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Infectious Diseases

Mouth

03/03/2006

Question:

what causes tongue and roof of mouth to be red and blistered?

Answer:

There are several causes of blisters and ulcers in the mouth. Some of these causes include viral infections - Cytomegalovirus, herpes virus or they can be caused by drug reactions or it can be secondary to aphthous stomatitis.

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Response by:

Pamposh   Kaul, MD Pamposh Kaul, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati