Drooling And Mouth Sores

Reviewed on 2/19/2021

Mouth sores can be related to viral infections, canker sores, traumatic injury, or rarely, oral cancers. Drooling can accompany irritation of the mouth or sore throat due to viral infections that make swallowing painful. If you have signs of an infection or you are experiencing mouth sores that do not improve, seek the advice of a doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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