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Lip sore

Lip sore: Introduction

Lip sore: Sores or ulcers on the lips. See detailed information below for a list of 24 causes of Lip sore, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Lip sore:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Lip sore. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Lip sore:

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Lip sore: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Lip sore, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Lip sore Treatments

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Stories from Users for Lip sore

Real-life user stories relating to Lip sore:

Message Boards for Lip sore

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Lip sore or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Lip sore:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Lip sore. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine the sores on the lips - e.g. aphthous ulceration, angular stomatitis, herpetic blisters, growths, lesions or ulceration.
    • Examine inside the mouth
    • Feel cervical lymph nodes (glands) for enlargement - e.g. with lip cancers, herpes simplex labialis.
    • Examine sores elsewhere on the body
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Lip sore:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Lip sore as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Lip sore: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Lip sore may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lip sore

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Lip sore:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Lip sore. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

See Lip sore Assessment Questionnaire (22 listings)

Lip sore: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Lip sore:

The list of organs typically affected by Lip sore may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Lip sore

The list below shows some of the causes of Lip sore mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Lip sore?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lip sore. Of the 24 causes of Lip sore that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 23 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lip sore:

The following list of conditions have 'Lip sore' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Lip sore Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Lip sore based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Lip sore?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Lip sore, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Lip sore:

    Medical Conditions associated with Lip sore:

    Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Lip sore:

    Lip pain (8 causes), Dry lips, Tingling lips (24 causes), Mouth tingling (30 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Aphthous ulcer (82 causes), Herpes simplex, Cold sores (3 causes), Canker sores, Impetigo, Dermatitis (116 causes), Contact dermatitis, Candidiasis, Leukoplakia (17 causes), Mucocele cyst

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