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Diseases » Mouth conditions » Hidden Causes
 

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Mouth conditions

Discussion of underlying conditions of Mouth conditions:

A variety of soft tissue changes in some women during puberty, menstruation, and menopause can happen because of hormonal variations. Oral lesions, such as cold sores and canker sores, may be more frequent. A condition called pregnancy gingivitis often puts expectant mothers at risk for gum disease and may discourage proper brushing and flossing. Gingivitis also can occur during puberty as hormone changes occur.

Around the time of menopause, dry mouth (often also related to the use of certain medications), changes in sensation or taste, increased risk of gum disease, and bone weakness are concerns. (Source: excerpt from Oral Health: NWHIC)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Mouth conditions, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Mouth conditions. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Mouth conditions. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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