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Medical Problems That Can Cause Wounds Inside The Mouth

Injuries to the lips and mouth lining can be a symptom of a number of diseases and medical conditions. Many people experience discomfort from mouth sores; therefore, it is prudent to be on the lookout for any unusual or painful sores in the mouth.

Here, following the lead of a piece on Healthline, we'll examine certain medical conditions that might lead to injuries inside the mouth. Persistent mouth sores can be caused by a number of different factors, all of which will be covered in this article.

What sorts of diseases or conditions result in mouth and throat injuries?

According to healthline One of the diseases that can cause sores in and around the lips is infectious mononucleosis, sometimes known as kissing disease. In addition to fever, other concerning signs include swelling of the lymph nodes and general weakness.

Oral thrush, often called Candidiasis, is a disorder caused by an overgrowth of yeast in the mouth. In most cases, oral thrush is not a disease in and of itself, but rather a symptom of something more serious.

Wounds inside the mouth may be caused by anemia or a lack of folate. Folate is essential for proper bodily functioning, and deficiency can cause some concerning changes, such as oral sores.

Herpes simplex virus type 4 cold sores. Herpes can produce painful and highly contagious mouth sores; if you have herpes, you should see a doctor as soon as you discover cold sores to prevent spreading the virus.

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