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A friend has gums pulling away from his teeth and canker sores on his lips, tongue, and throat. What is happening?

He has some fever, but strep and mono tests were negative.
Related Topics: Canker Sore, Fever

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Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery of Manhattan, P.C., New York, N.Y.
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Please have your friend go and see an oral pathologist or an oral surgeon.

The condition could be caused by a virus (herpes virus), or other conditions, but this should be confirmed by a proper examination.

Do not delay. Have your friend see the proper doctor.

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Read the Original Article: Feverish, with canker sores on lips, tongue and all down the back of throat and very bad breath.