Advertisement

What medications can cause mouth sores?

Some medications have been linked to the development of oral sores, inflammation or discoloration of the soft tissues in the mouth. These medications include those prescribed for blood pressure control, immunosuppressive agents, oral contraceptives and some chemotherapeutic agents.

Continue Learning about Tooth & Mouth Disorders

Can candy help my ageusia?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Surprisingly, candy may actually help your ageusia -- if it's the result of a dry mouth. Sucking on ...
More Answers
Are temporomandibular disorders (TMD) permanent?
American Dental AssociationAmerican Dental Association
Most temporomandibular disorders (TMD) may not completely disappear, but it can be managed. Diagnosi...
More Answers
What is strawberry tongue?
RealAgeRealAge
Strawberry tongue is a sign of disease wherein the tongue looks enlarged and red, with a rough or bu...
More Answers
Can Gum Disease Affect Your Overall Health?
Can Gum Disease Affect Your Overall Health?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.