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my mopther has sores in her mouth and tongue. Also loss of

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my mopther has sores in her mouth and tongue. Also loss of taste.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 7 years ago.

In which part it is more ?

Is there any pain associated with it?

Is she under any medication?

How large are they?

Does she suffer from any other disease?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no. relatively healthy 80 year old woman.1. her lips and gums.2. yes 3.blood pressure thyroid.4. end of pen size
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 7 years ago.
Thank you for the information

The ulcers of her mouth & tongue can be due to aphthous stomatitis or canker sores.

The other causes of ulcers here are deficiency of vitamins, injury , infection , vasculitis , allergy etc.

But from her distribution it seems more likely to be aphthous ulcers.

She can take B vitamin supplements & should have a check up by her doctor.

I hope this information will help.

Please ask if you need any clarification.

Best wishes.
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