seems to cause flare ups.

Related Questions

Hi, I have Crohn's disease. I have got 2 huge blisters and 3 lumps growing under my tongue on the floor of my mouth. Is this related to Crohn's or not?

Could be. Some crohns patients can get crohns related ulcers in their mouth. They tend to get them during a flare, not when everything is going well. However you may have a viral infection causing this. So if u are flaring, call your gi. If not, go see your pcp for further guidance.

I have had Crohn's disease for a few years but have recently developed a fissured tongue. It is really painful. Is this because of the crohn's?

Maybe. Crohn's disease can involve the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. In the mouth, it can cause ulcers, fissures, plaques, erythema and other lesions. In addition, malnutrition or deficiency of micronutrients (minerals, vitamins, etc) can cause lesions in the mouth (fissures, inflammation, etc). Both these conditions should be evaluated by your MD.

Crohn's disease - is it common for someone to have a fissured tongue?

Uncommon. Oral manifestations of Crohn's disease are less common than intestinal manifestations. However anywhere in the lips, mouth, tongue, or back of the throat can be affected. If you truly have oral manifestations of Crohn's I would make certain you are on strong enough medication for your disease. Some of the oral manifestations can cause serious infections or even disfigurement.

I'm having a flare-up of Crohn's disease and my tongue is very sore - is this a normal part of the flare-up?

Yes. Yes, you can get oral lesions from crohn's disease. The dorsum of the tongue is usually spared. Topical steroid preparations can help.

"out of the clear blue" I have started coughing with terribleitching from head to toe. There are no rash or hives. Can I have Crohn's disease and RA?

Infection? If you are taking a tnf Alpha antagonist to control crohn's or rheumatoid arthritis your resistance to infection is decreased. Any new unexpected symptom should be reported promptly to your primary health care provider or your rheumatologist.
Medication side effe. Need to take history, especially drug history.
See your doctor. I don't believe your symptoms are related to RA or chrons.

Can fatigue and a whoozy head, and feeling like I have flu like symptoms when I haven't. be due to Crohn's disease. I feel so bad and want to sleep.

Crohns dx whoozy. How long have you had Crohns disease? What medications are you on? Sinusitis-due to reflux can cause fatigue and whoozy -occurs in Crohns. Check for H. Pylori. Try Prevecid. May be food intolerances-gluten/soy. Would also check TSH/T4 as you have Hashimotos. Autoimmune disease when active causes fatigue, as do meds. Get CBC, CMP, ESR, CRP, lyme u/a in older person. May need MRI f/u w/ doc.

What are the medical causes of teeth yellowing. I have yellow teeth and crohn's. Also have severe osteoporosis. Tested negative for celiac.?

More info needed.... Have your teeth always been yellow? Coffee? Tea? Last dental cleaning? Certain medications can cause staining which can usually be cleaned professionally. You may want try a whitening product from your drugstore or your dentist. I am unaware that the conditions you listed would in and of themselves cause your teeth to yellow. Consult with your dentist regarding remedies.
Diet. There are a couple of reasons for yellow teeth. One is diet. Drinking a lot of coffee, tea, red wine, grape juice and other things like that will stain teeth. Poor oral hygiene and infrequent dental care can lead to stained and decayed teeth. The best thing to do is to see a dentist and find out what is going on in your mouth and how to treat this and improve your teeth.

Vitamin D deficiency D/T Crohn's, could this cause any dental problems? Always had healthy teeth, until the last couple of years...

D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency is unlikely to be the cause of your dental problems. Why are you vitamin D deficient? It available over the counter at your pharmacy and is not expensive. It comes in bottles of 100 capsules either in 1000 or 2000 units of vitamin D per capsule. Take one capsule once a day.
Vomitus. If vomiting is associated with Crohn's, enamel will be affected from the hydrochloric acid from the stomach, primarily the lingual aspects of the upper front 6 teeth.