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BonusMom
03-16-2009, 08:06 AM
Awoke with two mouth sores. Is this common with SLE?

TobyJug
03-16-2009, 08:08 AM
oh yes....
I have mouth sores, ulcers, tongue ulcers, blisters.... etc..

very rubbish....
had them for years various things that cause them to appear.... alcohol, stress no sleep at all etc...

try flushing your mounth with hot water with desolved salt in it that sorta works for me...

good luck....

sick n tired
03-16-2009, 08:49 AM
mouth sores...ugh...I hate them...even worse for me are nose sores. Sometimes those start bleeding.
yes...very common. I think it is one of the criteria for sle.

preshad
03-16-2009, 10:29 PM
I had cancer, and between the chemotherapy and lupus, I had many mouth sores. Ask your doctor to order you the pink mouth rinse for chenotherapy patients. Itnumbs your sore mouth, and heals the mouth sores. It works great,
Preshad

mountaindreamer
03-17-2009, 05:40 AM
hi bonusmom,

i use the mouth wash that my daughter was prescribed for mouth sores from chemotherapy.....and preshad is right, works great.

my mouth sores usually are not painful, more like a small area of loos skin, not open, and not painful....just annoying.

my tongue gets irritations at the tip, and these can be quite painful.

hope you find relief....your dr. can prescribe the mouthwash.