Dry Mouth, Mouth Sores, Red Spots And Sore Tongue

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Changes in the mouth including mouth sores and spots can be related to viral infections including coxsackie virus infection. Other infections may also cause these conditions. If you believe you have signs of an infection or are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of a health care provider so that you can receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

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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