Herpetic stomatitis is in the form of ulcers or blisters filled with fluid that appear on or around the lips and rarely on the gums or palate. They begin with a tingling, burning sensation, or before they sprout injuries. Once the liquid comes out, it forms a crust (scab) on the ulcer. The blisters last 7 to 10 days, are highly contagious and often present with symptoms like the common cold or flu.
The main cause is the herpes simplex virus type 1. The initial infection usually occurs before the person is an adult and can be confused with a cold or flu episode. Once the person is infected, the virus stays in the body forever latent form. (more…)
If you had to make a list of some of the most uncomfortable things in life, give certain lesions in the mouth in the first place! Pain when eating, talking and annoying, sometimes not let you sleep. Not to mention how awful they look. The redness, irritation, sores, fires, ulcers or lesions in or around the mouth are grouped under the term stomatitis. Here we explain the different types of stomatitis there, why they occur and how to remedy them.
Stomatitis, ie when there is inflammation or injury to the mouth, causing discomfort and pain that make it difficult for the person to eat, speak, until you can sleep. There are different types of stomatitis which are classified by the cause that produces it. The most common are: (more…)